ASU Annual Women’s Week begins March 4

(02-21-2017)

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Celebrating women – their accomplishments and continued struggles - the Fourth Annual Adams State University Women's Week will be held from March 4 through March 10. Events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated by *.

Saturday, March 4

Selections from the Women + Film Festival
1:30 p.m. A Ballerina's Tale, Ski-Hi 6 Theater
4 p.m. The Babuschkas of Chernobyl, Ski-Hi 6 Theater
7 p.m. Love Between the Covers, Adams State Carson Auditorium
*Minimum donations of $10/film encouraged*
Reception with the founder of the Denver Women's Film Festival to follow at the home of Adams State President Beverlee J. McClure

Monday, March 6

Effective Political Organizing Workshop
Sophia Guerrero-Murphy, board member Colorado Women's Lobby and Conservation Colorado Protégete organizer
12 p.m
Student Union Building Banquet Room, La Mesa Cafeteria
Lunch Provided

Film: Gender Chip Project
Sponsored by LatinX Caucus
Addresses disparity of representation of women in STEM fields
6 p.m.
McDaniel Hall 101

Tuesday, March 7

Activism & Me
Cindy Medina, Jungian psychotherapist and author
12 p.m.
Student Union Building Banquet Room, La Mesa Cafeteria
Lunch Provided

Her Voice Uplifted: A Concert Celebrating Female Composers
7 p.m.
Leon Memorial Hall
Featuring music faculty: Dr. Matthew Valverde, tenor; Dr. Tracy Doyle, flute; Dr. Angela Winter, horn; Dr. James Doyle, marimba; and Dr. William Lipke, piano

Wednesday, March 8

International Women's Day

Tips for Non-Violent Action Workshop
Alice Price, private practitioner in mediation/facilitation
12 p.m.
McDaniel Hall 101
Pizza provided

Solidarity March to the Bridge
3:30 p.m.
Richardson Hall to Cole Park

Kundalini Yoga Workshop
Jessica Chacon, coordinator of fitness and wellness
5:30 p.m.
McDaniel Hall 117

CANCELED Women Bylines
Mariane Pearl
This event has been CANCELED.

Thursday, March 9

Women in the Dark: Get Your Questions Answered!
6:30 p.m.
McDaniel Hall 101
A panel of experts on women's well-being and success welcomes anonymous questions from Adams State women on sex, relationships, spirituality, health, safety, legal issues, and women's rights, careers.
Panelists include: Elizabeth Anderson, student, master of ceremony; Shirley Atencio, campus minister; Jessica Chacon, coordinator of fitness and wellness; Ana Guevara, Title IX coordinator; Kay Lewis, assistant director of civic engagement and career services; Azarel Madrigal, graduate student; Angela Sillis-Green, Tu Casa prevention education specialist/youth therapist; Dr. Kris Steinberg, Valley Wide Health Systems medical physician; and Lis Tomlin, Counseling and Career Services director.
Free goodie bags sponsored by Walmart and Valley Wide Health Systems

Friday, March 10

Kindred Spirits Luncheon
That's a Man's Job!: Women in Traditionally Male Professions
12 p.m.
Student Union Building Banquet Room, La Mesa Cafeteria
Lunch Provided

Adams State Women's Week is sponsored by Women's Studies Program; LatinX Caucus; Community for Inclusive Excellence, Leadership and Opportunity (CIELO); Center for Teaching, Innovation, and Research (CTIR); Department of History, Anthropology, Philosophy, and Political Science; the Denver Women's Film Festival; and SLV Women ACT.