Tag: women

Founder of Girls Who Code visits campus

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
Founder of Girls Who Code visits campus

On April 26, Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of nonprofit organization Girls Who Code, addressed the UNC Charlotte community as part of the university’s Civic Speaker Series. This Bank of America sponsored lecture series was created to bring distinguished leaders to UNC Charlotte to engage in discussions of regional and national importance. The event was […]

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Female Empowerment Showcased at “Tales From Down There”

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Female Empowerment Showcased at “Tales From Down There”

I walked into the Cone building and was immediately greeted by a giant vagina made of felt and craft supplies. People were using it as a background for pictures, the kind that would definitely go on Instagram later. There were also tables surrounding the entrance to McKnight Hall, representing a variety of different organizations, from […]

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Photos: Women + Girls Research Alliance at UNC Charlotte

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Photos: Women + Girls Research Alliance at UNC Charlotte

Founded as a community-based organization in 2006 and integrated into the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2010, the Alliance provides faculty, students and the community with opportunities for research and education on women’s policy issues. The Alliance fosters increased collaborations between community members and UNC Charlotte; enhances public knowledge of its educational opportunities and services, and increases […]

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Bossypants, a winner.

| January 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bossypants, a winner.

As an avid reader, it saddens me that I’m not able to do a lot of leisurely reading throughout the school year. Fortunately I found the time this semester to read ‘Bossypants’ by accomplished comedian Tina Fey. ‘Bossypants,’ published in 2011, isn’t a memoir, but a retrospective recollection of thoughts and comedic encounters that spans Fey’s entire […]

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Charlotte Alums Take Part in Women’s Roller Derby League

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Alums Take Part in Women’s Roller Derby League

BY: Tadd Haislop Students at Charlotte encounter athletes walking around campus every day. These athletes are typically students at the university who play a sport within the athletic department. Prideful volleyball, basketball, soccer and soon football players roam the brick-crusted campus in green and white 49er athletic gear, distinguishing themselves from the rest of the […]

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