Category Archives: Women’s Center Events & Speakers

Congratulations Ann Brown! Our Empowering Women Award Recipient!

This past Saturday, February 6, the Women’s Center, Bobcat Athletics, and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program celebrated our 6th annual celebration of OHIO Women Leaders. The event took place at the OU Women’s basketball game against Northern Illinois … Continue reading

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The Woes of Having Curly Hair

Having been given the gift of curly hair from the very beginning of my life (I didn’t grow hair until age 4 but it was curly nonetheless), I consider myself an expert in the field. I thought I would make … Continue reading

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Aging in Athens: The Athens Village

This Thursday, September 17, Patty Mercer, Director of The Athens Village, will be speaking at the Women’s Center about her role and the role of The Athens Village in the nation-wide effort to create healthy aging options for senior citizens. … Continue reading

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Welcome HOUme Fall 2015

The Ohio University Women’s Center welcomes you back for another school year! Hello! I’m Anna B, blog “editor in chief” again this year. How was your summer? I spent mine with family and friends in my hometown of Pittsburgh, PA. … Continue reading

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There’s nothing wrong with you, Period.

Although I don’t think adolescence is easy for anyone, I definitely felt like an especially awkward child. Being one of the first girls in my class to get my period did not help. I was 10 years old, it was … Continue reading

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Barbie: Simple or Complex?

Since 1959, Barbie dolls have been a favorite toy in the homes of many. She has grown and changed with the times, always representing the most up-to-date fashions and trends, but also representing many different movements, organizations and career paths. … Continue reading

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“Barbie Falls on Hard Times” exhibit set to “Bring Her Bad Self Back” to the Ohio University Womens Center

 An average American woman is 5’4″ tall weighing 140 pounds; the average American model is 5’11” weighing 117 pounds! What happens when females look at their bodies and compare themselves to the pretty, successful girls and women on TV or … Continue reading

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