Our Annual Programs

Educate and bring awareness to our campus and the surrounding community, the Center for Women and Gender Equity offers many opportunities to attend programs related to gender justice on an annual basis.

Center for Women and Gender Equity Annual Programs

Watch and discuss films across the spectrum of gender justice while relaxing in the Center for Women and Gender Equity lounge. Held every last Friday of the month from 2pm - 5pm in KC 1201. Refreshments often provided.

2019-2020 Event Dates

September 27, 2019

October 25, 2019

November 22, 2019

January 31, 2020

February 28, 2020

March 27, 2020

*This is a LIB 100/201 approved event!*

Join us for monthly discussions viewing and discussing current events and topics through modes of intersectionality. Held every second Tuesday of the month from 12pm to 1pm in KC 1201. Refreshments often provided.

2019-2020 Event Dates

September 10, 2019

October 8, 2019

November 12, 2019

January 14, 2020

February 11, 2020

March 10, 2020

March 12

April 9


*This is a LIB 100/201 approved event!*

October is Dating and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In recognition, the GVSU Center for Women and Gender Equity, in collaboration with other campus departments and community organizations, hosts a number of events to raise awareness about this important issue.

The Girls of Color Summit is an initiative at GVSU that benefits girls of color in the local community. Participants are invited to explore and discuss issues that impact the experience of girls of color.

Third Annual Girls of Color Summit


For more information, please send us an email at cwge@gvsu.edu. Applications will be available at the end of January. 

March 11th

12:00PM - 1:30 PM

Grand River Room of Kirkhof Center

The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote. Join us in reflecting on this historic event.  #equaliTEA2020  #makesomethinghappen #equiTEA 




In partnership with the Women's Commission, Fireside Chats provide a safe environment for diverse women from across campus to engage in dialogue about gender-related topics while also getting to know each other and building relationships.

Look out for some engaging events coming soon this academic year!

The GVSU Center for Women and Gender Equity annually collaborates with the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) to host a Women & Environment Symposium to explore the intersection between women's issues and environmental concerns.

The month of March is Women's History Month. Each year, the Center for Women and Gender Equity partners with Women & Gender Studies to offer dynamic events and programs.