2023 Women’s History Month events scheduled

women's history month
Monday, March 6, 2023

Celebrate Women’s History Month at UNC Charlotte. Plan to participate in one or more of these events in March: 

Thursday, March 16, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Steps on our Journey: Women of Color Faculty Roundtable
College of Health and Human Services, Room 281, and live stream

Participants: Banita Brown, associate dean, CLAS; Cheryl Brown, political science and public administration; Yvette Huet, biological sciences; Lisa Meriweather, education leadership; Pinku Mukherjee, biological sciences; and Sonya Ramsey, history. Moderator, Sharon Hayes-Brown, English and Women’s Studies graduate certificate alumna; faculty and incoming lecturer 

Sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies program

Tuesday, March 21, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Roundtable: Reflecting Back and Moving Forward, Black and Women of Color Leadership and Empowerment in the New South
Harvey B. Gantt Center, 551 South Tryon Street
Free to the public; registration required

Participants: Kim Bradley, chief of staff, Office of the Chancellor; Crystal Hill, interim superintendent, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools; Dee Dixon, president and CEO, Pride Magazine; Raichelle Glover, market president, Truist Bank; Reverend Debra Hopkins, CEO, There's Hope; Carmen Shaw, assistant vice president of nursing excellence, Atrium Health; Vilma Leake, commissioner, Mecklenburg County Board; Geraldine Sumter, Ferguson, Chambers & Sumter, P.A.; Krista Terrell, president, Arts and Science Council; and Rosalina Torres-Weiner, Charlotte-based artist and activist.
Sponsored by: the Women’s and Gender Studies program

Thursday, March 23
Virtual Presentations: Controlling Our Bodies, Controlling Our Lives 

  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Zoom
    “Trans Approaches to Reproductive Justice,” Ash Williams, Charlotte alum and trans activist
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m., Zoom

“Plotting for the Starved,”  L.H. Stallings, Department of Africana Studies, Georgetown University, and author of “A Dirty South Manifesto: Sexual Resistance and Imagination in the New South”

Sponsored by The Women’s and Gender Studies program

Wednesday, March 29
{We Move} Feminism and Activism, Then and Now

A gender-expansive dialogue series that includes topics relevant to all genders. All invited, no registration required.

  • Noon to 2 p.m., Popp Martin Student Union, Second Floor
    Community Resource Fair
  • 2:30 to 3:45 p.m., Halton Reading Room, Atkins Library 
    "Legacies of Gender and Women's Activism at Bennett College," 
    Speaker: Linda Brown, Greensboro sit-ins participant
  • 4 to 5:30 p.m. and 5 to 7:30 p.m., Popp Martin Student Union Theater
    TikTok Boom Film Screening and Talk Back Student Panel 

Sponsored by UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South; Holocaust Studies Center; Women's and Gender Studies Program; and Office of Identity, Equity and Engagement

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