Post Tagged with: "women’s history month"

LUX: Trump’s Gendered Hypocrisy

LUX: Trump’s Gendered Hypocrisy

During Women’s History Month, the Trump administration frequently highlighted how much it values and supports women. However, it simultaneously proposed plans to undercut and defund important women’s health care funding and educational initiatives for girls. It is entirely paradoxical to take action that strips women of government protections while extolling[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Toward Inclusive Feminism

In a stirring celebration of girl power, the fourth annual OWN IT Summit hosted more than 500 attendees and 100 speakers during a daylong event Saturday geared toward encouraging the next generation of female leaders. The summit was only one of several events celebrating female empowerment as part of Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Georgetown Launches Women in Science Website

The university launched a website dedicated to Georgetown women in science March 9 in conjunction with Women’s History Month. The website celebrates the contributions of Georgetown’s female students, alumnae and faculty members in the mathematics, medicine, physical, social, computer and life sciences. Fourteen events are being held at Georgetown for[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Women’s History Month Celebrated in March

When Georgetown closes out its celebration of Women’s History Month on Tuesday with an event featuring ballet prodigy Misty Copeland, hundreds of students will have attended its 15 events, which featured discussions on gender, race, politics and disability. For the first time, the month-long series of programming received funding from[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Women Leaders Empower at Home and on Campus

I grew up as an only child, greatly coddled by my parents who believed that I could do anything I wanted. I was afforded many luxuries, including my mother’s support and care as she stayed at home to raise me. Although my mother graduated from college and had career prospects,[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
SAAC Dodges Inequity in Sports

SAAC Dodges Inequity in Sports

When you think of dodgeball, you might be haunted by memories of middle school gym class, or maybe you’ll chuckle while recalling Ben Stiller’s superb mustache from the popular 2004 film. You probably don’t consider the gender politics involved in sports, feminism or Title IX. This Sunday, however, the Student-Athlete Advisory[Read More…]

by March 20, 2013 0 comments The Guide

GU Celebrates Women’s History Month

As Women’s History Month draws to a close, the Women’s Center, GU Women of Color and GU Women in Politics will sponsor events to recognize women who have played a significant role in university history. “Celebrating Women’s History Month is a global event and we want to be part of[Read More…]

by March 20, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Women in the Spotlight: Draw on Past to Guide Future

For the past 23 years, the month of March has been devoted to celebrating National Women’s History Month. Every year, however, it seems that the month of celebration is overshadowed by other things. Often, it is forgotten as the nation is swept up in the madness of college basketball. In[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments Opinion