The Women's Center hosts a variety of offerings that address topics of gender equity. Through workshops, awareness months, classroom discussions, tabling, and more, we provide outreach opportunties for our community to learn about gender-based violence prevention, gender pay gap, consent, reproductive justice, healthy relationships, and more.
Through Feminist Eyes is a collaboration with the Women's and Gender Studies Program. This speaker series is intended to provide additional opportunities for undergraduate WGS students to engage feminist scholarship, specifically the breadth of feminist scholarship taking place at Virginia Tech.
Gen(der) Ed is an archive of bi-weekly podcast that hosts conversations that explore the intersection of gender and other identities, and cover topics on leadership, equity, wellbeing, and healthy relationships. The Women's Center recognizes that our current staff represents a limited perspective and set of lived experiences on gendered issues. With this podcast, we strive to highlight and promote the diverse backgrounds, accomplishments, and needs of the women in our community. Check out past Gen(der) Ed podcasts.
Gender-based Violence Prevention Workshops: Women's Center staff can work with you to provide workshops specific to your group or class on topics related to sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. For more information, please email Paige Bik. You can also view additional sexual violence prevention workshop resources.
Sexual Assault and Violence Education by Students (SAVES) Presentations: SAVES is an anti-violence peer education group advised through the Women's Center, and they are available to facilitate workshops and discussions with your community, student organization, or other group. All workshops are informal, led by fellow Hokies, and can be tailored to fit your group's needs. For more information, please email Paige Bik.
Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshops are a campus initiative developed to empower college women and provide them with the tools to negotiate salaries and benefits as they approach the job market. This workshop is currently unavailable.
Salary Negotiation Consultations help you identify individual barriers and challenges to negotiating a salary and provide you the tools and individual strategies to help you successfully negotiate salary and benefits once you have the job. Consultations are currently unavailable.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) is part of a statewide effort led by the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance to address relationship violence on Virginia’s college and university campuses.
Women's History Month is an annual March celebration recognizes, affirms and showcases the achievements, concerns and diversity of women. It is the combined effort of students, faculty, staff, and administrators at Virginia Tech as well as activists, residents, and civic leaders of the surrounding communities.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) occurs in the month of April with the goal of increasing awareness of sexual violence and education of how to prevent it and support survivors.