Femtastic Friday: Week 4


Happy Friday!

What’s New in the WCC

Stop by to check out the new artwork in the space by Stanford alumnae Evelyn Anderson! Two of her pieces will be hanging in the WCC, the first of which is now hanging in the self-care corner. We hope the beauty in the space will encourage you all to take care of the beauty within you!


Event Recap

Yaa Gyasi, ’11 Book Talk

On Oct. 12, 2016, author and Stanford alumnae Yaa Gyasi spoke at Stanford’s Women’s Community Center in a well-attended Q&A moderated by Mysia Anderson, ’17.


“Why are some STEM* fields less gender balanced than others?”

with Sapna Cheryan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Washington

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

4:30 – 5:45 p.m.

Room 201, William R. Hewlett Teaching Center

Limited seating. To attend, please RSVP here!

Artist’s Salon

The Clayman Institute for Gender Research is featuring Irene Carvajal a multidisciplinary Costa Rican-American artist who will be speaking and showing her work.

Monday, October 24, 2016

4:15 – 5:45 p.m.

Assembly Room, Bechtel International Center

The event is open to the Stanford community!

Get involved with the WCC Ambassador Program!

Find out more information here!

Interesting Reads and Other News

Rumor has it that the United Nations is set to appoint Wonder Woman its “Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.” Though the choice is not without push back, Wonder Woman will be the face of a new social media campaign for the UN.

Donald Trump’s “nasty woman” comments about Hillary Clinton on Wednesday ignited the trending hashtag #IAmANastyWomanBecause in a show of feminist solidarity.



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