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HERstory Month (March 2016)

FEBRUARY 25, 26, 27 & MARCH 3, 4, 5
In the Blood (Play)
7:30pm (and 2pm March 5), Stage Center Theater Building F

MONDAY FEBRUARY 29
Women's Issues in This Year's Presidential Election
Voter registration drive and presentation on the most pressing issues for women in this election cycle
Speaker: Ann Logue, League of Women Voters, 10am-11am
Voter registration drive: 10am-2pm, Pedroso Center

TUESDAY MARCH 1
Black Women's Leadership Summit
Black Womyn's Magic: How We Make It Happen
1:40pm-2:55pm, Reception to follow, Golden Eagles
6:30pm-8pm, Reception to follow, CCICS Auditorium

WEDNESDAY MARCH 2
Why Are We Behind? Exploring Women's Wage Gaps
Speaker: Dr. June Lapidus, Roosevelt University
12:15pm-1:30pm, Pedroso Center

THURSDAY MARCH 3
Womyn Open Mic Night
An Open Mic event led by Womyn!
3pm-4pm, Pedroso Center

MONDAY MARCH 7
Megaphone! On Gender and Institutions
11am-3pm, Village Square

TUESDAY MARCH 8
...is International Women's Day!

International Women's Day Reception
3pm-4pm, Recital Hall Lobby
Keynote Speaker:
Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President
4:15pm-5:30pm, Recital Hall

How to Lose Your Virginity
Film Screening and Discussion
7:05pm-9:45pm, Golden Eagles

WEDNESDAY MARCH 9
Transnational Maternity Leave
Deberah Bernstein, Justice Studies, Women's & Gender Studies
4:15pm-6:55pm, LWH 3046

THURSDAY MARCH 10
Economic Inequality Initiative Spring Forum
9am-1pm, Alumni Hall

Coming Out of the Shadows Day
An event dedicated to undocumented student's experiences
2pm-4pm, NEIU Quad (Outside Alumni Hall)

FRIDAY MARCH 11
Women's Worth Conference
9:30am-1pm, Alumni Hall
1pm-5pm, Alumni Hall South
Keynote Speaker:
Bobbi Steele, Community Activist and former Cook County
Board of Comissioners President
9:30am, Alumni Hall

MONDAY MARCH 14
Women of Color and Trans Activists in the Fight Against Police and Structural Violence
Speakers: Crista Noel and Ash Stevens, Community Activists
12:15pm-1:30pm, Pedroso Center

TUESDAY MARCH 15
Health Disparities Discussion Panel
Event Description: Three Chicago experts that are working in the health care field to study and address disparities in health care access and outcomes will be speaking on the topic. They will discuss their work, the goals they are working to acheive and their career paths. 
3pm-4:30pm, Pedroso Center

The Watermelon Woman:
Race, Gender, Sexuality and Cinema

Film Screening and Discussion
7:05pm-9:45pm, Alumni Hall North

WEDNESDAY MARCH 16
Pandora's Box- What is Feminism?
1pm-2pm, Pedroso Center

THURSDAY MARCH 17
American Women Going to the Polls: How We Can Make a Difference
Ellen Cannon, Political Science, Women's & Gender Studies
12:15pm-1:30pm, LWH 2056

TUESDAY MARCH 29
The Intersection of Disability and Queer Identity
Speaker: Riva Lehrer, Artist, Writer and Curator
1:40pm-2:55pm, Alumni Hall North

Healthy Lifestyle Workshop
Facilitator: Sarah Dunmore, Personal Trainer
2pm-3:30pm, CCICS

Latino and Latin-American Studies Brown Bag
Featuring: Maria Genao-Homs, Latino/a Resource Center
3:05pm-4:05pm, Pedroso Center

WEDNESDAY MARCH 30
He Named Me Malala
Film Screening and Discussion
7:05pm, Alumni Hall South

Salary Negotiation Workshop
Facilitator: Lisa Ticker, NEIU Career Services
6:10pm-8:40pm, El Centro 312

THURSDAY MARCH 31
Healthy Lifestyle Workshop
Facilitator: Sarah Dunmore, Personal Trainer
3pm-4:30pm, Pedroso Center

THURSDAY APRIL 7
Safe Zone 101 Training
Pre-Registration required online at
www.neiu.edu/lgbtqa
1pm-4pm

FRIDAY APRIL 8
Women's and Gender Studies Student Symposium
9am-12pm, SU 215

Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs

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