2019 Womxn's Herstory Month

Womxn's Herstory Month 2019

Come honor and celebrate Womxn's Herstory Month with us! Please share with your networks! 

2019 Event Schedule

Transforming Social Justice Series: Yesika Salgado

Tuesday, March 5th | Student Union Theater | 5 - 7 pm 

Caesar Chavez Community Action Center & Gender Equity Center

Come meet Yesika Salgado, who is a Los Angeles based Salvadoran poet who writes about her family, her culture, her city and her brown body. She is the Co-founder of the Latina feminist collective Chingona Fire and an internationally recognized body positivity activist. Yesika is the author of the amazon best seller Corazón and her newest collection of  poetry Tesoro, both published with Not A Cult.  

Art Gallery: Gender and Body Positivity

Wednesday, March 6 | 10 - 5 pm | Student Union 3A/B

Gender Equity Center  

The Gender Equity Center is proud to host an Art Gallery on Gender and Body Positivity. We are featuring art created by SJSU students. Please come to support fellow peers! The gallery is open for viewing from 10 - 5 pm with an Artist Reception from 3 - 5 pm to chat with artists and a few live performances of poetry/spoken word. 

Lunch and Learn Good Vibes: Feminist Porn

Thursday, March 7 | Student Wellness Center 122 | 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Gender Equity Center & Good Vibes 

Good Vibrations will give a workshop on Feminist Porn, the ways this relates to society's views on sexuality and pleasure, and how we interact when it comes to sex, consent, and more. Lunch provided, all are welcome! 


Menstrual Week! 
Lunch and Learn: Medicalization of Womxn's Bodies 

Tuesday, March 12 | Student Union Rm 3B | 12:00-1:00 pm 

Gender Equity Center & Professor Bakhru

Dr. Bakhru will discuss the ways in which women's bodies have been constructed as the "wrong" body and how women's embodied experiences and conditions become defined as medical problems and require medical intervention and discipline.  Lunch provided, all are welcome! 

Podcast: Culture and Menstruation 

Wednesday, March 13 | MOSAIC Station | sjsu.edu/mosaic/podcast/  

Gender Equity Center & MOSAIC 

Can't make our programs but would like to listen to it on your own time? Download our podcast on Culture and Menstruation! 

Reusable Menstrual Products

Thursday, March 14 | Student Union Rm 3A | 12:00 - 1:30 pm 

Gender Equity Center 

This is an interactive discussion about menstruation, stigma, & reusable menstrual products! All genders welcome! Free food provided!


Movie Screening: Hidden Figures 

Wednesday, March 13  | Student Union Theater | 6:00 - 8:00 pm 

Gender Equity Center & MOSAIC & Student Union 

Join us for a film screening of Hidden Figures, a moving reminder of the achievements women have made in STEM. Snack provided!


New Womxn, New Vision

Thursday, March 14 | Black Leadership Opportunity Center | 4-7 pm

Black Leadership Opportunity Center

A vision board activity for Black womxn to engage in community and crafts. We are officially in 2019 and need to take control of our time and goals for the year and beyond. RSVP: bit.ly/aabssc-womxn


Si Se Puede! Latinas in Leadership 

Monday, March 18 | Student Union Room 1B | 6:00 - 7:30 pm 

Student Involvement & Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center

Latinas in Leadership panel features SJSU alumnas and Latinas from various industries as part of Womxn's Herstory Month. Open to students, community members, and SJSU alumni. 


Workshop on Hair: Culture and Identity

Monday, March 25 | Student Union Rm 2B | 3:00 - 4:00 pm 

Gender Equity Center 

We will be hosting a discussion about how hair connects to our culture and identity. All are welcome!


Lunch and Learn: Womxn Who Lead

Tuesday, March 26 | Student Wellness Center 122A/B | 1:30 - 3:00 pm 

Student Involvement & Gender Equity Center 

The 'Womxn Who Lead' Panel seeks to give students the opportunity to engage in conversation about leadership equity. Free food provided, all are welcome!


Paint Night: Don’t Brush it Off

Wednesday, March 27 | Student Union Rm 4A | 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Caesar Chavez Community Action Center  

Celebrating Womxn's Herstory Month. Enjoy art, dialogue, and snacks! RSVP: tinyurl.com/paint-sjsu


These events are wheelchair accessible. For accommodations please contact sjsugenec@gmail.com