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COSW New Commissioner Drive
April 1 2015
The Wayne State University President's Commission on the Status of Women (COSW) was appointed in 1971 by the president of Wayne State University. The Commission strives to increase communication about opportunities and events for women and to raise awareness about women's needs and issues through programming, advocacy, and dissemination of information. COSW is seeking new members to help the Commission accomplish its mission. Membership is comprised of 30 people—faculty, staff, students, and alumni—who are committed to addressing issues of equality and equity that affect university women. If you are a WSU faculty or staff member, student, or alumna/alumnus looking for a meaningful way to be involved and make a difference on campus and in the metro Detroit community, consider becoming a Commissioner. It's easy to join; just complete the online self-nomination form by Tuesday, April 21: https://forms.wayne.edu/54f6628e925d6/.
Rise Above: A Domestic VIolence Awareness Event
April 6 2015 at 6:00 PM
Student Center
Join Genders Affecting Media and Entertainment, the Not for Sale Campaign, and COSW at the 4th annual Rise Above program, which seeks to raisie awarenes about domestic violence.
Society of Women Engineers Speed Mentoring
April 7 2015 at 5:30 PM
Danto Engineering Development Center
Speed Mentoring is an invaluable opportunity for WSU engineering students to connect with a diverse group of professional women in technical fields.  Modeled off of "Speed Dating", students will spend 3 minutes with each professional, discussing anything from potential career paths to gaining perspectives on balancing a successful career with life.  Dinner will be served. For more information or to RSVP, please contact us at swespeedmentoring@gmail.com  
Take Back the Night 2015
April 8 2015 at 5:30 PM
Student Center
The Wayne State University President's Commission on the Status of Women (COSW), in collaboration with First Step and the SASHA Center, invites you to join us as we unite to Take Back the Night. This event highlights the problem of violence against women as well as the broader issue of sexual violence in our communities. Hear from Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy, WSU School of Social Work Professor Joanne Smith-Darden, and survivors; participate in the march/rally; learn about resources; and help shatter the silence about sexual violence. Guest parking is available for $7 in Structure 5 (5501 Anthony Wayne Drive). You must swipe your credit card upon entry and exit. Enter off Anthony Wayne Drive. Visit www.parking.wayne.edu for a campus map and more details. We will be accepting donations for Enough Sexual Assault In Detroit (SAID), an organization formed to raise money to test rape kits and to investigate and prosecute these forgotten crimes. Each rape kit costs $490 to process. Learn more about TBTN Detroit  |  Learn more about First Step  
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