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Women’s Week 2017 Set for March 6-11

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Arkansas Tech University will recognize the importance of women in the workplace during Women’s Week with a week of events on the Arkansas Tech campus.

The festivities will run from March 6-11, and the schedule of events planned includes:

The Clothesline Project

  • Monday, March 6 All day
  • Learn more about The Clothesline Project (CLP) and how the project uses art to raise awareness to the problem of violence against women.

  • Walk a Mile Sexual Assault Awareness Rally

  • Monday, March 6 from 2-4 p.m. at the Hindsman Tower
  • Students will learn about sexual assault and campus resources available
  • Co-sponsored by SAB

Women of Color: Jagged Justice

  • Monday, March 6 from 6-8 p.m. in Rothwell Hall 138
  • Co-sponsored by the Department of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Students will learn more about the history of centuries of broken criminal, civil, and other systems that claim to offer justice.

Masculinity Jeopardy

  • Tuesday, March 7 from 7-8 p.m. in the Baswell Techionery
  • Students play jeopardy on a variety of topics including masculinity, gender identity and gender myths
  • Co-sponsored by IFC

Women’s Week Art Exhibit Open House

  • Tuesday, March 7 from 6-7 p.m., Witherspoon Lobby
  • Check out artwork from Arkansas Tech students. These pieces allowed the artists to create artwork that represented this year’s theme of “Breaking the Mold”.

Salary Negotiation

  • Wednesday, March 8 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Senate Room
  • Co-sponsored by NCS
  • Attend this workshop to learn more about how to advocate for yourself and research comparable market salaries for a position in any industry.

Self-Defense with Chief McMillan

  • Wednesday, March 8 from 6-8 p.m. in Young Ballroom
  • Co-sponsored by SAB
  • Come join Chief McMillan and SAB, as they demonstrate the basics of defending yourself in necessary situations.

TedTalk: We Should All Be Feminists

  • Friday, March 10 from 3-4 p.m. at Baz-Tech 202
  • Presented by Christina Julme
  • Attend this video and discussion presentation on what it really means to be a feminist, with a brief history on the origins of feminism.

Women’s Leadership Conference

#ATULikeAGirl Contest

  • All week long
  • Through the week we are asking you to post on social media what you do #LikeAGirl.
  • Inspired by the Always company, change the perception of doing something “like a girl” from a negative to a positive.
  • When you post using the hashtag #ATULikeAGirl, you are eligible to win a $25 Visa gift card!