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The Women's Issues Committee shall provide educational workshops, act as an advocate for members on gender related issues, and shall raise such issues for contract negotiations. The focus of the committee shall be improving the climate for female employees and raising awareness of the issues that impact women's careers.  

NEXT WIC MEETING DATE: Monday, Dec. 21, 2015 - Student Union Findell Rm. 324

The Women’s Issues Committee recently co-sponsored the following events:

Nov. 18, 2014 - A noontime Professional Issues and UConn Health Medical Information Brown Bag, "Women's Health with Dr. Agnes S. Kim"

The Women’s Issues Committee recently sponsored the following events:


March 24, 2015 - Healing through Acupuncture, presented by Traver Garrity, MS, L.Ac.

April 22, 2015 - Pilates and Yoga Brown Bag Lunch - Kim Wilk and Laina Hancock, Instructors

May 27, 2015 - Pilates and Yoga Brown Bag Lunch - Kim Wilk and Laina Hancock, Instructors


Spring 2014 - Maker 3-part Brown Brown Bag Lunch Series

May 7, 2014 - Superwoman Webinar

May 20, 2014 - Healing through Acupuncture, presented by Traver Garrity, MS, L.Ac.

June 11, 2014 - Risks and Personal Safety Measures, presented by S.T.A.R.T.



Gloria Steinem: An original founder of the modern women's movement and Ms. Magazine

Friday, Nov. 30, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Student Union Theatre

Free Admission. Pre-registration for the lecture is now closed. Limited walk-in space may be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Brown Bag Lunch: We Fight for Roses, Too: Connecticut Women and the Quest for Equality

Featuring Bambi Mroz of the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame.

Wednesday, Dec. 5, noon to 1 p.m. Class of '47 Room (Near bookworms Cafe in the Library) Free Admission

Fall, 2013 - Makers 3-part Brown Bag Lunch Series



September 28, 2012 - Information from UWIC Forum on "Stirring the Pot 2012" Event"

 Stirring the Pot 2012 Event Flier

Guest Speaker Natasha M. Pierce, Bio


      • Basic Economic and Security Tables for Connecticut (BEST) PPT - Natasha Pierre

Reference Materials

      • PCSW Policy Agenda 2012

      • PCSW Legislative Report 2012 Session

      • PCSW Fact Sheet

      • BEST Index for  Connecticut 2012 Report
      • The Basic Economic Security Tables for Connecticut 2012 - available by contacting the UCPEA office - (860) 487-0850



 Information from UWIC Forum on "What is a Healthy Workplace? Part II: A Panel Discussion" - November 2011

      • Listen to the presentations of Terri Dominguez, Paula Schenck, and Nancy Urcinas
      • Healthy Workplace Event Flyer

      • Panelist's Bios

      • Survey Results


      • Terri Dominguez
      • Paula Schenck
      • Nancy Urcinas

Reference Materials

      • Department of Environmental Health & Safety Brochure
      • Center for Indoor Environments and Health Brochure
      • Health Center Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Brochure

March 2011 - Information from UWIC Forum on "What is an Unhealthy Workplace? Part I: Bullying"

      • Unhealthy Workplace Event Flyer

      • Unhealthy Workplace Survey Results

      • Katherine Hermes PowerPoint

      • Marlene Braun LA Times Article

      • Katherine Hermes Brochure

      • U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey

      • Watch the UWIC March 2011 Forum on "What is an Unhealthy Workplace?"



 October 13, 2010 - tirring the Pot Presentation

 2008 Women's Issues Survey Results

UCPEA Women's Issues Committee Members

Diane Bolduc
Younghee Chudy Lindsey Danburg
Angela Rola
Donna Bone
Veronica Cook, Chair
Kathy Labadorf Amanda Whitehead






February 16, 2011