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OFFICE FOR INTERCULTURAL LEARNING: WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

 

“Women’s History is Women’s Right. It is an essential and
indispensable heritage from which we can draw pride, comfort,
courage, and long-range vision.”
-- Gerda Lerner, historian, author and teacher

 

2014 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Visit Campus Women’s Centers for Women’s History Month displays all month!

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Spring Career Series: “Women as Entrepreneurs”

Angela Drummond

CEO of SiloSmashers

Sponsored by the Women’s Center

 

Hear the personal journey of a college graduate-turned-government contractor who left the industry to start her own company. Angela Drummond started SiloSmashers, an industry leading strategy, management, and technology consulting firm.

Thursday, March 27

12 ­– 1:30 p.m.

Virginia Beach Campus

Student Center, Room K-320

Refreshments provided

 

TCC News: As part of Women's History Month, CEO shares lessons learned

 

 

Dr. Alexandria Manrov STEM Award: Deadline March 17

Are you a TCC female student with academic standing enrolled in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics-related major?  E-mail womenscenter@tcc.edu before March 17 to find out how to apply for one of four $500 awards.

 

Mary Pat Liggio Student Leadership Award: Deadline March 21

Are you a TCC female student with good academic standing and leadership qualities? Do you also participate in Women’s Center programs, events or services? E-mail womenscenter@tcc.edu before March 21 to find out how to apply for this $500 award.

 

Women’s Center’s 8th Annual Women Can! Conference

At this conference, students will get to meet women from a variety of non-traditional careers!                          

Friday, March 14

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Portsmouth Campus

The Forum

NEW! See TCC's Facebook page for photos of the event!

 

International Women’s Day: Inspiring Change

Join TCC faculty and staff for presentations by International Student Association members that celebrate cultural diversity and women’s accomplishments around the world. Discussion to follow presentations! Light refreshments provided.

Tuesday, March 18

12:30 – 2 p.m.
Virginia Beach Campus

Student Center

3rd Floor- Room K-304

Sponsored by the Office for Intercultural Learning

 

 

The Art of Successful Interviewing

Interested in improving your interviewing skills? Join us for a presentation on putting your best self forward and getting the job you want!

Tuesday, March 25

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Chesapeake Campus

Whitehurst Building, Room 2061

Sponsored by the Women’s Center

 

Film: “Girl Rising”

“Girl Rising” journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams ~GirlRising.com

Thursday, March 20

12 – 2 p.m.

Portsmouth Campus

Student Center TV Lounge

Sponsored by the Women’s Center and Portsmouth Campus Student Activities

 

 

Film and Panel Discussion: “Girl Trouble”

“Girl Trouble” features two programs that are pushing the boundaries when it comes to helping girls in the system. The Walden House Sister Kin Project and The Center for Young Women’s Development’s Sisters Rising internship address issues like sexual abuse, self-esteem and community as part of the healing process for women. -- pbs.org/independentlens/girltrouble. The discussion will be facilitated by Shana Haines, assistant professor of English.

Time and date to be announced

Portsmouth Campus

Sponsored by the Office for Intercultural Learning

Book Discussion: “For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf”

 “If there are shoulders modern African-American women’s literature stands upon they belong to Ntozake Shange, who revolutionized theatre and literature with her iconic work for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf in the 1970s. Any of us writing today are inheritors of her genius.” — Sapphire, author of “Push”

Friday, March 28

12 – 1:30 p.m.

Virginia Beach Campus

Room A-107

Sponsored by the Women’s Center

 

 

Couponing Sessions

Are you interested in saving money? Come learn the basics of couponing and find out what you can save!

  • Portsmouth Campus: Wednesday, March 19, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
  • Virginia Beach Campus: Friday, March 21, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
  • Norfolk Campus: Wednesday, March 26, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
  • Chesapeake Campus: Thursday, March 27, 12 – 1:30 p.m.

Locations to be announced

Sponsored by Office of Pregnant and Parenting Student Services (OPPSS)

 

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