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$mart $tart Budgeting Workshop

October 9th, 2015
$TART $MARTStudents will discuss how to create a budget through the WAGE Program and $mart $tart.

WAGE “Leadership Colors” Lunch and Workshop

September 18th, 2015
WAGE Colors Luncheon Spring 2015New students in the WAGE Program will discuss their leadership color as well as the dynamics of gender and leadership.

WGS Awards Banquet and Poster Presentation

April 20, 2015

5The Women's and Gender Studies Program held its Research Symposium and End of Year Reception complete with keynote Speaker: Michele Tracy Berger, author of Transforming Scholarship: Why Women’s and Gender Studies Students Are Changing Themselves and the World (Routledge 2011). She definitively answers the question, “What can you do with an interest in women’s and gender studies?”

$mart $tart Salary Negotiation Workshop

April 13, 2015

$TART $MART$mart $tart was a salary negotiation workshop with a focus on women and fair wages. Participants in the workshop learned how to negotiate for a fair salary and benefits package.

“Superdads: How Fathers Balance Work and Family in the 21st Century”

March 4, 2015

4Gayle Kaufman, Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies at Davidson College, discussed her research that looks at the evolving ways modern men view their roles as fathers and providers and the need for shifting understanding of maternity and paternity leave in the U.S. and globally.

Elect Her: Campus Women Win Training

February 23, 2015 from 10am - 3pm in the Greek Conference Center Ballroom

3Elect Her was a one day, on-campus workshop sponsored by AAUW and Running Start that taught students about running for office, both on campus and in the broader world. Through this workshop students learned how to run a campaign, campaign with confidence, win an election, enhance leadership skills, build a leadership resume and communicate and network effectively.

Please watch this video for more information: HPU Selected as One of Fifty Campuses for Elect Her Training

Film Screening – Miss Representation

February 11, 2015

2The Women's and Gender Studies Program screened the film Miss Representation with discussion of its major themes afterwards.

Gender, Sports and Public Relations

February 2, 2015 from 7pm - 8pm at Phillips School of Business 120

Melissa PlunkettMelissa Plunkett discussed her work with the WNBA’s New York Liberty, her career path and the gender dynamics of professional sports and public relations.

WAGE Leadership Colors Luncheon

January 23, 2015 from 12pm - 1pm in the Greek Village Conference Center

WAGE Colors Luncheon Spring 2015Luncheon for new students in the WAGE program cohort.

W.A.G.E. Luncheon

December 5, 2014 from 12pm - 1pm in Greek Commerce 2nd Floor

A celebratory luncheon for all students that completed the requirements for the W.A.G.E. certificate. Students presented their elevator pitches were recognized as completing the program. **This event was by invitation only**

$tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop

November 21, 2014 from 3 - 6pm in Wilson Commerce Ballroom

$tart $mart was a salary negotiation workshop with a focus on women and fair wages. Participants in the workshop learned how to negotiate for a fair salary and benefits package.

Watch this video for further information.

Roundtable Discussion

November 5, 2014 from 7pm in Phillips 120

Description of the women at the roundtableThe Women and Gender Equity (WAGE) Leadership Project at High Point University hosted a roundtable with North Carolina women leaders. The event was open to the public; no tickets were required.

During the program, the panelists – three women leaders from the Triad – discussed their professional and personal experiences, focusing on gender equity and its impact on leadership, civic engagement and professional achievement.

Click here for more information on the Roundtable.

Campaigns and Candidacy: Why Gender Matters

September 30, 2014 from 7pm in Phillips 120

Flyer for WAGE Campaigns and CandidacyCampaigns and Candidacy: Why Gender Matters Gender plays a powerful role in determining citizens’ willingness to run for public office. In this presentation, Dr. Alixandra Yanus, Assistant Professor of Political Science, explored the source and scope of those barriers as well as began to explore what can be done to narrow this gender gap for future generations.

Click here for an interview with FOX 8 and Dr. Yanus about her presentation.

Click here for an interview with Dr.Yanus and 88.5 WFDD about her presentation.

Wage at the Ropes

September 12, 2014 from 3pm at The HPU Estate

The Wage at the Ropes FlyerWage at the Ropes was a team-building activity at the High Point University Estate Ropes Course.

Click here for photos from WAGE at the Ropes.

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