Posts tagged with: "Center for Women’s and Gender Studies"

Women Faculty Leadership Institute empowers women on campus

Women Faculty Leadership Institute empowers women on campus

FIU women are helping each other get ahead in their careers. The Women Faculty Leadership Institute (WFLI) is an annual […]

2018 salute to women in FIU history

2018 salute to women in FIU history

It’s Women’s History Month, and FIU has plenty of remarkable females to credit for its success. The individuals featured here join […]

Sexual harassment in the workplace:  how organizational policies can make a difference

Sexual harassment in the workplace: how organizational policies can make a difference

Employees are more likely to report sexual harassment they witness at work when there is a zero-tolerance policy in place, […]

Conversation on sexual assault heads to the classroom

Conversation on sexual assault heads to the classroom

FIU is joining an elite few universities to offer an academic course on understanding and preventing campus sexual assault. The […]

How 3 women are changing the face of STEM

How 3 women are changing the face of STEM

Nov. 8 is national STEM day, something Zahra Hazari knows a lot about. She is trying to recruit at least 10,000 […]

Professor, student lobby to end child marriage in Florida

Professor, student lobby to end child marriage in Florida

FIU professor Sandy Skelaney and graduate student Allison Sardinas have been making the rounds in Tallahassee on a mission to […]

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

Retired FIU Biology professor Ophelia Weeks has been named president of the University of Liberia. Already at work in her […]

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Asia Eaton, assistant professor of psychology

Psychology professor helps Marine Corps tackle culture change after social media porn scandal

Known for their bravery and sacrifice, Marines are usually among the first people sent to battle. Recently, however, the U.S. […]

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Academy Award-winning film Moonlight explores a Miami most never see. On Tuesday, April 4, the film will come to FIU. […]

Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Yesim Darici did not pursue a career in advocacy. She is a scientist – a theoretical and experimental physicist with […]

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2017 salute to women in FIU history

It’s Women’s History Month, and FIU has plenty of remarkable females to credit for its success. The individuals featured here—just a […]

Women's Rally in South Florida, Downtown Miami.

Center rallies for human rights as part of global movement

More than 5 million people around the world peacefully marched and rallied January 21, 2017 in support of the Women’s March […]

NSF grant to attract women, minority engineering and science professors to FIU

NSF grant to attract women, minority engineering and science professors to FIU

FIU has been awarded a $3.2 million National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant aimed at developing strategies to increase […]

FIU experts on Orlando attack

FIU experts on Orlando attack

The attack in Orlando early Sunday morning has become the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Florida International University has […]

New initiative targets solutions for violence against women

New initiative targets solutions for violence against women

Social gender-based violence is a global pandemic. One in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual abuse in her […]