The Women’s Center offers a wide variety of events to help inform, educate, inspire and empower around women’s and gender-related issues.
Most of our events are free and open to all.
Questions? Contact the Women's Center at 208-885-2777 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Dates
- FEMFest – Aug. 30, 2019
A dynamic celebration of Women’s Equality Day with an outdoor feminist fair featuring free snacks, lots of feminist swag and great prizes.
- Get the Scoop! Open House – Sept. 4, 2019
Grab a free ice cream sundae and come check out the Women's Center to find out about our programs, services, space, and opportunities to get involved! Meet our staff, ask questions, or just take a look around.
- Take Back the Night – Sept. 19, 2019
Rally and march to take a visible and active stand to break the silence and reclaim the night in protest of all forms of violence and assault.
- F-Word Live Poetry Slam – Oct. 24, 2019
Join us for a poetry slam exploring “the other F-word,” namely Feminism. This event is open to poets of all levels and experience.
- LUNAFEST Women's Film Festival – March 3, 2020
A national film festival that showcases original short films by, for and about women.
- International Women's Day – March 5, 2020
A global day celebrating the economic, political, and social achievements of women.
- The Bandana Project – March 23, 2020
The Bandana Project raises awareness of workplace violence experienced by farmworker women in the fields.
- Voces del CAMPo – March 26, 2020
Featuring personal stories from students with migrant and seasonal farm work experience.
- Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Awards – March 31, 2020
Each year, members of the campus and local community are recognized for their continuous dedication to activism for gender justice.
- SAAM Slam – April 7, 2020
The U of I Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) poetry slam is an event that highlights voices in the Vandal Community to raise awareness of sexual violence. This event is open to poets of all levels and experience.