University of Utah Office for Equity and Diversity

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19 Oct 2012Sister Friends
A Support Group for Women of Color
Friday, October 19, 2012

The goal of this group is to provide a safe and inclusive space where students can dialogue about real life issues for women of color.

Weekly starting Friday, October 19, 2012
Location: Room 312 University Union
Time: 12-1 p.m.

If you are interested in this group or need more information, please contact Dr. Denise Francis Montao at or 801-581-8151

Group topics may include:

  • Relationships: Self in relation to self/ Self in relation to other
  • Navigating Predominantly White spaces
  • Transitions
  • Bullying
  • Gender Roles
  • Gender/Sexual Identity
  • Conflicting Cultural Expectations
  • Discrimination (ableism, classism, heterosexism, racism, sexism, immigration status) in the classroom
  • Academic Challenges (Faculty/Student Relationships) 

Come and increase your interpersonal communication skills in an environment that seeks possibilities!