Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center March 2021 Newsletter

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March 2021 Newsletter

Celebrate Women’s History Month 2021!  For the full event calendar, click here.

Celebrating Women’s History Month with Zoom Backgrounds! 

To download, please click here.


Women’s History Month Kickoff

Monday, March 1, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Behind the Women’s Center

This grab-and-go event will feature several giveaways. It will take place behind the Women’s Center and will allow for social distancing.


Race, Rights, and the Woman Suffrage Movement: The Stories of Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, Irene Moorman, and Rose Schneiderman

Joan Marie Johnson, Director for Faculty, Northwestern University

Thursday, March 4, 5:30 p.m. CT

Please sign up here.

Freebie Friday: Paint by Numbers

Pick up your kit on Friday, March 5, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Please sign up here.

Picture a Scientist Film Discussion

Tuesday, March 9, 4:00 p.m. CT

Please sign up here.

Before the discussion, watch the film here.


Enneagram Workshop

Liz Perez, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Thursday, March 11, 12:00 p.m. CT

Please sign up here.

Freebie Friday: Movie Snacks

Please pick up on Friday, March 12,
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

We encourage you to watch the cultural and comedic classic Nine to Five (available on Hulu!) over the weekend so that you can join us for a discussion with screenwriter, Patricia Resnick, on Monday.

Please sign up here.

Pandemic Parenting Check-in

Friday, March 12, 12:00 p.m. CT

Please sign up here.

A Conversation with Patricia Resnick: Screenwriter, Nine to Five

Monday, March 15, 5:15 p.m. CT

Please register here.

In partnership with the Belcourt Theatre.

She Persisted: The Past, Present, and Future of Women in Sports

Candice Lee, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs

Sharon Shields, Senior Associate Dean of Student Empowerment

Members of women’s athletic teams

Tuesday, March 16, 5:00 p.m. CT

Please sign up here.

Favorite Children’s Books

Emily Pendergrass, Associate Professor of the Practice of Literacy Education

Thursday, March 18, 12:00 p.m. CT

Please sign up here.

Freebie Friday: Cross-Stitching

Friday, March 19, 3:00 p.m. CT

Pick up a cross-stitching kit any time during the week of March 15; then join us for a virtual cross-stitching lesson!

Sign up for a kit here.

Join the Zoom lesson here.

The Future of Feminism

Wednesday, March 24, 5:00 p.m. CT

Please sign up here.


Women’s Leadership in the Academy

Bonnie Dow, Dean of Academic Affairs, College of Arts and Science

Katherine Friedman, Vice Chair of Biological Sciences

Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Graduate Education, Peabody College

Padma Raghavan, Vice Provost for Research

Wednesday, March 24, 12:00 p.m. CT

Please sign up here.

Cuninggim Lecture: Eloquent Rage: The Power of the Angry Black Woman

Brittney Cooper, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies, Rutgers University

Thursday, March 25. 5:30 p.m. CT

Please sign up here.

Freebie Friday: Self-Care

Pick up your self-care kit on March 26, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

Please sign up here.

Women in the Workforce and COVID-19: Where Do We Go from Here?

Elizabeth Gedmark, Vice President, A Better Balance: The Work & Family Legal Center

Monday, March 29, 12:00 p.m. CT

Please sign up here.

Womxn Who Work: Professional Headshots

Tuesday, March 30, 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. CT

Sign up for a 15-minute time slot for a professional headshot session!

Please sign up here.

Womxn Who Work: Career Center Drop-in Session

Tuesday, March 30, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Join us for a virtual Career Drop-in session to review resume materials or ask for interview tips!

Join Zoom meeting here.

Rolled 4 Ever Ice Cream Food Truck

Friday, March 31, 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. CT

Vandy Ride Stop behind Sarratt

For information, please contact

Civil Discourse with Norman Merrifield

Tuesday, March 2, 12:00 p.m. CT

Please register here.

Making Meaningful Change Out of Mittens and Memes: A Fireside Chat with Jen Ellis

Tuesday, March 2, 7:00 p.m. CT

Please register here.

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

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

To RSVP, email

First-Gen Is Not My Only Identity: Recognizing Intersections

Thursday, March 4,
7:15 p.m. CT

Please register here.

Supporting a Positive Mood Through Food

Jamie Pope, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND

Friday, March 5, 1:00 p.m. CT

Please register here.

19th Amendment Concert 

Monday, March 8, 6:00 p.m. CT

View the concert here.

Women of Digital Humanities – Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Lynn Ramey, Department of French

Wednesday, March 17, 11:00 a.m. CT

Please register here.

Divine Feminine: Black Sexuality and Black Spirituality

Wednesday, March 17, 6:00 p.m. CT

Please register here.

InclusAbility: Gender and Disability

Monday, March 22, 11:00 a.m. CT

Aimi Hamraie, Associate Professor of Medicine, Health, and Society
Claire Barnett, Communication Coordinator, Frist Center for Autism and Innovation

Please register here.

Unapologetically Taking Up Space in the Workplace: Being a Woman in the Workplace

Tuesday, March 23, 1:00 p.m. CT

Please register here.

The Torture of Mothers: Black Reproductive Justice in Elizabeth Catlett’s Prints

Thursday, March 25, 1:00 p.m. CT

Please register here.

Moral Leadership, Gender, and Daring to Lead Workshop

Friday, March 26, 12:00 p.m. CT

Please register here.










Crawford Lecture: Amelia Nagoski and Emily Nagoski, “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle”

Friday, March 31, 6:30 p.m. CT

Registration link to come.

Apply for a Women’s Center Internship Today!

Now recruiting Sex Ed, Body Project, and Women’s Center Ambassadores for 2021-22.

To apply, click here.

Email with any questions.

National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Wednesday, March 10

Check our Instagram @vuwomenscenter for information about HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention, and treatment.

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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