Multicultural Center

Women In Social Engagement

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.

Please note: This discussion group is intended to offer a space for women and women –identified students of color. To ensure that the group offers an affirming space for women of color, leaders will invite the group to explore their racial, ethnic, and gender identities in the context of discussion that affirms the existence and psychosocial impacts of racism and sexism.

ONLINE Meeting Dates

  • Fall 2020
  • August 27th
  • September 10th & 24th
  • October 8th & 22nd
  • November 5th & 19th
  • Spring 2021
  • January 28th
  • February 11th & 25th
  • March 11th & 25th
  • April 8th, 22nd & 29th

All meetings last 90 minutes and will take place ONLINE via Microsoft Teams (Click here to RSVP).

Facilitators

Destiney Tolbert

Destiney is the Assistant Director of Student Success and Outreach in the Multicultural Center. She strives to support the professional and personal growth of all women of color.

Dr. Aisha Evans

Dr. Evans is a therapist at the Student Counseling Center with interests in identity development and the promotion of self-care in racial and ethnic minority communities.

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