Posts tagged with: "Women’s Center"

2017 Outstanding Student Life Award winners with Larry Lunsford, vice president for Student Affairs.

Students recognized at annual Outstanding Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 6, more than 40 finalists competed for 15 awards, varying from service and spirit to leadership and […]

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Defeating bias through education

Defeating bias through education

The Dean of Students office is encouraging students to use their differences to create a stronger FIU community with its […]

University raises awareness of sexual assault

University raises awareness of sexual assault

Nationwide, one in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. The prevalence of relationship […]

FIU names 2016 Student Employee of the Year

FIU names 2016 Student Employee of the Year

Jobs on campus are useful tools for students looking to earn money and gain real-world experience while they study without […]

Students honored at 2016 Student Life Awards

Students honored at 2016 Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 7, the Outstanding Student Life Awards honored 21 students and four student organizations who have demonstrated the […]

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Kimberly Bryant, CEO and co-founder of Black Girls Code, served as the 2016 keynote speaker at the Women Who Lead conference.

4 lessons young female leaders need to know to succeed

– by Gabriela Polanco  In 1984, 37.1 percent of computer science degrees were awarded to female students. By 1998, that […]

William Solis takes inventory of new donations at the MMC food pantry.

MMC food pantry serves students in need

Graduate student William Solis spends his Tuesdays and Wednesdays restocking the shelves of a food pantry in DM for his fellow […]

4 critical lessons for women in leadership

4 critical lessons for women in leadership

The year is 2015. We have wireless headphones, self driving cars and jetpacks. But women are still scarce at the top […]

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Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

On Thursday, Apr. 2, the annual Outstanding Student Life Awards recognized three student organizations and 21 student leaders who serve […]

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Olympic gold medalist to headline annual Women Who Lead conference

Olympic gold medalist to headline annual Women Who Lead conference

The Women’s Center has announced that Shannon Miller, America’s most decorated gymnast and Olympic gold medalist, will be the keynote […]

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“Enough is Enough” to promote positive solutions to end bullying, violence and sexual assault

“Enough is Enough” to promote positive solutions to end bullying, violence and sexual assault

On Thursday, Oct. 23, FIU Civility Initiative and Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will be hosting its “Enough is Enough” […]

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Professor Cassidy recognized with President’s Council Worlds Ahead Award

Professor Cassidy recognized with President’s Council Worlds Ahead Award

Beloved wine professor Patrick “Chip” Cassidy ’75 is the recipient of the 2014 President’s Council Worlds Ahead Award. Cassidy was […]

Women of Color mentoring program launches at BBC

Women of Color mentoring program launches at BBC

On Wednesday, Sept. 10, dozens of students and mentors convened at Biscayne Bay Campus to kick off the Women of […]

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FIYou: Bronwen Bares Pelaez

FIYou: Bronwen Bares Pelaez

Name: Bronwen Bares Pelaez Hometown: Port Washington, NY Job Title/Department:  Director, Women’s Center Campus: Office, MMC; work with MMC & BBC In […]

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Mihaela Plugarasu, associate director of strategy and communications for Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, with Donna Brazile at the Women Who Lead conference.

Political commentator encourages women, young people to take their place at the table

Donna Brazile is a well-known author, academic and political strategist, and vice chair of Voter Registration and Participation for the […]

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