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Spring 2019

Thursday, January 31, 5:00 pm -7:00 pm, LSBE 118
Half the Sky Documentary Screening
For Sex Trafficking Awareness Month
Sponsored by Early Childhood Studies Department and UMD Women’s Resource and Action Center

Wednesday, February 13, 3:00-4:00pm, Kirby Student Center 268
We Need More than Thoughts and Prayers: Toxic Masculinity and Gun Violence
Melissa Frank (they/them) is a graduate student in the English, Linguistics, and Writing Studies program at UMD; their focus is on feminist theory and popular culture. Melissa is also the parent of a murdered child who researches and speaks statewide about the disconnection in current culture between toxic behaviors of gender performance and gun violence.
Sponsored by UMD Women’s Resource and Action Center

Wednesday, February 20, 3:00-4:00pm, Kirby Student Center 268
AAUW Start Smart
Start Smart is a workshop led by the American Association University of Women (AAUW)  and is specifically designed to teach you how to negotiate salaries for a new job. In this workshop you will gain confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-play and learn how to identify and articulate your personal value, how to develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and other strategies to use when negotiation, learn how to conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits and finally you will get to acquire knowledge on the existing pay gap, including its long term consequences on their careers.
 Sponsored by UMD Women’s Resource and Action Center

Women's History Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Mock Rape Trial 

For a detail list of events please visit the news and events page.