Women's History Month

UCO Women's History Month 2018 will highlight the contributions of women to history and female empowerment. Power, intelligence, and influence are attributes that we want women to feel comfortable expressing. Please follow the American Association of University Women at @aauwcentral and @ucowoc to keep up with Women History Month events. 

Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Women's History Month Kickoff
Time: 2:00 pm                                                                                            

Location: Heritage Room

Women’s History Month is designed to celebrate the contributions women have made to history, as well as empower women student, faculty, and staff members at UCO. Miss Oklahoma, Triana Browne will kickoff the month.

Sponsor: The Chickasaw Nation, Women's Outreach Center and AAUW @ Central

Monday and Tuesday, March 5-6, 2018
Women's Golf SNU Classic 
Location: Kickingbird Golf Course
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Mixed Asian Heritage: A Multiplicity of Identities
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Cherokee Room 

Panel Discussion “Are you Asian or Chinese?” How a mixed Asian individual explains who they are to someone, which culture do they typically choose and why, and how their family treats their multiplicity of identities. Featuring reigning Miss Asian Yi Wen Wong. Dinner will be served.

Sponsor: Asian American Student Association and Women's Outreach Center

Thursday, March 8, 2018
International Women's Day
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nyla Khan, visiting professor and award winning author of multiple books discussing women, violence and political issues of her hometown in Kashmir, India, will serve as the keynote speaker.
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Heritage Room
Sponsor: Women's Outreach Center, AAUW @ Central, and International Student Council

Thursday, March 8- Sunday, March 11, 2018
Women's Basketball NCAA Division II Central Regional

Friday and Saturday, March 9-10, 2018
Women's Indoor Track and Field NCAA Championships
Location: Pitsburg, Kansas

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Women's Issues in Western and Central Africa
Location: NUC Robert S Kerr 
Sponsor: Women's Research and BGLTQ+ Student Center, Women's Outreach Center and AAUW @ Central

Sunday, March 25, 2018
Women's Tennis Match
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Broncho Courts
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Exceptional Women’s Brunch
Keynote Speaker: Kitti Asberry, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women, will serve as the keynote speaker.
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Ballroom A
Sponsor: Women's Outreach Center and AAUW @ Central
Friday and Saturday, March 30-31, 2018
 Women's Rowing Central Sprints
 Location: Oklahoma River
For more information, contact Chrissy Kyles at ckyles@uco.edu