Public Events

Arlene Dávila: “Latinxs, Race and the Politics of Space-Making in the Art World”

Feb. 1, 2018 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dwight 101

Arlene Dávila, author and professor of Anthropology and American Studies at New York University, will present a lecture “Latinxs, Race and the Politics of Space-Making in the Art World” as part of the Weissman Center for Leadership series Advocacy in the Public Domain. The event is free and open to the public. Wheelchair accessible and closed caption.

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Erin Hennessy: “Finding—and Using—Your Voice: A Communications Toolkit for Advocates”

Feb. 9, 2018 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
To be announced.

Annual Leadership Workshop

Communications specialist Erin Hennessy will facilitate an interactive workshop “Finding—and Using—Your Voice: A Communications Toolkit for Advocates”. The workshop will cover effective advocacy and communication topics such as personal branding, interpersonal communications, intergroup dynamics, and media training. Student preregistration required and will be available in January 2018.

12:00 Noon: Check-in
12:30 pm Luncheon and presentation followed by an afternoon interactive workshop

Part of the Weissman Center for Leadership series Advocacy in the Public Domain.

2018 Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference

Apr. 7, 2018 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Mount Holyoke College Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

This year's 2018 Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference (WOCTLC) theme is Empowerment through Engagement and will consist of workshops that focus on the topics of peer networking, professional and personal development, and leadership opportunities. Most importantly, this conference will provide a space to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of women of color. Keynote speaker(s) are Tamika Mallory, Carmen Perez, and Linda Sarsour, founders of the National Women's March and the keynote event is free and open to the public!

The conference registration fee is $10.00 - Five College students, faculty, and staff and $15.00 - Non-Five College students, faculty, and staff. For Group Discounts, contact woctlc-g@mtholyoke.eduor call 413-538-2550.

Scholarships are available for all Mount Holyoke College Students who register for the conference and complete the scholarship application by March 31, 2018. 

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