Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center January 2021 Newsletter

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January 2021 Newsletter

Mrs. America Screening and Discussion

Wednesday, January 13, 4:00 p.m. CT

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Kids and Nutrition

Thursday, January 14, 12:00 p.m. CT

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Difficult Conversations

Lauren Dattilo, Ph.D., HSP, Clinical Psychologist, Work/Life Connections-EAP

Thursday, January 21, 12:00 p.m. CT

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Eliminating Bias in Letters of Recommendation

Nancy Cox, Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute

Michelle Grundy, Director, Health Professions Advisory Office

Simone McCarter, Academic Support Coordinator, Writing Studio

Thursday, January 28, 12:00 p.m. CT

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Pandemic Parenting Check-in

Thursday, February 4, 12:00 p.m. CT

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Women, Democracy, and Power in Tennessee

Tuesday, January 12, 6:00 p.m. CT

An online conversation with Charlane Oliver, Lisa Quigley and Emily J. Reynolds, exploring the power of democracy and the role women play in local and state elections.

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Family Caregiver Support Group 

Thursday, January 14, 12:00 p.m. CT

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Seeking Nominations for Annual Awards!

Each spring, the Women’s Center honors people on campus who are doing work that promotes gender equity or contributes to the achievements, interests, and goals of women in the Vanderbilt community.

Please consider nominating a colleague, student, staff member, or administrator for the work they are doing to achieve gender equity. Deadline for nominations is February 26, 2021.

Please click on each award to submit your nomination:

Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center Leadership Award

Mentoring Award

Mary Jane Werthan Award

Inclusive Book Group: Discussion of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Wednesday, March 3, 12:00 p.m. CT

For information and to RSVP, contact

To get a copy of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, please fill out this form.

Vandy Sex Ed Blog

Check out our blog posts about all things sex ed such as masturbation, birth control, STIs, and more! Feel free to send us questions on our Ask Us Anything page! We are posting about different topics throughout the year, and we’d love to hear your input. Follow us on Instagram @vandy_sexed for all the latest updates. Stay safe, and stay sexy, Vanderbilt!

Sign Up for a Body Project Workshop!

The Body Project is a four-hour, peer-led body-acceptance program designed to help young women recognize unrealistic beauty standards and resist cultural pressures to conform to these harmful ideals.

Fill out the interest form to reserve your spot!



Rory Dicker, Director

Brianna Nesbitt, Assistant Director

Bailey Via, Program Coordinator

Zoraida Hu, Graduate Assistant

Libby Crew, Administrative Assistant

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