Women's History Month

Women's HISTORY MONTH 2023


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Reflect Back and Moving Forward: Women's Empowerment in the New South

Steps on our journey 2023

We Move 2023

March 16th Reflecting Back & Moving Forward, Black and Women of Color Leadership and Empowerment in the New South Roundtable
Harvey B. Gantt Center
6 to 8:30 pm. (Free to the Public)
Registration Link

Participants: Kim Bradley, chief of staff, Office of the Chancellor; Crystal Hill, interim superintendent, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools; Dee Dixon, president and CEO, Pride Magazine; Raichelle Glover, market president, Truist Bank; Reverend Debra Hopkins, CEO, There's Hope; Carmen Shaw, assistant vice president of nursing excellence, Atrium Health; Vilma Leake, commissioner, Mecklenburg County Board; Geraldine Sumter, Ferguson, Chambers & Sumter, P.A.; Krista Terrell, president, Arts and Science Council; and Rosalina Torres-Weiner, Charlotte-based artist and activist

Sponsored by: UNC Charlotte Women’s and Gender Studies

March 21st Steps On Our Journey: Women of Color Faculty Roundtable 
College of Health and Human Services, Room 281, and live stream
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Participants: Banita Brown, associate dean, CLAS; Cheryl Brown, political science and public administration; Yvette Huet, biological sciences; Lisa Meriweather, education leadership; Pinku Mukherjee, biological sciences; and Sonya Ramsey, history. Moderator, Sharon Hayes-Brown , UNC Charlotte English and Women’s Studies Graduate Certificate Alumni, Faculty and Incoming Lecturer in English

Sponsored by: UNC Charlotte Women’s and Gender Studies

March 23rd  Controlling Our Bodies, Controlling Our Lives 

First event: “Trans Approaches to Reproductive Justice,” Ash Williams Ash Williams, Charlotte alum and trans activist
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Zoom Link: https://charlotte-edu.zoom.us/s/95267281295

Sponsored by: UNC Charlotte Women’s and Gender Studies

March 23rd  Controlling Our Bodies, Controlling Our Lives 

Second Event: “Plotting for the Starved,” Dr. L.H. Stalling, Department of Africana Studies, Georgetown University, and author of “A Dirty South Manifesto: Sexual Resistance and Imagination in the New South”
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Zoom Link: https://charlotte-edu.zoom.us/s/95267281295

Sponsored by: UNC Charlotte Women’s and Gender Studies

March 29th WeMove Feminism & Activism, Then & Now

A gender-expansive dialogue series that includes topics relevant to all genders. All invited, no registration required.

Community Resource Fair
Popp-Martin Student Union, 2nd Floor
Noon to 2 p.m.

"Legacies of Gender and Women's Activism at Bennett College" 
Speaker: Dr. Linda Brown, Greensboro sit-ins participant
Halton Reading Room, Atkins Library
2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

TikTok Boom Film Screening and Talk Back Student Panel
Popp Martin Student Union Theater
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Follow-up: Talk Back Student Panel 
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

Sponsored by UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South, Holocaust Studies Center, Women's and Gender Studies Program, Identity, Equity, and Engagement