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Laphonza Butler leads this week’s Women’s History Month events

March is Women’s History Month, and the 2022 theme is “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope” — a tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic and a recognition of the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided healing and hope throughout history. 

The President’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (PACSW) has organized several events to celebrate.

All listings reflect Pacific Time.

Regent Emerita Laphonza Butler, president of EMILY’s List

Regent Emerita Laphonza Butler, president of EMILY’s List

Women We Admire: Laphonza Butler
March 15, 12-1 p.m.
Join us for a special Women’s History Month presentation of our Women We Admire speaker series featuring Regent Emerita Laphonza Butler, president of EMILY’s List — the largest national resource for women in politics. Laphonza will discuss her life, career path and how she approaches work-life balance through it all. Learn more about this event.
– Women We Admire Zoom link | Meeting ID: 534672

Equity Chat
March 17, 4-5 p.m. 
Aligning with the theme of Women’s History Month, “Hope and Healing,” PACSW will dive into the practice of self-love and its influence in the workplace with the article, Self-Love: The World Needs Us.” Please read the article in advance of the session, then bring your favorite beverage and join us.
– Register for the Equity Chat

Documentary Screening: “My Name is Pauli Murray
March 22, 12-1:30 p.m.
In collaboration with Pride & BSFO, we will host a screening of “My Name is Pauli Murray,” a documentary about a non-binary Black lawyer, activist and poet who influenced Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Thurgood Marshall.
– Documentary Zoom link

UC Experts on Mental Health and Women’s History
March 29, 12-1 p.m.
PACSW will host a conversation moderated by Executive Director UCOP Human Resources Nancy Pluzdrak, Ed.D., and featuring:
* Genie Kim, Ph.D., Director of Student Mental Health and Well-Being, UCOP
* Crystal Green, Ph.D., Director of the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, UC San Diego
The discussion will focus on mental health and wellness, resilience and emotional well-being related to women in the context of the pandemic and beyond.
– Mental health and women’s history Zoom link

For questions regarding the above events, please contact Marisa Strong.

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