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Welcome to the Women's Center

a unit of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The UCSD Women's Center serves as a resource for the entire campus community while placing the experiences of women at the center through the resources we provide, the programming and learning opportunities that we facilitate, and the dynamic community space that we create.

Check out our Fall 2014 Event Calendar!

Upcoming Events 

Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop
Wednesday | November 19 | 5-8 PM
Women's Center (above Hi Thai and near the Main Gym)

$tart $mart is an interactive workshop designed to give college women the confidence and skills
they need to earn fair compensation. Workshop Participants will...

  • Learn how to identify benchmarks for salary and benefits
  • Engage in salary negotiation skill-building exercises
  • Learn how to develop a personal budget to determine salary needs

 RSVP to wcprograms@ucsd.edu ● Refreshments will be provided

F-Word Dining and Dialogue--Selling Paradise: Tourism, Gender, and Authenticity in Contemporary Cuba
Thursday l November 20 l 5-6:30pm

Join the Women’s Center for a dialogue with Dr. Gabriela Santizo, a guest lecturer in the Critical Gender Studies Department. She is currently teaching CGS 102: Gender, Sexuality & Tourism.  This event is cosponsored by the Critical Gender Studies Department.

 About the speaker: Gabriela Santizo received her Ph.D. in Literature, with an emphasis in Latin American literary and cultural studies, from UC San Diego. Her work focuses on constructions of urban space, gender, and sexuality in contemporary Cuban and Chilean cultural production. Dr. Santizo is also currently developing a study of representations of queer lives in Latin America. Her research interests include memory studies, urban studies, and the intersections of race, class, gender, and sexuality in Latin American literature and film.

Gender Buffet: Women in Comedy
Friday l November 21 l 12-1:30pm

Join us for a conversation about women in comedy. We’ll discuss some of our favorite comediennes as well as ways comedy can be used for feminism and social justice. Free snacks and conversation provided.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday,
Fridays, 9am-3pm

The WC will close
at noon on 11/26,
and will remain
closed on 11/27
and 11/28, for the
Thanksgiving Holiday.

Office Contact:
Phone: (858) 822-0074
Fax: (858) 822-1577
Email: women@ucsd.edu

Mailing Address:
UCSD Women's Center
9500 Gilman Drive, 0096
La Jolla, CA 92093-0096

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