International Women's Day at SNHU
International Women's Day is a global movement celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This year's theme is #BeBoldForChange, a call to action to support women's advancement and help forge a better working world - a more gender inclusive world.
Please check back soon for the video of SNHU community members' #BeBoldForChange stories, as well as links to photos from the events on campus.
12:00 p.m. | Banquet Hall, Dining Center
Featuring inspirational conversation with women of distinction in our community. Special Keynote speaker Kristen Golden: Director of National Programs, Friends of Children, Inc., original project director of Take Our Daughters to Work Day, a contributing editor to Ms. magazine, co-author of Remarkable Women of the Twentieth Century: 100 Portraits of Achievement, and Gloria Steinem’s personal assistant.
Guests are invited to share a #BeBoldForChange story on camera at the luncheon, and your voices will be added to the SNHU video honoring International Women’s Day.
2:00-4:00 p.m. | Robert A. Freese Student Center
2:00-5:00 p.m. | Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center
Session 1, 2:00-3:00 p.m.I (heart) a Woman: A Cross-Gender Dialogue About Loving Our Sisters, Mothers, Daughters, Girlfriends, and FriendsFacilitated by Jada Hebra, Chief Diversity Officer, Southern NH University
Session 2, 3:00-4:00 p.m.Supporting Safe Homes in our Community: Service Project for Emily’s Place of ManchesterFacilitated by the YWCA of New Hampshire and Kelley Hobbes, Center for Community Engaged Learning at SNHU
Session 3, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Victimizing Women Through Religion: A Muslim Woman’s PerspectiveFacilitated by Youssaira Akennad, Southern New Hampshire University Graduate School
5:00 p.m. | Walker Auditorium, Robert Frost Hall
Members of the American University of Iraq women's basketball team discover what it means to be students, athletes and friends amid the chaos in their country. Presented by the World Affairs Council of NH.
7:00 p.m. | Training Room, Gustafson Center
A student-led celebration of the voices of Afghan women and girls throughout the world.
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