Tag: Women’s History Month

Fem in STEM features five female professors

Ramapo’s Chemistry Club hosted their Fem in STEM event that took place on Feb. 29, to kick off Women’s History Month here on campus. The event featured a panel of five professors including Dr. Susan Petro, Dr. Kokila Kota, Dr. Daniela Buna, Dr. Debbie Yuster and LaQuan Norman. The event […]

We should celebrate women all year and promote intersectionality

Photo courtesy of Fotomovimiento, Flickr Women’s History Month has been celebrated every March since 1911. The month-long celebration of female visibility and remembrance for female accomplishments is just another reminder that women are still fighting for gender equality.  In addition to Women’s History Month, March 8 is recognized as International […]

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 […]

Trans-activist delivers presentation on transfeminism

Graphic courtesy of Devin Kira Murphy, Wikipedia The Women’s Center and the the Diversity Peer Educators hosted a presenation given by trans-activist Johanna Durazzi last Tuesday on the transfeminism movement to usher in Women's Herstory month. Durazzi has worked as an outreach specialist at Ali Forney, the largest homeless shelter […]

Women’s Herstory Month Begins with Luncheon

Graphic courtesy of the Women's Center The “Real Beauty and Women’s Herstory Month Opening Luncheon” was held last Thursday to kick of a month of celebrating the contributions of women in society. During the event, put together by Health and Wellness Coordinator Sam O’Grady,  the “Real Beauty” exhibition displayed photos which […]

Maya Poran Speaks on Gender and Mental Health

Photo by Hope Patti On Wednesday, the Active Minds Association on campus held a discussion in the Adler Theater with Maya Poran, social psychologist and associate professor of psychology and women and gender studies at Ramapo, in honor of Women’s HERstory Month. Professor Poran addressed her long-term studies about the historic […]