Programs & Events

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Annual Black Feminist Symposium

Five smiling black women and one black man sit at a table lined with drinks and book bags, while they watch a presentation at the front of the room.

The Black Feminist Symposium is a one-day conference in February that focuses on Black feminist activism, leadership, and research. This event provides students, faculty, staff, and the Greater Cincinnati community with an opportunity to engage with each other about explore race, gender, and the diversity of Black women's experiences.

The Black Feminist Symposium is a UC Women's Center partnership with Student Activities and Leadership Development, African American Cultural Resource Center, LGBTQ Center, The Graduate School and more.

To find out how you can get involved contact Rosalyn Collins, the Black Feminist Symposium Committee Chair at

For the 2018 Black Feminist Symposium Program please click here

CONNECT Women's Leadership Network

CONNECT is a network of women-identified student leaders at UC. The program kicks off in the fall with a one-day conference that introduces incoming students to established student leaders, faculty, staff, and various campus resources. The day also include workshops designed to help students develop leadership skills and develop a plan for starting their leadership journey at UC on the right foot. Come CONNECT with us!

Diverse group of smiling, empowered women.

Elect Her

Elect Her is a leadership rogram that trains college women how to run for student government by equipping them with the tools they need to develop a platform, build a campaign, and speak with passion and persuasion.

Feminist Snack Break

An hour of intentional community building with snacks and activities. Meet new students and grab a cup of coffee while getting to know the staff and other UC community members.

Diverse group of Women's Center staff and students sit at table laughing and creating collages.
Diverse group of women and genderqueer actors pose on stage after their performance The Vagina Monologues.

The Vagina Monologues

Every February the UC Women's Center partners with UC Feminists, a student organization, to put on a performance of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues. This event brings together diverse students, faculty, staff, and community members in an effort to combat gender-based violence by uplifting women's and gender minorities experiences. This event is free to all students!

Love Your Body Week

Learn how to embrace your body and help us foster a campus culture where everyone's body is valued, regardless of color, shape, size, or ability.

picture of fat activist Virgie Tovar giving presentation. Slide reads: All people deserve a life free from bigotry, surveillance, and discrimination regardless of health status.




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