The University of Utah’s annual Women’s Week kicks off this week with a theme of “Making Public Policy Personal.”
Throughout the week, a series of events organized by the Division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in partnership with various campus organizations will investigate the ways public policy becomes personal and what that means for us as members of a diverse democracy.
A few of next week’s highlights include:
- Keynote speaker Femenista Jones
- Black Hair + Storytelling as a Form of Social Activism
- Film Screening and Panel “Aftershock”
- Making Public Policy Personal: A Focus on Gender-Based Violence
Women’s Week is part of Women’s History Month. Educators in Santa Rosa, California, celebrated the first Women’s History Week in March 1978 to increase awareness of women’s contributions to society. International Women’s Day is March 8.
A full list of events can be found on the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion website.