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Stacey J. Oddman M.D. CARI-STEM First Gen Scholarship is open


Are you a FT student pursuing an FIU degree in a STEM field? Then this scholarship is for you - and the deadline is coming fast - Feb. 9, 2018. Apply Now! Preference given to first generation students of Caribbean descent.

CWGS hosted German Consul General, Annette Klein


On January 25th, 2018, the Center for Women's and Gender Studies hosted German Consul General, Annette Klein, to kick off FIU's inclusion in a global poster exhibition on "Women in STEM." The event was held in GC 355 and was standing-room only by the end of the event.

Student Media hosted interactive sexual assault forum


Hosted on Thursday, Jan. 25, the forum was moderated by Raquel Perez, instructor of Communications. The panel was comprised of Sharon “Sherry” Aaron, director of FIU’s Victim Empowerment Program; Victoria Burns, assistant professor of Women’s and Gender Studies; Dr. Antonio “Tony” Delgado, interim dean of students; Fred Blevens, a professor from the School of Communication + Journalism; and Shirlyon McWhorter, Title IX coordinator and director of Equal Opportunity Programs.

Upcoming Events

CWGS co-sponsors - "Canoe Back in Time:" An Indigenous Family’s Perspectives on Miccosukee Beliefs..

02/22/2018 03:30 PM

Author and Illustrator Dorothy Downs with Lee Tiger, Miccosukee Tribal Member February 22, 2018. 3:30 to 5:30. Book signing and reception to follow presentation. FIU, Maidique Campus. SIPA 220 For many decades, Dorothy Downs has maintained a close relationship with the Miccosukee and Seminole Indians of Florida. She will discuss her experiences with the people who shared their stories in her new book, Canoe Back in Time.

LGBTQ+ Diversity Matters

03/01/2018 09:30 AM

FIU’s Center for Women’s and Gender Studies invites you to join us in honor of annual Zero Discrimination Day initiated by the UN in 2014. Panel sessions with specialists from the professions, academia, and community organizations will focus on the challenges and opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals locally, nationally, and globally.

CWGS’s 100 Women – FIU Female Inventors (Diversity Week)

04/05/2018 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.

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