Events and Programs

  • A group of people smile for the camera. A row of people kneel in the front, and a row of people stand in the back.
    Feminist Friday with the Gender and Sexuality Center

Our monthly programming includes a wide selection of sponsored and co-sponsored discussions, workshops, and speakers. Visit our event calendar page to learn more about upcoming events, subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the most current updates about what we have going on!

Signature Programs

Signature Programs

Ada Comstock Distinguished Woman Scholar Lecture/Award Program: This prestigious award was established to acknowledge and honor the scholarly accomplishments of distinguished women faculty at the University of Minnesota and to offer a forum for them to share their insights and ideas with a campus and community audience.

Celebrating Changemakers is held each fall to honor the recipients of Women’s Center-affiliated awards, grants and scholarships.

Feminist Fridays is an ongoing series featuring scholars, activists, artists, and professionals discussing their values in action.

Indigenous Women and Women of Color Student Summit: Held every other year, this summit brings together indigenous women and women of color undergraduate and graduate students to dialogue and address issues of community-building, activism, and leadership. The next summit will be in spring 2020.

Ongoing Programs & Initiatives

Ongoing Programs & Initiatives

Leadership development initiatives, including Women's Leadership Institute (staff and faculty).

Our Voices, a bi-weekly dialogue group centering indigenous women and women of color.

Workshops, including salary negotiation, understanding and advancing gender equity, and more.

Upcoming Events

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 11:45am to 1:00pm
Appleby Hall
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
McNamara Alumni Center