Women's Month, which takes place every March, is a series of events that celebrates women's rights, women's issues and history, women leaders, and all things that affect and inspire women. Women's Month is made possible through the collaboration of the Institute for Women's Leadership and the Saint Ben's Senate.
Women's Month 2015
"Daring women to be fearlessly authentic while creating an open and supportive community between campuses".
Week 1: Create your identity
Week 2: Leave your mark on CSB/SJU
Week 3: Bring it to the world!
Women's Month Events:
"Dare to be Proud of Your Heritage": Intercultural Identity Campaign
Wednesday, March 11
9:00 - 4:30 p.m., Gorecki Wall, CSB
Join us for ths campaign to promote identity among intercultural communities. Leave your mark on the CSB Gorecki Wall.
"Dare to be Natural": Natural Beauty Day
Friday, March 13
9:00 - 4:30 p.m., IWL Office, CSB
Join the IWL as we celebrate Natural Beauty Day by picking up a free t-shirt! Take the challenge of going make-up free throughout the day. Show the campus and the world your unique and untouched beauty.
"Dare to Encourage": Mailbox Notes
Monday, March 16
9:00 - 4:30 p.m., Gorecki Fireside, CSB or Sexton Commons, SJU
Stop by either Gorecki Fireside or Sexton Commons to write encouraging notes to your friends. Paper and crayons will be provided.
"Dare to Discuss": Men & Feminism
Monday, March 16
7:00 p.m., Brother Willie's Pub, SJU
Ever wonder why men are often afraid to talk about Feminism? Join the MDI as they discuss what it means to be a man and a feminsit with a panel of other SJU students. Refreshments will be provided.
"Dare to Leave Your Mark": SheFest
Friday, March 20
7:00p.m., O'Connell's, CSB
Come see a myriad of talented Bennies showcase their artistic work.There will be musical performances, art work, and a photo contest on display. Submit works of art or a photograph to be included in the contest by March 10. Refreshments will be provided!
"Dare to be Active": Wheelchair Basketball
Saturday, March 28
4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Guild Hall, SJU
Join the IWL & Paralympic athlete, Kendra Zeman, for a game of wheelchair basketball. Practice good sportspersonship from a new perspective. Pizza will be provided after the game! Register teams of five players by March 21 to be included in the tournament.
"Dare to be Limitless": Brunch with Kendra Zeman
Sunday, March 29
10:30 a.m., President's Dining Room, CSB
Discuss women's sports and athletics with Paralympic athlete, Kendra Zeman.
"Dare to Find Your Way": Fire Maze
Tuesday, March 31
7:00 p.m., Mall, CSB
Be bold and wander through a maze of ice and fire on the CSB Mall! End the adventure with a celebration with the IWL on its ten year anniversary!