WP Celebrates 2023 Women's History Month

During March 2023, William Paterson University honors women’s contributions in American history. This year's theme is “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.”

Opening Keynote Speaker - Thursday, March 2, 12:30 p.m., University Commons Ballrooms - Sylvia Banderas Coffinet, General Manager, Vox Media LLC, will discuss her journey, overcoming barriers, and the resiliency of women. In person and on Zoom. https://wpunj.zoom.us/j/98727790087

Pod-Talk: What’s Her Name? - Tuesday, March 7, 12:30 p.m., Room 114A, Cheng Library

Holi Celebration - Tuesday, March 7, 12:30 p.m. Zanfino Plaza - Featuring dance performances by faculty and staff. 

Women’s Empowerment Social Hour - Wednesday, March 8, 6 p.m. University Commons Ballrooms B and C – A panel of alumni will share their stories and advice.

She Speaks Power Panel Presentation - Wednesday, March 8, 7 p.m., University Commons 168A. 

Career Fair - Thursday, March 9, 12:30 – 2 p.m., University Commons Ballrooms. 

A Gendered History of Drivers in Popular Culture - Tuesday, March 21, 2 – 3:15 p.m., Cheng Library Auditorium. 

Courageous Conversations: The Future of Feminism - Wednesday, March 22, 5 p.m., Skyline Residence Hall Lounge. 

Chi Upsilon Sigma "Cus let's get out the bag," with chapter Sister Monique Castillo - Wednesday, March 22, 7 p.m., University Commons 211.

Mosaic Dance Theater: “Through Her Eyes: Women of the Near East Through the Ages” - Thursday, March 23, 6 p.m., Shea Center for Performing Arts. A multimedia dance experience focused on two historical women of the ancient Middle East, who, despite struggles and repression, triumphed over cultural and religious obstacles to attain greatness in their respective lives and times.

Self Defense Workshop - Thursday, March 23, 6 p.m., University Commons Ballroom A. 

My Yoni and Me: Paint Night - Thursday, March 23, 6 p.m., Machuga Student Center Multipurpose Room.

Presentation by Alumna Shakira Williams Linzey, Direrctor of Maternal and Infant Health, March of Dimes - Tuesday, March 28, 12:30 p.m., University Commons 211. In person and on Zoom.  https://wpunj.zoom.us/j/97682428313

Women In Law Enforcement Panel - Tuesday, March 28, 7 p.m., University Commons 211. 

Author Tyrese Gould Jacinto: Preserving Native American Traditions and Culture - Wednesday, March 29, 11 a.m. Zoom. https://wpunj.zoom.us/j/99118312841

Author Nykki Matthews: Cultivating Black Joy Through Literacy - Wednesday, March 29, 1 p.m. Zoom. https://wpunj.zoom.us/j/98081190652

LTA Community Service - Thursday, March 30, from 7 p.m., University Commons 168A and B. 

Against the Odds Women’s Initiative - Friday, March 31, from 10 a.m., University Commons Ballrooms B and C. 

All events are sponsored by the Student Government Association and steered by the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion in collaboration with faculty, staff, and students across the University.