| CCW Meeting
Monday, November 16, 2015
12:15-1:30 Rm. 1849 Student Center
1. Attendance and Welcome
2. Approval of Minutes: October 26th, 2015
3. Graduate Students Report: Stella Bianco- Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Talks on the Road speakers and Inductee Portrait Exhibit are available for Women’s History Month. The We Fight for Roses, Too is available for other times but not March. Susan Sweeney is willing to help CCW promote Women’s History Month and other cultural events. Currently searching for a location to place exhibit. Postsecondar Institutions Women’s Center comparison update.
Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Talks on the Road Topics
Celebrating 300 Years of Connecticut’s Remarkable Women Join us for an interactive multi-media program by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and learn about some of our state’s most remarkable women! Be inspired as you learn about well-known figures like Ella Grasso, Katharine Hepburn and Marian Anderson and lesser known heroines like Maria Sanchez, Barbara McClintock and Hannah Watson. This presentation will introduce you to the Hall, its mission and programs, and give you a panoramic view of some of its 109 Inductees from across all fields of endeavor, from politics and sports to the arts and sciences.
Pushing Past “No”: Overcoming Obstacles on the Path to Success Has anyone ever told you that you couldn’t succeed? How have you proved them wrong? Join us for an interactive multi-media program by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and be inspired by the stories of some of Connecticut’s remarkable women who overcame obstacles and objections to achieve great things! Learn from the determination of women in science and medicine like Barbara McClintock, Helen Smits and Emeline Roberts Jones, women pioneers in law like Constance Baker Motley and Patricia Wald, female sports icons like Joan Joyce and Donna Lopiano, and others from across all fields of endeavor.
Powerful Voices: Connecticut Women Changing Democracy Connecticut’s history is filled with remarkable women who achieved extraordinary things! Join us for an interactive multi-media program by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and learn about some of the state’s powerful female voices for change in our democracy. Discover the power your own voice can have by exploring the inspirational stories of suffrage advocates like Alice Paul and Isabella Beecher Hooker, prominent female firsts like Ella Grasso and Denise Nappier and social activists like Helen Keller, Anne Stanback and Estelle Griswold.
Cultivating Confidence (Specifically designed for young people...but older groups can also benefit!) Do you struggle to be confident in yourself and your abilities? You’re not alone! Even extraordinary and accomplished people have these same concerns. Join us for an interactive multi-media program by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and see how some of our state’s most remarkable women overcame obstacles and grew into confident leaders! Be inspired by the powerful stories of women like Marian Anderson who dealt with racial discrimination, Sophie Tucker who struggled with body image, Dorrit Hoffleit whose own mother considered her dumb because of her gender, and others across many fields.
4. CCW Sub-Committee Reports
Women of Color :Meeting November 16 at 11:00.
Work Life Balance: The Work Life Sub-committee will be meeting Wed 11/18 at 12:15. At that time, we will be reviewing feedback from the 2nd CSCU Work Life Family Conference held in October and will be creating a strategy to promote and update the Babysitting Website.
Sexual Assault & Harassment
5. Treasurer Report
6. New Business:
We would like to open the floor for discussion of the Board of Regents' contract negotiations with AAUP and SUOAF. We invite members of CCW to present their concerns regarding these negotiations and/or to present their ideas regarding CCW's potential involvement.