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Spring 2018 Programs & Events

January

*Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Book Club Discussion

January 12, 2018
12 – 1:30pm WGRC

Join us for a discussion on the book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy, By: Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

  • Lunch will be provided
  • All UH faculty, staff & students are welcome
  • Registration Required by January 5th
  • Hosted by the WGRC & UH Libraries

Book Club Discussion Registration


Human Trafficking Awareness: Resource Table

January 24th
12:30 – 1:30pm, SC South Food Court


Gender Pride Week

January 29th – February 1st

“Increasing Awareness & Celebrating Gender Diversity”

Join us for a series of events focused on increasing awareness & celebrating Gender Diversity at UH.

  • January 29th: Gender Pride Week Kick-Off SC South Food Court, 11am-1pm
  • January 30th: Gender Diversity Workshop TBD
  • January 31st Genderation Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion, SC South Heights Room 224, Time TBA
  • February 1st: Gender Pride Festival, 11am-1pm Student Centers Plaza

All UH Students, Faculty & Staff are welcome.

Hosted by: WGRC in partnership with UH Wellness, The Center for Diversity & Inclusion & The LGBTQ Resource Center.

No Registration Required


February

*Black History Month

Gender Pride Festival

February 1st
11:00am – 1:00pm
Student Centers Plaza

Increasing Awareness & Celebrating Gender Diversity

  • All UH Students, Faculty & Staff are Welcome!
  • No Registration Required

Phenomenal Woman

February 21st
6:00 – 8:00pm
Student Center South Multipurpose Room 237

The Phenomenal Woman event is an evening of celebration, awareness and empowerment for UH Women. The program includes a keynote speaker and refreshments.

  • All UH students, faculty & staff are welcome
  • Registration Required
  • Hosted by the WGRC

Phenomenal Woman Registration


Code Red Assist Training - Closed Section

February 23rd
9:00am – 4:30pm
SC South Bayou City Room 219

*UH Staff and Faculty Only

Code Red Assist is a new training program offered by the WGRC’s Sexual Misconduct Support Services (SMSS) program. This training is designed to equip staff & faculty with skills and knowledge to respond to disclosures of sexual violence (or sexual misconduct) in a compassionate and compliant way. Upon successful completion of the training, participants become Code Red Assist Liaisons. CRA Liaisons will have their names posted on the WGRC website and will have a special placard to place on their office doors.

Registration is Full - please check the calendar for future dates.


March

*Women’s History Month

Empower Women’s Leadership Conference

March 2nd
10:00am – 3:00pm
Student Center South

All UH students, faculty and staff are welcome.


Feminist After 5: Faculty & Staff Networking Social

“Building Connections, Increasing Support”

March 7th
5:30 – 7:00pm
WGRC, SC North 201

Calling all faculty, staff & graduate students…we invite you to join us for the annual FA5 networking social. Refreshments will be served.

  • Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students & Community Partners Only
  • Hosted by the WGRC

Faculty & Staff Networking Social Registration


W.C.W. Women Celebrating Women

March 28th
7:00 – 9:00pm
SC South Houston Room

This evening event is a celebration of the diversity of women around the world. Come out to enjoy a variety of food, crafts, cultural traditions and more.

  • All students, faculty and staff are welcome
  • No Registration Required
  • Hosted by the WGRC

*For information on becoming a showcase vendor, email Ashley Griffin.


April

*Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)

UH Goes Teal: SAAM Kick-Off Resource Fair

April 2nd
11:00am – 1:00pm
Student Center Plaza

Join us in raising awareness to end sexual violence. Wear your teal; if you don’t have any stop by the Resource Fair or WGRC to pick up a teal ribbon.

  • All UH students, faculty & staff are welcome
  • No Registration Required
  • #UHGoesTeal #TurnTexasTeal

Start By Believing: Resource & Awareness Table

April 4th
11:00am – 1:00pm
SC South


Code Red Assist Training

April 13th
9:00am – 4:30pm
SC South Astrodome Room 257

*UH Staff and Faculty Only

Code Red Assist is a new training program offered by the WGRC’s Sexual Misconduct Support Services (SMSS) program. This training is designed to equip staff & faculty with skills and knowledge to respond to disclosures of sexual violence (or sexual misconduct) in a compassionate and compliant way. Upon successful completion of the training, participants become Code Red Assist Liaisons. CRA Liaisons will have their names posted on the WGRC website and will have a special placard to place on their office doors.

  • Space limited to 20 participants- Registration Required!
  • Registration will open in February 2018

The Healing Gallery

April 18th
10:00am – 2:00pm
SC South Heights Room 224

Art, Performances, & Exhibits related to sexual violence & survivor empowerment.

  • All UH Students, Faculty & Staff are welcome. *Light Refreshments Served.
  • No Registration Required

Denim Day

April 25th

Wear Denim today to support victims of sexual violence.


May

$tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop

May 11th
9:00am – 12:00pm
Agnes Arnold Hall 210

The WGRC and UH Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program are pleased to present this workshop for UH women which includes information on the gender wage gap, skills in researching target salaries, and negotiation skills.

  • Space Limited to 20 participants. Registration Required!
  • Hosted by the WGRC & WGSS

$tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop Registration