Elect Her is accepting nominations
Nominations are now open for Elect Her!
Elect Her-Campus Women Win, a collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, encourages and trains undergraduate women to run for student government at Emory. Elect Her's centerpiece is a comprehensive daylong training program for students that educates Emory women about the need for more women in student government and guides them through the campaign process. If you know a student who would benefit from attending the Elect Her Training on February 7th please fill out the brief nomination form here. Self nominations accepted. Deadline for submission is January 23rd.
Elevate your fitness at Pure barre!
Join the Alumnae Women of Emory and Center for Women at Emory as we bring in the new year by elevating our fitness with Pure Barre! We will participate in an hour long Pure Barre Class with a social to follow featuring healthy refreshments! Details: January 24, 2015 1:00 PM, Pure Barre, Druid Hills. Register here! Space is limited. Open to all students, faculty, and staff.
Women's Wine Down
Center for Women would like to invite all women faculty and staff to join us for another Women's Wine Down. This time we will discuss preliminary plans to create a Women's Employee Resource Group at Emory. Details: Friday, January 30, 2015. 4:00- 5:00 pm. Center for Women, Cox Hall, 3rd Floor.
Applications now open for the Emory Conversation Partner Program for Spring 2015!
Are you an international student interested in having a US student as a conversation partner to build your English conversation skills or looking to meet someone new? Are you a US student interested in getting to know an international student and potentially learning a new language? Sponsored by the Office of International Student Life and Emory College ESL Services, this program pairs International Students and US students together based on mutual interests, and students meet weekly for coffee, lunch, dinner, etc. to converse in English. The conversation partner program is a semester commitment, with the option to continue to meet after the semester concludes. Visit www.tinyurl.com/emorycpp for applications and more details. Applications are due January 20th. E-mail email@example.com or drop by the Office of International Student Life Office in the DUC E228 with any questions!
The 2015 Unsung Heroine Awards
Save the date! The Center for Women presents the 2015 Unsung Heroine Awards. Details: March 18, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Miller-Ward Alumni House: 815 Houston Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30329.
Learn more here!
Cell Phones for Survivors
Are you ready to help survivors of domestic violence? You make the call. Donating your old or used cell phones will assist the women and children served by Partnership against Domestic Violence and the Georgia Coalition against Domestic Violence. Some phones become emergency phones for survivors; others will be recycled and the funds will help support the organizations listed above. Drop off location: Center for Women at Emory, 569 Asbury Circle, Cox Hall, 3rd Floor.
A look back at the historical Whose Beloved Community? Black Civil and LGBT rights conference which took place on March 27th - March 29th 2014. The "Whose Beloved Community?" conference was a wonderful success. Click here to hear Dr. Dona Yarbrough, Director of the Center for Women and Co-Chair of the conference, and Charles Stephens, coordinator of the conference, discuss the conference.