Women’s History Month Events This Week

WHM_Poster_2015 11x17Join Gender and Sexuality Services and our campus partners for the following Women’s History Month events the week of March 9:

Monday, March 9 at noon in the McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC) Ballroom
From Eve to Evolution: Women and Science in the Nineteenth Century U.S., an Introduction
Sponsored by the Department of Humanities
The event will feature guest speaker Kimberly Hamlin, as well as a free luncheon and a concluding discussion with a question-and-answer session. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Linsey Maughan at lmaughan@iit.edu.

Tuesday, March 10 at noon on the MTCC Bridge
125 Ways to Stay Healthy: Safe Sex Kit Giveaway
Sponsored by the Student Health and Wellness Center
SHWC will provide 125 free safe-sex kits along with information regarding safer sex practices. Come ask us questions, learn about the items in the sex kit, and take one before they are all gone!

Tuesday, March 10 from 4–5:30 p.m. in the MTCC Ballroom
Yoga and Self-Empowerment
Sponsored by student April Wanagas and the Student Health and Wellness Center
This self-empowering and confidence-driven yoga session will help students realize their worth is so much more than they often acknowledge.

Tuesday, March 10 at 7 p.m. in the MTCC Welcome Center
Hawks Coffeehouse Series: Lacey Roop
Sponsored by Union Board
Attend this special Hawks Coffeehouse series. Lacey Roop is a nationally acclaimed spoken-word artist who in 2011 placed sixth at the Women of the World Poetry Slam.

Wednesday, March 11 at 8 p.m. in the MTCC Auditorium
Girl Rising, documentary screening
Girl Rising is a documentary that details the struggle girls around the world face in getting an
education. The screening will be followed by a discussion about the most impactful stories and will open the floor to allow for the sharing of personal experiences.

Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m. in The Bog in Hermann Hall
Trivia Night in The Bog
Sponsored by Union Board
Come enjoy bar-style trivia in The Bog and enjoy some appetizers and drinks. Questions will be themed around women and Women’s History Month in a variety of categories including pop culture, TV and movies, music, and more. Win prizes, eat food, have fun.

This event reflects the values expressed in IIT’s Diversity Statement and is intended to promote diversity at IIT.