Come join us at Melting Gender Roles: Stirring Up Awareness!
Event is free to attend, fondue will be served, 1st 300 students receive a free gift bag,
prize drawing included for 4 Kindle Fires & lots more!
What: Interactive event to explore gender stereotypes & biases
When: Wednesday, April 8 at 7:30pm (doors open at 7:00pm)
Where: Peters Commons cafe
Hands-on activities will include an immersive journey through gender history, a panel discussion with professionals who are in careers non-traditional for their gender, a short performance by UD's Courage and Social Action Theater, and interactive booths on a wide variety of topics related to gender. Topics include genderized toys, sexism in marketing, women in aviation, men in nursing, gender & Jesus, women in college sports, street harassment, and lots more.
Speakers participating in the panel discussion included:
At this event, participants could:
Want to get involved planning the next Melting Gender Roles event? Watch for announcements! It is anticipated this event will take place every other year.
Here are some ideas for incorporating topics related to gender stereotypes/biases into your classroom!
This project is made possible through the support provided by American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the Pantene Shine Strong Campaign. The opinions expressed herein are those of the leaders/participants and do not necessarily reflect the views of AAUW.