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February 2017

WAGE Budgeting Workshop

February 24, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
High Point YWCA, 115 W Westwood 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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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March 2018

International Women’s Day Event

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
High Point YWCA, 115 W Westwood Avenue
High Point, NC 27265 United States
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International Women’s Day has, since 1911, celebrated the contributions of women to society and emphasized the importance of gender equality. In High Point, International Women’s Day focuses on the rich and diverse local activity that connects women from all over the world in our “international city”. Please join us as we celebrate women through diverse music, dancing, cultural dishes, and crafts. This year’s theme is #PressforProgress.    This event is free to attend and open to the public.    

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April 2018

Yoga With Jessamyn Stanley

April 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wilson Ballroom

Jessamyn Stanley uses high-energy vinyasa flow as a way to move past mental and emotional barriers. Her classes provide a body-positive approach to yoga which celebrates students’ bodies and  encourages them to ask “How do I feel?” rather than “How do I look?” when practicing yoga. Stanley’s eponymous yoga lifestyle blog and Instagram attracts thousands of followers daily, offering tips and advice for other yoga practitioners while documenting her home yoga practice.   Please Note: The location and time of this event…

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Race, Gender, and Bodies with Jessamyn Stanley

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Callicut Auditorium

  Jessamyn Stanley is a yoga teacher, body positivity advocate, and writer based in Durham, North Carolina. She uses high-energy vinyasa flow as a way to move past mental and emotional barriers. Her classes provide a body-positive approach to yoga which celebrates students’ bodies and encourages them to ask “How do I feel?” rather than “How do I look?” when practicing yoga. Stanley’s eponymous yoga lifestyle blog and Instagram attracts thousands of followers daily, offering tips and advice for other yoga…

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Women’s and Gender Studies Awards Ceremony and Research Symposium

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wilson Ballroom

Students will present their research and WGS awards will be granted. Carter Hayward, a pioneering feminist theologist and a leading voice in the world of Christianity, will be giving the keynote speech. In 1974, she was one of the Philadelphia Eleven, eleven women whose ordinations eventually paved the way for the recognition of women as priests in the Episcopal Church in 1976. Hayward is currently a teacher and a priest for the Episcopal Church. 

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