News & Events: Week of November 18

The Wisconsin Women’s Network is excited to announce that we are redesigning our website!  You can still find a ton of information at wiwomensnetwork.org, from ongoing projects to info about what we do to publications we have produced.  But if you are looking for updates on WWN events, visit this blog!  Here’s what we have going on in the next couple of weeks:

  • TONIGHT!  Monday, November 18th, 6:30 p.m.

1313 Sterling Hall, 475 N. Charter Street, Madison WI 

Panel Discussion: “50 Years of the Feminine Mystique:  How Far Have We Come?”

The UW Gender and Women’s Studies Club, the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, UW – Madison, and the Wisconsin Women’s Network proudly invite you to join in a panel discussion on the 50th anniversary of The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan.

The panel will explore what has changed, as well as what hasn’t, in the 50 years since publication of this groundbreaking feminist text.

Panelists include:
Judy Houck, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, Chair
Eve Galanter, Wisconsin Women’s Network, Chair
Jane Collins, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, former Chair
Lachrista Greco, Guerrilla Feminism, founder
Dayna Long, the Wisconsin National Organization for Women, President
Anjali Misra, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, graduate student and teaching assistant
Panel moderator: Jen Cole, the Wisconsin Women’s Network, Vice Chair

This event is free and open to the public.  To RSVP, click here!

  • Artful Women Show and Sale

Now through Friday, November 22
Skylight Lounge Gallery, UW Hospitals & Clinics
600 Highland Avenue, Madison WI

All Artful Women artwork will be on display (and for sale!) now through November 22nd at the UW-Hospital Skylight Lounge Gallery (600 Highland Avenue, Madison).  A portion of the proceeds from artwork sold will benefit the Wisconsin Women’s Network!
Click here for more information and here to view artwork from the show. Check it out today!

  • WWN Mentorship Program application deadline extended!

Interested in making a difference in a young woman’s life? Sign up to become part of the Wisconsin Women’s Network’s new Mentorship Program! This program gives you an opportunity to support a young undergraduate woman in navigating her professional goals. The WWN Mentorship Program will match mentors and mentees in a one-year mentor relationship focused on issues relevant to young women who are completing their undergraduate studies and preparing to enter the workforce. Visit our webpage to learn more about this pilot project and how you can become a mentor. Click here to download our mentor application. Know a college student in need of a mentor? Send her our mentee application!

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