Programs & Events
The Collective / La Colectiva
Health & Body Positivity
Black Female Development Circle
BFDC is a non-profit organization geared to educate, explore, enhance, and celebrate womanhood. BFDC is not simply an organization for women of color. This organization is meant to meet you wherever you are in your life cycle and help you to know yourself in such a way that you are not only more self-aware, but you are better able to relate to others who may or may not be like you. For more information and meeting schedule, please email BFDC@fiu.edu.
Through Voices of Planned Parenthood (VOX), college students organize events on campus to raise public awareness about reproductive health and rights, and educate young people about sexual health. The FIU chapter of VOX works with and supports their local Planned Parenthood health centers, and mobilizes advocates of reproductive rights. For more information and meeting schedule, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Organization for Women
National Organization for Women is the largest organization of female empowerment in the United States . NOW’s goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women to end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society. For more information on joining NOW, please email NOWatFIU@gmail.com, or check out our Facebook.
Stonewall Pride Alliance
The Stonewall Pride Alliance is dedicated to fostering a safe environment conducive to learning and personal growth for all LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer, and questioning) students and allies (individuals who identify as heterosexual but support LGBTQ persons and initiatives).
Women’s Studies Student Association
The Women’s Studies Student Association (WSSA) is devoted to understanding the diverse lives, issues, and voices of women in our multicultural and international world. Each year WSSA participates in numerous activities such as the celebration of activism, movie nights on campus, volunteering at events both on or off campus, and participate in food, clothes and toy drives throughout the year. For more information, please visit womenstudies.fiu.edu.
United States National Committee (USNC) – United Nations (UN) Women
UN Women is empowered to:
- To support inter-governmental bodies, such as the Commission on the Status of Women, in their formulation of policies, global standards and norms.
- To help UN member states implement the above standards, standing ready to provide suitable technical and financial support to those countries that request it and to forge effective partnerships with civil society.
- To enable member states to hold the UN system accountable for its own commitments on gender equality, including regular monitoring of system-wide progress.
To join the UN Women Club at FIU, email@example.com them today!
Minute Mentoring (MMC)
Minute Mentoring® is a fast-paced mentoring session bringing accomplished, professional women and young women together for effective and efficient small group mentoring sessions.
Register to attend at go.fiu.edu/minutementoring
Mentoring Program (BBC)
The Women’s Center Mentoring Program (WCMP) i is designed to build community between our BBC female-identifying students and faculty/staff members through biweekly sessions coupled with monthly opportunities for professional development both within FIU and the surrounding community. This is a 9-month program.
Program Coordinator: Lordana Guillaume, Graduate Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org