Women's Center

  • Are You You?

    Poetry, creative writing and muscle memory with Mahogany Browne. March 17, 12:30pm, Women's Center.

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  • REDbone: A Biomythography

    Written and performed by Mahogany Browne. March 16, 6pm, East Duke 209.

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  • Nominations Open!

    Nominate a person or organization for their outstanding impact to the world around them.


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    Get Involved In Preventing Gender Violence on Campus! 

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Who We Are: 

The Office of Gender Violence Prevention and Intervention is hiring six, undergraduate interns for the 2015-16 year that will address gender violence prevention/education and men's engagement in violence prevention at Duke.   *APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 5 PM ON MARCH 23rd.

The Duke University Women’s Center is dedicated to helping every woman at Duke become self-assured with a streetwise savvy that comes from actively engaging with the world. We welcome men and women alike who are committed to gender equity and social change.  Read more.

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Feb 09, 2015

Beginning next Monday, February 16th, Nutrition Services is partnering with many offices across campus to host a positive body image week.  In the past, we’ve celebrated National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, but found that students are already aware of eating disorders.  Renaming the week and focusing on

Oct 15, 2014

We had just wrapped up at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum, drained from taking in all the incredible history exhibited in the museum’s three buildings. The consensus was to take the tram to a spot for lunch, then hop on it again to find a baklava shop we’d heard is amazing. The tram is one of several fantastic methods of public transportation used by what feels like everyone (at the same time) in the city of Istanbul. A seat on the bus, metro, or tram is a highly coveted spot that is not easily attained. In fact, sometimes just getting on any of these vehicles is a nearly impossible feat because they are so crowded. “Maximum Capacity” doesn’t seem to be a concept as firmly held here as it is in the U.S. As we approached the tram, desperately seeking nourishment after an exhausting outing of museum-going, we discovered hoards of other people on the platform who we would soon have to fight for a spot. The tram arrived and its doors opened, the poor passengers inside desperately trying to escape before being trampled by the masses boarding.

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