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Celebrate Women During Women's Herstory Month

Join us in celebrating the history and accomplishments of women through Women’s Herstory Month. Cal State San Marcos has scheduled events throughout March that provide opportunities for students to reflect on and discuss their experiences with womanhood and identity. 


Women’s Leadership Summit

March 1, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., USU Ballroom

The Women’s Leadership Summit invites members of the CSUSM community to connect with, explore and engage in women’s leadership and empowerment topics. The theme this year is "Grounding Our Roots," providing participants the opportunity to learn how to challenge the limitations placed on women while building the confidence and strength to empower others. The event also will help students network with women in various professional disciplines and learn from each other’s experiences. Register by Wednesday, Feb. 28 and learn more about the topics and speakers on the WLS website.


Paint & Sip: Women Herstory in Latin America

March 5, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., USU 3200

The Latinx Center and Women and Gender Equity Center (WGEC) welcome you to a conversation about the history of marches for women in Latin America. Painting supplies and light refreshments will be provided. Participants are encouraged to wear purple and green to represent justice, dignity and hope. 


Women in Gaming Lunch

March 6, noon-1 p.m., USU 3200

Join the WGEC to connect with other gamers, discuss gaming culture and identify the unique challenges that some gamers face. 


Women's History Month Open Mic

March 7, noon-1 p.m., SBSB 2111

Bring your original poetry, prose, song, artwork and personal stories to share in celebration of this month, and the fact that history belongs to all. The event is co-sponsored by the departments of women’s, gender and sexuality studies; sociology and philosophy.


Breaking Down Barriers in Business: Women of Color  

March 7, 5-7 p.m., USU 3200

Join the WGEC and Latinx Center as they celebrate and highlight women of color in entrepreneurship with a panel.


Heart to Art: Women in STEM With Tech San Diego

March 12, noon-1 p.m., USU 3200


Banned Book Discussion With the Library: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

March 14, noon-1 p.m., USU 3200

As part of the library’s Common Read program, join the WGEC in a discussion of “The Handmaid's Tale” by Margaret Atwood. This educational experience will focus on the issues that come with banning books, such as how this can limit the options of readers. Reading books with diverse characters and stories provides a wider understanding of the world and helps build empathy.  


Women’s Herstory Month Purple Party

March 25, noon-1 p.m., USU 3200

Join the WGEC in your best purple outfit and show your pride for Women’s History Month. Learn about the month’s colors and their meanings. Enjoy some pizza and juice, grab some pins, and take what you need from the affirmation wall.


Feminist Movie Night

March 27, 5-7 p.m., USU 3200

The WGEC is hosting a movie night highlighting feminism in media. Participants are encouraged to bring their comfy clothes and blankets for an extra-cozy experience. Snacks will be provided.


Feminist Festival

March 28, 5-7 p.m., Forum Plaza

Join the WGEC as it, in collaboration with Tukwut Life, celebrates femininity and the female identity through music, food and performances focusing on building CSUSM’s feminist community.

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