Greetings! We’re gearing up for next year’s conference and are pleased to announce our theme:
Deciphering the Code: Women in STEM Fields. The conference will focus on issues surrounding professional women and those pursuing work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Additionally, the conference seeks to emphasize fair pay for women in these fields.
If you are interested in joining the steering committee for the 2014 South Bay Women’s Conference, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Please join the South Bay Womyn’s Conference for a free film screening of the film Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. There will be a viewing of the film followed by a group discussion.
When: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Where: San José State University Engineering Building Room 189
Address: One Washington Square, San José, CA, 95192-0080
This event is free and wheelchair accessible.
View the trailer here: http://youtu.be/6JbWA-6GDn4
It is an honor to introduce the eight amazing womyn who will take part in the panels for the 2nd Annual South Bay Womyn’s Conference, Weaving Our Wisdom from Roots to Wings: Olga Talamante, Steeda McGruder, Joan Goddard, Rowena Tomaneng, Deepa Sharma, Aiko Shirakawa, Megan Fluke Medeiros and Shahin Gerami.
Join us as they share their journeys as activists, educators, and leaders of their fields in two panels which will open and close this year’s SBWC on Saturday, March 9th inside the San José State University Student Union. Discover how they have impacted and redefined the community in Panel I: Breaking Boundaries & Laying New Ground and continue to grow while using different forms of expression to make change in Panel II: Forging the Future, Reshaping Possibilities.
A Short Documentary on Hair & Queerness Towards Queer Asian Pacific Islander Trans/Womyn will be shown during I Whip My Hair Back and Forth, a workshop presented by Tracy Nguyen and Sally Tran on behalf of API Equality-Northern California.
We would like to thank all of the educators, students, activists, professionals and community members who were generous enough to submit workshop proposals for the 2nd Annual South Bay Womyn’s Conference, Weaving our Wisdom: from Roots to Wings on Saturday, March 9, 2013.
If your interested in learning more about these amazing folks, including their accomplishments, work within the community and passions, then take a look at our Session Leaders page. Want to know more about this year’s workshops? Feel free to visit Honoring Herstory, Health, Wellness & Healing, or Facing Forward for more information.
Open call for emerging and seasoned artists of all backgrounds and gender identities to submit their artwork for display during the South Bay Womyn’s Conference, Weaving our Wisdom: from Roots to Wings on Saturday, March 9, 2013 on the top floor of the SJSU Student Union.
Artwork will be displayed from 8:30am to 6:00pm inside Barrett Ballroom, at this time we cannot accommodate any sculptures or glass pieces but do encourage collages, paintings, photography, mosaics, etc. for submission. All pieces that are inclusive and/or empowering are welcome regardless of the artists gender identity.
We would like to welcome community and campus resources, businesses, non-profits and organizations to the 2nd Annual South Bay Womyn’s Conference (SBWC), Weaving our Wisdom: from Roots to Wings inside the San José State Student Union.
Please join us for the morning Resource Fair on Saturday, March 9, 2013 in representing your organization or business by tabling at the SBWC. We provide the space, tables and chairs free of charge giving you and conference attendees the opportunity to socialize, inform and purchase goods from those who have similar interests.
Support the South Bay Womyn’s Conference
Drop by 4th Street Pizza this Thursday, December 13th anytime after 5pm to show your support for the South Bay Womyn’s Conference. Simply tell the cashier before your transaction is complete that you are with the ‘SBWC’ or South Bay Womyn’s Conference and a portion of proceeds will go towards the conference on Saturday, March 9, 2013.
Date: Thursday, December 13th
Location: 4th Street Pizza 150 East Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95113
We are proud to announce the 2nd Annual South Bay Womyn’s Conference, Weaving our Wisdom: from Roots to Wings on Saturday, March 9, 2013 inside the San José State Student Union. We welcome educators, students, activists and community members of all backgrounds and gender identities to submit their workshop proposals for the South Bay Womyn’s Conference by Monday, December 10, 2012 for consideration.
This year’s theme, Weaving Our Wisdom: from Roots to Wings shall honor the intersection of shared experiences across generations, in hopes of strengthening the South Bay community.