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March 2014


TUESDAY, MARCH 4
Film Screening and Discussion
After Tiller

A documentary film exploring the highly controversial subject of third-trimester abortions in the wake of the assassination of practitioner Dr. George Tiller with discussion led by reproductive justice activist Wyndi Anderson
7:00 p.m. Douglass Lounge
Douglass Campus Center
Sponsored by: RHS Health Outreach, Promotion & Education (H.O.P.E.)

THURSDAY, MARCH 6
IRW Distinguished Lecture
Gender, Legality, and Public Ethics: Sites of Contestation

Zakia Salime, Associate Professor, Sociology & Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers
4:00 p.m. reception
4:30 – 6:00 p.m. lecture
Conference Room
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Sponsored by: Institute for Research on Women

FRIDAY, MARCH 7
Elect Her—Campus Women Win!
Elect Her trains college women to run for student government and future office. Elected officials, women in student government, communications experts, and others provide the skills and confidence to run and win. Breakfast and lunch provided; pre-registration required: http://douglass.rutgers.edu/events/elect-her-campuswomen-win-0.
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wood Lawn
Sponsored by Douglass Residential College; Douglass Governing Council; Center for American Women and Politics; and the American Association of University Women.

TUESDAY, MARCH 11
Dialogues with the IWL Director
Lisa Heineman, Professor of History, University of Iowa Author of Ghostbelly, a memoir about giving birth to a stillborn son
4:00 p.m.
Conference Room
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Sponsored by: Institute for Women’s Leadership, IWL Consortium Initiative on Women and Health

THURSDAY, MARCH 13
AADC Annual Zagoren Lecture
Featuring Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming, Esq. DC’90
Chief of Staff for the Environmental Protection Agency
7:00 p.m.
Douglass College Center, Trayes Hall
Sponsored by: Associate Alumnae of Douglass College

THURSDAY, MARCH 13
Douglass Campus Film Series
Girl Rising

Ground-breaking film telling the story of 9 extraordinary girls from 9 countries.
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
NJC Lounge, Douglass Campus Center
Sponsored by: Dean of Douglass Residential College; Douglass Associate Campus Dean; Rutgers Center for Digital Filmaking; Mason Gross School of the Arts

FRIDAY, MARCH 21–SATURDAY, MARCH 22
Ready to Run™ New Jersey
Bipartisan campaign training for women to run for all levels of office. Pre-conference workshops for women of color on Friday, March 21.
For more information contact Jean Sinzdak at sinzdak@rci.rutgers.edu
or go to www.cawp.rutgers.edu to register. Douglass Campus Center
Sponsored by: Center for American Women and Politics

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26
Lecture by Rane Johnson, Microsoft
Education and Scholarly Communication Principal Research Director
Johnson will speak about her projects that use technology to transform how we learn about history and to eradicate human trafficking
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Meeting Rooms 116 ABC
Busch Campus Center
Sponsored by: Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math, Science and Engineering; DIMACS; and Rutgers Department of Computer Science

THURSDAY, MARCH 27
STEM Networking with Professionals
Academic and industry professionals in the STEM fields network with undergraduate students to critique and support their interactions.
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Multi-purpose Room
Cook Campus Center
Sponsored by: Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math, Science and Engineering

MONDAY, MARCH 31
Douglass Global Village Open House
LEAD and Women and Business Houses
Come learn about the exciting experiences of these houses.
7:15 – 8:35 p.m.
Trayes Hall, Douglass Campus Center
Sponsored by: Douglass Residential College


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