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 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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