Programming

Women’s Center Signature Programs

  • Women's Month – This 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.
  • Women’s Leadership & Mentoring Program (WLMP) – This program provides a cohort-based experience for professionals who may be new to supervisory responsibilities, new in their position, or new to Virginia Tech, in a series of sessions on topics related to professional development.
  • “Me First!” Fridays Professional Development series – In cooperation with the Staff Senate, the Women’s Center is excited to offer program, designed to provide Virginia Tech’s staff women with a monthly, brownbag series of sessions on topics related to professional development
  • Women and Wellness – Bringing together campus and community resources to promote health and work/life integration for VT staff, student, and faculty women.
  • $tart$mart Salary Negotiation Workshops – 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.

 

Women’s Center Collaborative Programs

  • AdvanceVT/Women’s Center Leadership Lunch Series – A series designed to provide women faculty with the opportunity to learn from and interact with current academic leaders, as well as to meet and network with other women from across the campus. 
  • Through Feminist Eyes - In 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.
  • Bringing In The Bystander (BIB) is a program designed to educate, inspire, and empower YOU to prevent, interrupt, and respond to harassment and violence. We all have a role to play in ending sexual and relationship violence in our community.
  • Red Flag Campaign – This campaign 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.
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month - Led by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center during the month of April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) has the goal of increasing awareness of sexual violence and education of how to prevent it and support survivors.  
  • VT Women Connect – Virginia Tech supports the mission of the Virginia Network through VT Women Connect (VTWC). VTWC promotes, develops and supports Virginia Tech’s professional women by providing a forum to forge relationships, develop supportive networks, and share ideas and information.