University of Utah Office for Equity and Diversity

Women's Week

This annual event focuses on issues related specifically to women in their professional, social, and personal lives. Next year's week of events will run from March 6-12, 2015.


Women's Week 2015: March 6-12

Women's Week Committee

We would love to hear from you!

The Committee is eager to include new members, and to consider event ideas. Planning begins a year ahead of time (see schedule below). If you would like to collaborate---as an individual, campus unit, or community partner, contact Susie Porter, Director, Gender Studies Program. or call 801-581-8094

Student Event Competition

Students may submit a proposal for a women’s week activity. If selected, the event would be a part of women’s week and receive up to $1,000 in matching funding. For proposal details, please contact the Gender Studies Program at 801-581-8094. Deadline is October 1.

Planning Schedule

April 2014

  • Committee meets to assess prior year’s events; set timeline for next years’ planning; identify potential partners on and off campus; and, to generate ideas for theme and keynote speaker.
  • Outreach to campus and community partners.

May 2014

  • Select keynote speaker and make invitation.

October 2014

  • Review and select student event proposal.
  • Finalize event planning.

November 2014

  • Finalize advertising text.
  • Distribute information to faculty for planning purposes

December 2014

  • Send publicity materials to printers.

January 2015

  • On campus invitations and publicity sent out.

February 2015

  • Invitation and advertising follow up

March 2015

  • Women's Week: March 6-12, 2015