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Director, Women’s Center
UC E-mail: Barbara.Rinto@uc.edu
"The Women's Center is a place to explore your beliefs and values about the world and your place in it. We support students on their path to graduation and to becoming thoughtful, engaged citizens. Our programs help you build a community, acquire important skills, expand your experience and extend your influence. I hope you will stop by our Steger office and read through our website to find out more about us. Join us."
Barb has a master’s degree in public administration and a background in public policy and non-profit health care management. She runs UC's Women's Leadership Development program (WILD) for women staff and faculty, serves on the President’s Cabinet, and is an adjunct faculty in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
Assistant Director; Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
UC E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
"I love working on a college campus with students excited about making a difference and getting involved. The Women’s Center is such a great place to work and I feel so lucky to work with such fabulous women!
"I’m always looking for ways to strengthen our feminist leadership and activism development program as well as our campus response to sexual and gender-based violence. I would love to hear about any opportunities to do this through collaborative programming, training, or direct service provision."
Amy is a licensed mental health counselor and has a MA in Women's Studies and a doctorate in Counselor Education, focusing on organizational change and action research.
Program Coordinator for Marketing and Communications
UC E-mail: Brandy.Turnbow@uc.edu
"I enjoy connecting students to information, issues and resources they may not be aware of. Every day is different and at every moment there exists potential for positive change … if you know where to start!
"Students, staff and faculty are welcome to forward information to me for posting in our center communications and web areas."
Brandy holds a BS in african american history, with a minor in biology, from Florida A&M University. She is currently pursuing graduate programs in public health.
UC E-mail: email@example.com
"Although I have worked at UC for over 20 years, it wasn’t until I worked for the Women’s Center that I felt that I had the opportunity to make a difference. Viewing the contagious energy and enthusiasm of our students as they grow is a great benefit of my job.
"Feel free to drop by and say 'Hello!' or use our comfy couch for down time!"
Ann holds a BS in liberal arts with concentrations in psychology, social work and criminal justice, and a minor in business. Currently, she is completing a post baccalaureate certificate in paralegal studies.
Women in Leadership and Learning (WILL) Graduate Assistant
UC E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
"As the Graduate Assistant for the WILL program, I seek to help students develop their leadership skills in the context of a safe, supportive, and welcoming environment of other student leaders. WILL is brand new to UC, and I am lucky to be involved in the development of a program that will impact the university for years to come!"
Mercedes holds a BA in Sociology and Women’s Studies from the University of Maryland, and is currently working towards her MA in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her research interests include sexuality studies, discourses about virginity in the queer community, women’s leadership development, and social change.