International Women’s Day Luncheon is March 6

Space is still available for the UW-Green Bay International Women’s Day Luncheon, scheduled to take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in Phoenix C of the University Union. Eastern European human rights activist Lubomira Slusna — a previous visitor to campus and host of traveling UW-Green Bay contingents in return — will make a presentation on the struggle for equality being fought by the Roma people of Slovakia. A light lunch will be provided. Lunch is free, but registration is required. Register online – click here. Sponsored by the Office of Student Life, the Office of International Education, and Women’s and Gender Studies.

Women’s Leadership Networking Luncheon

October 3, 12:00 – 1:30, Phoenix B
Keynote Speaker: Julie Van Straten, President, Green Bay Women’s Fund

Get an overview of offerings for the 2012-2013 Women’s Leadership programs, and meet women who have recently become members of our campus community. Join the “round table” discussions as you enjoy a complimentary light lunch. Space is limited. Register on line Sept. 4 at Sponsored by the Office of Student Life.

Women’s History Month events continue Wednesday, Thursday

UW-Green Bay’s lineup of Women’s History Month events continues Wednesday (March 7) when guest speaker Dr. Anne Fausto-Sterling gives a talk titled, “How do Naked Newborns Become Boys or Girls?” at 7 p.m. in Rose Hall 250. Fausto-Sterling is a leading expert on the development of sexual identity and the biology of gender. Women’s History Month events continue Thursday (March 8), with the International Women’s Day Luncheon. The event takes places at noon in the Union’s Alumni Room. The event is free but space is limited, and attendees are asked to register online – link and full schedule of events.

Academic Staff group schedules visit with gender scholar Fausto-Sterling

The UW-Green Bay Academic Staff Professional Development Committee invites the campus community to a discussion with visiting Brown University scholar Anne Fausto-Sterling at 10 a.m. Thursday (March 8) in the 1965 Room. The informal conversation is in addition to Fausto-Sterling’s Wednesday evening address and Thursday noon appearance as featured speaker at the institution’s Women’s Day Luncheon. Her latest research analyzes the emergence of behavioral differences between the sexes in early childhood. Here’s more on the 10 a.m. Thursday session.