Announcements

Thank you to everyone who made the 10th Anniversary Celebration for the Center for Women a huge success.

 

OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

 

Quick statistical information: *
  • 53% of victims of domestic violence were abused by a current or former boyfriend or girlfriend.
  • 21% of college students report having experienced dating violence by a current partner. 32% experienced dating violence by a previous partner.
  • Over 13% of college women report they have been stalked.  Of these, 42% were stalked by a boyfriend or ex-boyfriend.
  • Nearly one third of college students report having physically assaulted a dating partner in the previous 12 months (Break the Cycle, Inc., 2005).
  • 70% of people who are murdered by their partner are murdered after they leave the relationship, according to Laura Williams, volunteer coordinator at Crossroads Safehouse in Fort Collins, CO.
  • Women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence.

 

Join the Center for Women in October as we work to raise awareness about Domestic Violence.

 

*Information obtained from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Listen/Watch the Director and Associate Director for Student Advocacy and Support Services on WCPN's Sound of Ideas,

"Murder and Misogyny" in response to the Isla Vista murders:

 

FULL CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Our calendar lists campus-wide and community events and programming of interest to women and all who seek to advance gender equity.


Signature Programs

FOR FACULTY

WOMEN FACULTY LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

Led by Associate Director Susan Freimark, WFLDI is aligned to achieve success for the university strategic plan by promoting diversity through improved retention of women faculty, contributing to a better campus climate, and providing faculty resources that meet the expectations of young scholars.

 


FOR STUDENTS

WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING ROUNDTABLE (WISER)

WISER promotes the academic excellence of women pursuing science at CWRU by building a learning community and by giving them the tools they need to succeed.

ADVOCACY & CLINICAL SUPPORT SERVICES

The Center provides counseling and support services, advocacy, training and empowerment programs.

PROGRAMMING
ON MEN AND GENDER

Features annual programs and workshops that explore masculinity, men’s violence, gender stereotypes, and healthy relationships in the interest of reducing violence against women.


FOR STAFF

WOMEN STAFF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

 

The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women oversees an annual yearlong program – Women Staff Leadership Development Institute (WSLDI). Offered to full-time women staff at Case Western Reserve University, the program aims to nurture and develop talent while helping women staff cultivate their leadership skills.

FOR ALL

ACT III

Act III is a twice-monthly discussion group for women nearing or in retirement.
See the calendar for more details.

 

SALON SERIES

Organized by the Community Advisory Board, this successful series featuring women faculty from CWRU and local women leaders is held in community homes and establishments and focuses on issues of interest and importance to the wider Cleveland community. See the Salon page for more details.

 

BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES

Occurring at least once per month, these discussions are open to all and invite safe and open dialogue about issues related to women, gender, and equity. Discussions are usually centered on a particular issue surfacing in the news, pop culture, or recent research. Check the calendar for more details.


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The Center for Women has moved!

Come check out our new space at the

Tinkham Veale University Center

Suite 248.

We look forward to seeing you soon!