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Signature Programs & Events

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night (TBTN) is an annual program commemorating a national day of action bringing attention to sexual violence and interpersonal violence on college campuses. Participants gather to rally and march around campus to advocate for safe spaces against sexual violence. The evening also includes a campus and community resource fair, guest speakers including sexual assault survivors, and concludes with a candlelight vigil for victims of sexual trauma and interpersonal violence. TBTN 2017 will take place on Wednesday, October 18th from 6-8pm at Lynn Eusan Park on campus.

The Vagina Monologues

The WGRC hosts an annual production of The Vagina Monologues (TVM). The UH event is a student led production in the form of several monologues touching on various aspects of the feminine experience including: love, sex, sexual violence and misconduct, menstruation, female genital mutilation, masturbation, birth, motherhood, gender identity and the various common names for the vagina. The production is hosted on campus in February and all proceeds for admission are donated to a local charity or non-profit organization selected by the production committee. Check out the Calendar of Events for updates on the Spring 2017 production.

$tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop

$tart $mart is a collaborative project between the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the WAGE Project. This workshop teaches college women how to negotiate for their first salaries upon graduation. The curriculum provides information on the gender wage gap, skills in researching salary ranges, and negotiation skills.

The UH WGRC and the UH Women’s Gender, & Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program are pleased to present this 2-hour workshop at the conclusion of the Fall and Spring semesters for UH women preparing to graduate.

Work $mart Workshop

Like $tart $mart, Work $mart is a collaborative project with curriculum from the AAUW and WAGE Project. This workshop includes information on the gender pay gap; how to quantify the market value of education, skills, and experience; how to conduct objective job market research and determine a fair target salary, and negotiation skills for promotions and raises. The Work $mart workshop is intended for UH women who are already in the workforce seeking a raise, promotion, or career progression to a new position.  Check back for details on upcoming 2-hour Work $mart Workshops.​