Women’s Center Signature Programs
- Women's Month – This annual March celebration recognizes, affirms and showcases the achievements, concerns and diversity of women. It is the combined effort of students, faculty, staff, and administrators at Virginia Tech as well as activists, residents, and civic leaders of the surrounding communities.
- Women’s Leadership & Mentoring Program (WLMP) – This program provides a cohort-based experience for professionals who may be new to supervisory responsibilities, new in their position, or new to Virginia Tech, in a series of sessions on topics related to professional development.
- “Me First!” Fridays Professional Development series – In cooperation with the Staff Senate, the Women’s Center is excited to offer program, designed to provide Virginia Tech’s staff women with a monthly, brownbag series of sessions on topics related to professional development
- Women and Wellness – Bringing together campus and community resources to promote health and work/life integration for VT staff, student, and faculty women.
- $tart$mart Salary Negotiation Workshops – A campus initiative developed to empower college women and provide them with the tools to negotiate salaries and benefits as they approach the job market.
Women’s Center Collaborative Programs
- AdvanceVT/Women’s Center Leadership Lunch Series – A series designed to provide women faculty with the opportunity to learn from and interact with current academic leaders, as well as to meet and network with other women from across the campus.
- Through Feminist Eyes - In collaboration with the Women's and Gender Studies Program, this speaker series is intended to provide additional opportunities for undergraduate WGS students to engage feminist scholarship, specifically the breadth of feminist scholarship taking place at Virginia Tech.
- Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) - These interactive workshops utilize courageous leadership and bystander intervention techniques to prevent gender-based violence.
- Red Flag Campaign – This campaign is part of a statewide effort led by the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance to address relationship violence on Virginia’s college and university campuses.
- White Ribbon Campaign – An opportunity for Virginia Tech men to take a stand against the small percentage of men who perpetrate violence against those who are closest to them, in particular women and girls. The White Ribbon Campaign is a project of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets' Echo Company with support from the Women's Center.
- VT Women Connect – Virginia Tech supports the mission of the Virginia Network through VT Women Connect (VTWC). VTWC promotes, develops and supports Virginia Tech’s professional women by providing a forum to forge relationships, develop supportive networks, and share ideas and information.
Follow the Women's Center at Virginia Tech
Phone: (540) 231-7806
Fax: (540) 231-6767
Announcements & Upcoming Events:
- Did you know there are 24 dedicated lactation spaces on campus? Click here to find out more!
- Are you interested in reserving space at the Women's Center? Click here to submit your request.
- MARCH IS WOMEN'S MONTH!
- KIDS' NIGHT OUT! Click here to register for a slot on Thursday, March 22
- Need a Field Study or Internship? Learn more about opportunities at the Women's Center. Deadline to apply is March 22.
- MON, MAR 19 @ 5-6:30PM (Blacksburg Taphouse), Social Meet Up with the VT Women's Alliance and Caucus
- MON, MAR 19 @ 6:30-8PM (Moss Arts Center), Careers in Tech: Exploring Data Centers with Facebook, Google, and Microsoft (co-sponsored by the VT Women's Alliance & Caucus)
- SAT, MAR 31 @ 10A-1PM (Squires Student Center), Second Annual leadHERship Conference, sponsored by the Women’s Center; register by 3/16 (bit.ly/vtleadhership2018)
- FRI, APR 6 @ Noon (North End Center), MeFirst! Fridays: Preparing for Aging Relatives (register here, search for "MeFirst! Friday")
- FRI, APR 20 @ 7PM (Tech Softball Park), Social Meet Up: VT Women's Softball, hosted by VT Women's Alliance and Caucus and #Supportwomenssports