Monthly Archives: September 2011

Meet the Staff: Simone Savanah

It has always been my dream to surround myself with like-minded women as well as participate in their struggles. I have been inspired by my mother and grandmothers to engage in women’s issues. Additionally, my own personal experiences and those … Continue reading

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Mentoring Program

It’s not too late.  Mentoring Program Applications are due Monday, Oct. 3.  If you are interested in applying, please come by the Women’s Center, or go to http://www.ohio.edu/womenscenter/programs/mentoring.cfm for more info.

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Through Her Eyes: Sweden

Sweden women are blessed to live in one of the highest-ranking gender-equality countries in the world. They make up 48% of the workforce, ranking them the largest percentage of workingwomen in the world. Swedish citizens are very humble, and it … Continue reading

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Peer Advocate Anthony Hess Shares Experiences With Walk a Mile, Sexual Assault Awareness

               Next week marks the 4th annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes at Ohio University.  Men literally wear any variation of a women’s shoe—high-heels, flats, slippers–and walk around Athens, promoting the idea that men can be a part of the … Continue reading

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Nobel Peace prize winner Dr. Wangari Maathai passes

Women’s rights and environmental activist Dr. Wangari Maathai passed away Sunday in a Nairobi hospital after her fight with cancer. Maathai blazed trails within African communities by improving the lives of women, and worked to establish sustainable relationships between the … Continue reading

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Meet the Staff: Elizabeth Chinn

I have long had a passion for working for and with women. I was raised by strong women and that has given me a strong sense of self and an unshakable belief that women can do absolutely anything we want … Continue reading

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Through Her Eyes: Somalia

Through Her Eyes is a weekly blog post featuring women from a different country. Take a glimpse to literally see “through her eyes” as to how women from across the globe live their everyday lives. Ranked the fifth-worst country in … Continue reading

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