Tag: Women’s Herstory Month

Herstory speaker pushes for intersectional activism

Photo courtesy of Emily Melvin. Activist, author and artist Hope Giselle was welcomed to Ramapo College on March 9 as the keynote speaker for Women’s Herstory Month. The Women’s Center and LGBTQ+ Services, the Office of Equity, Division, Compliance and Inclusion (EDIC) and Office of Violence Prevention welcomed Giselle as the […]

Students try on hijabs in event hosted by MSA

Photo by Tori D'Amico Women’s Herstory month is in full swing at Ramapo, this week with the Muslim Student association’s annual “Try on a hijab day.” This event, hosted in the Fishbowl, encouraged students to try on a hijab and ask questions about it openly. “We’re trying to bring us […]

Women’s Month wraps with Power Closing Luncheon

Photo by Erica Meline In the past year, women have banded together and proved that feminism is not a trend, but is instead a necessary measure needed to dismantle inequality throughout the world. From the #MeToo Movement to the Women’s March, women have demonstrated unity and showed that being female […]

Herstory month creates platform to get involved

Photo by Hope Patti Women have played an integral role in shaping history, but many of their contributions go unnoticed. From history textbooks that often represent a white male’s narrative, to the lack of diversity seen throughout the country’s presidents, the United States has not always fostered inclusivity. While the […]

The Women’s Center Pays Homage to Their Founding

Photo by Erica Meline Throughout the month, the Women’s Center has hosted events for Women’s History Month and this past Wednesday, the center paid homage to its founders by hosting Coffee Talk: The Herstory of Women’s Center. Junior and Student Women’s Outreach Coordinator Berly Rivera led the conversation. She first […]

Women’s Herstory Month Prompts Gender Bias Panel

As part of Women’s Herstory Month, Ramapo’s Cahill Center held a panel on Monday to discuss workplace inequalities and the injustice women face on a regular basis in work environments. The event, “Gender Bias – Is It Real?” included a panel moderated by Michele Brown of IntuAction Coaching and was […]