Women’s Services Archive

  • Women’s History Month Planning Committee Meeting Scheduled

    Women’s History Month Planning Committee Meeting Scheduled

    Women’s Services will begin planning Women’s History Month starting in November.

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  • Professional Clothing Drive for Fall Career Fair

    Professional Clothing Drive for Fall Career Fair

    Cleaning out your closet this summer and finding you have some dress clothes that could be donated? Don't know where the closest Salvation Army is located? No problem! Bring them to work and donate them to Office of Campus Life and Women's Services Professional Clothing Drive. You will help us aid IIT students dress for success in preparation for the fall semester Career Fair. Dress shirts, ties, blazers, suits and shoes that are still in good condition would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Participate in the Clothesline Project

    Participate in the Clothesline Project

    The Clothesline Project honors women survivors as well as victims of intimate violence. Any woman who has experienced such violence, at any time in her life, is encouraged to come forward and design a shirt. Victim's families and friends are also invited to participate. For more information, please visit the Clothesline Project's website. Join Women’s Services and the Office of Campus Life during the week of April 22 if you would like to decorate a shirt for the clothesline. On April 29 from 10:00 am–4:00 pm, the clothesline will be hung in the Welcome Center for viewing. Individuals will also have another opportunity to decorate a shirt.

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  • “$tart $mart” Salary Negotiation Workshop

    “$tart $mart” Salary Negotiation Workshop

    Don’t miss "$tart $mart," a free and interactive workshop sponsored by the Office of Campus Life designed to give college women the skills and confidence they need to earn fair compensation and help close the gender wage gap! "$tart $mart" gives participants benchmarks for salary and benefits, offers salary negotiating skill-building exercises and teaches participants how to develop a personal budget to determine salary needs. The workshop will be on Wednesday, April 24, from 5:00–8:00 pm in Perlstein Hall 109.

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    Upcoming Self Defense Workshops

    Women's Services is sponsoring two additional Self-Defense Workshops this semester! Both courses are offered by IMPACT Chicago, and will focus on awareness and safe distance as well as verbal and physical self-defense tools. The workshops will be held on Wednesday, March 27 at 9:00 pm in the MTCC Ballroom (co-sponsored with the Greek Council) and Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 pm in the MTCC Ballroom.

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  • Gender, Leadership & Stereotypes: Women’s History Month

    Gender, Leadership & Stereotypes: Women’s History Month

    Join Women's Services, TEDxIIT, and Feminists United during Women's History Month in a discussion on gender, leadership, and stereotypes and how they intertwine in our every day lives.

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  • Women’s Cultural Exchange: Muslim Women

    Women’s Cultural Exchange: Muslim Women

    This panel discussion highlights the experience of our Muslim women students, both at home and at IIT. We will explore their cultural backgrounds, faith, values, customs, and much more. Attendees are welcome to ask questions. This event is a part of IIT's celebration of Women's History Month

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  • $tart $mart – Salary Negotiation Workshop (Postponed)

    $tart $mart – Salary Negotiation Workshop (Postponed)

    Don't miss this free and interactive workshop, sponsored by the Office of Campus Life, designed to give college women the skills and confidence they need to earn fair compensation and help close the gender wage gap!

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    Dress to Impress Fashion Show

    Do you have an internship or job interview coming up and you're stumped on what to wear? Are you preparing early for the Spring Career Fair? Are you trying to do an early prep of your closet for future interviews? Mark your calendar for the Career Fair Fashion Show, Wednesday, February 13!

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  • Women’s History Month Planning Meeting

    Women’s History Month Planning Meeting

    While Women's History Month is not until March, it will be here before no time at all. Women's Services would like to begin planning Women's History Month now. The first planning meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 7 at 2:00 pm in MTCC Room 516 (located near the post office.) Students, staff, and faculty are welcome to join us with suggestions and ideas.

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