The Women of Color Leadership Network will be taking a group of emerging and dynamic women and nonbinary student-of-color leaders from our undergraduate UMass community to share in personal development and community building at our first annual Women of Color Leadership Network (WOCLN) Retreat.

October 19, 2019
9:00 am-9:00 pm

Sirius Community
Interested in an industry position, but not sure how to prepare? Edie Stringfellow, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at MassBio, will discuss how to market yourself for industry as a STEM graduate student.

October 24, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S340

Students and alumni take the stage to perform original works of poetry in celebration of the spoken word and self-expression.

October 25, 2019
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

'Engaging Students and Reducing Resistance in the Diversity Classroom' with Karen Suyemoto. Join this interactive workshop to discuss how resistance is enacted, reframe resistance as part of an educational change process, and discuss proactive and reactive strategies that you can implement for addressing resistance and engaging students in your classes. 

November 4, 2019
1:15 pm-3:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

'Strategies for Successful Communication in the U.S. University Setting' with Andrea Dallas.  Do you find that your cultural expectations for teaching and learning differ from those of your students? Join us for this interactive session with Andrea Dallas, Director of the English as a Second Language Program to discuss effective strategies for handling communication difficulties that may arise either inside or outside of the classroom.

November 5, 2019
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

A double film screening honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

November 8, 2019
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level

Interspersed with the spoken words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the evening brings together gospel with jazz and Broadway tunes.

January 28, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall