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February 2017

WAGE Budgeting Workshop

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Commerce Room 229,

In this interactive workshop, students will learn how to create a budget to fit their financial capabilities and needs following graduation. Please register for this event here.

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March 2017

International Women’s Day Celebration

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
High Point YWCA, 112 Gatewood Avenue
High Point, NC 27265 United States
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International Women's Day is a worldwide phenomena that celebrates the contributions of women to society and emphasizes the importance of gender equality. In High Point, International Women's Day highlights the rich and diverse local activities that connect women from across the globe in our great "International City."

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The Trials of Spring Screening and Lecture

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phillips School of Business 120,

When a young Egyptian woman travels from her village to Cairo to add her voice to the tens of thousands of Egyptians demanding an end to military rule, she is arrested, beaten, and tortured by security forces and later punished and imprisoned by her family for daring to speak out. Unbreakable, she sets out in a search for freedom and social justice in a country where there is little tolerance for the likes of her. Following the screening of The Trials…

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Lecture by Chris Abani

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Phillips School of Business 120,

Chris Abani is a novelist, poet, essayist, screenwriter and playwright. Born in Nigeria to an Igbo father and English mother, he grew up in Afikpo, Nigeria. He has received a BA in English from Imo State University, Nigeria, a MA in English, Gender and Culture from Birkbeck College, University of London, and a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Southern California. Through his TED Talks, public speaking, and essays, Abani is known as an international voice on…

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WAGE Salary Negotiation Workshop

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Commerce Room 229,

In this interactive workshop, students will learn to successfully negotiate a salary and benefits package in the workforce. Please register for this event here.

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April 2017

Women’s and Gender Studies Research Symposium

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The annual WGS Research Symposium serves as a capstone celebration of the year's scholarship and achievements of the students in WGS classes.

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