In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medgar Evers College Women’s HerStory Month Committee (MEC WHMC) proudly presents a series of programs that celebrate “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope!” Please mark your calendars as we explore the role of women in healing our communities and providing hope and guidance as we emerge from an unprecedented time.
Women’s HerStory Month Book Discussion
All members of the MEC community are invited to read bell hooks’ culture-defining book, Ain’t I a Woman, and participate in an enriching discussion on March 28. The work is available to download via this link https://www.pdfdrive.com/aint-i-a-woman-black-women-and-feminism-e158003021.html, or you can purchase the book at your local bookstore.
This hybrid presentation offers a hands-on look at the history of head wrapping, from pre-slavery to today, and its significance on the mental health of those who wear headwraps. There..Read More
The Medgar Evers College LGBTQIA+ Faculty/Staff Committee invites all to their monthly social space to share and connect as an LGBTQIA+ community at Medgar Evers College. For Women’s HerStory Month,..Read More
Saxophonist, composer, singer, and songwriter Ashley Keiko will perform and discuss her musical journey, inspiration, and industry challenges with MEC Professor Glenn McMillan, Department of Mass Communications, Creative and Performing..Read More
Three dynamic female “firsts” in their position discuss their paths, challenges, and celebrations. The conversation features Medgar Evers College President Patricia Ramsey, New York State Attorney General Letitia James, and..Read More
A panel of diverse women discuss the challenges, policies, and need for safety following the increase in gun violence in the city. Panelists include the Honorable Claudia Daniels-DePeyster, Supreme Court..Read More
An interactive discussion of bell hooks’ groundbreaking work Ain’t I a Woman and its lasting cultural impact on Black feminism. The panel includes Dr. Brenda M. Greene, Founder & Executive..Read More
A conversation with Dr. Camille Clare, Chair of SUNY-Downstate Health Sciences University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keri Watkins-Webb, nutritionist and certified Holistic Health Coach, and Makeba Pinder, Ph.D., LMSW,..Read More
Dr. Maria-Luisa Ruiz, Chair Foreign Languages Department, Medgar Evers College, will lead participants in a rigorous yoga workout. Come ready to flex! Date: Wednesday, March 30 Time: 4:00 pm –..Read More