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20th Anniversary of CWGS's BA Program - "Women's Rights in Miami"


To celebrate CWGS 20th Anniversary of our BA Program we hosted "Women's Rights in Miami" were we talked about different organizations in our community that are currently working on initiatives for LGBT and Gender Equality. Speakers included FIU Professor Dr. Maria Ilcheva, SAVE manager Carla Peña, MDC Commissioner Operations Manager Adele Valencia, and Miami Workers Center Lutze Segu. It was an extrordinary discussion and encourage everyone to get involved with these wonderful advocacy programs!

Congratulations to our Director, Dr. Yesim Darici


Please join us in Congratulating Dr. Yesim Darici "In the Company of Women Award" - 2017 Science and Technology Award Recipient Wednesday, march 8, 2017 at 6:00 pm

SFL Student Conference on Human Trafficking


Friday March 3, 2017 the SFL Student Conference on Human Trafficking was held at FIU with our very own Sandy Skelaney the Program Director for the Center for Women and Gender Studies "Initiative for Gender Violence Prevention" as a Keynote Speaker. Ms. Skelaney discussed issues currently affecting our community such as sexual exploitation of women and children and the legislature currently working to prevent these acts from occurring and the many ways we can work together to improve them.

Upcoming Events

FIU's 100 Women

04/06/2017 11:00 AM

The Women's and Gender studies Center is planning this great event to be part of Diversity week each year where we acknowledge 100 women from different fields at FIU to profile, celebrate, and champion. We will introduce them, tell their stories, and create an inspiring culture of diversity, accomplishment, collectivism, and collegiality. Our Objective is to highlight the anniversary of WGS with 10 women per year will be chosen for the next 10 years.

Annual Miami Beach Pride Parade

04/09/2017 09:30 AM

Joins us as we co-sponsor the Annual Miami Beach Pride Parade!

CWGS's Women in STEM - 2nd Meeting and Networking

04/12/2017 11:00 AM

Women in STEM 2nd meeting and networking event.

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11200 SW 8th Street
Modesto Maidique Campus, DM 212
Miami, Florida 33199

Telephone: (305) 348-2408
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