Women and Gender Resource Center
to enrich and enlighten women
The Women and Gender Resource Center facilitates programming dealing with an extensive variety of issues and concerns affecting women. Our goal is to enrich and enlighten women on the issues confronting them. The Center is dedicated to providing seminars and lectures that explore a wide spectrum of concerns.
Although programs are designed to enrich and enlighten women, they are not limited to women. Many seminars and lectures will interest the entire campus, community, and regional populations.
- Women and Gender Health Series
- Women and Gender Personal Enrichment Series
- Women and Gender Personal Finance Series
- Women and Gender Professional Enrichment Series
- Women and Gender Resource Center Book Review Group
- Programs dedicated to addressing domestic and sexual violence against women
- Programs dedicated to enhancing the campus climate with respect to opportunities for
Women's History Month
Nationally designated as Women's History Month, March is dedicated to keynote lectures
and programs highlighting the accomplishments of women, both regionally and nationally.
Margaret Winslow presented a lecture entitled, "Lecture by Delaware Museum of Art Curator Margaret Winslow," on Thursday, March 29, 2018, during ETSU's celebration of Women's History Month 2018.
Christine Hale, author and Southern Appalachian native, presented a lecture entitled, "Restlessness and Resilience," during ETSU's celebration of Women's History Month 2017.
Women Making History Lecture Series
This lecture series, held annually in March, is designed to highlight regional women who have made significant contributions to the region through their respective careers, along with personal and community accomplishments.
Past guest speakers include:
Penny White - ETSU alumna and associate professor of law at the University of Tennessee
The Honorable Jean Stanley - First Judicial District Circuit Court judge
Anne Darden - local author and editor
Dr. Susan Gentry Williams - ETSU alumna and Belmont University professor of management
Dr. Wilsie S. Bishop - ETSU vice president for Health Affairs and university chief operating officer
Karen J. Kemp - former Lady Buccaneers head basketball coach at East Tennessee State University