ASU Women's Week opens with Car Workshop for Women

ALAMOSA — Women’s Week at Adams State, March 5-9, opens with a free Car Workshop for Women, to be presented by student Erika Ibarra Garibey at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, in the McDaniel Hall parking lot on the Adams State campus on First St.

The week continues with the following events:

Wednesday, March 7

“Time’s Up” Panel Discussion: Answers to questions about consent, harassment and assault

Panelists include representatives from the Adams State Counseling Center, Adams State Office of Title IX and Office of Equal Opportunity, the Alamosa County Sheriff’s Office, Tu Casa, Sage Youth Center, and the San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group.

6:30 p.m.

McDaniel Hall 101

Thursday, March 8

International Women’s Day Events

Presentations by Adams State Women’s Studies students

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

McDaniel Hall 101

  • 11 a.m. – Keynote Speech by Dr. Mari Centeno
  • 11:15 a.m. – Women of Sanctuary by Ro Paschall
  • Noon – Lunch & Free Concert by 68 West performing works by women
  • 1 p.m. – Is Your Make-Up Gendered? by Dana Sullivan
  • 1:30 p.m. – Tattoos and Piercings: Are they gendered? by Katherine Kinney
  • 2 p.m. – TED Talks and Guerilla Theater by David Saffold
  • 3 p.m. – Black Women in the Black Panthers by Katherine Kinney
  • 3:30 p.m. – Feminist Movement on Transwomen by Nico Centeno
  • 4 p.m. – Raffle and Closing

Friday, March 9

Kindred Spirits Lunch: “Empowerment through the Eyes of a Deaf Woman”

By student Nichola Medina

Noon-1 p.m. – Student Union Building first floor banquet rooms

Lunch provided – Sign up for lunch in La Mesa Dining Hall, meet in Banquet Rooms

Featured Film: Beauty Bites Beast

This 80-minute film addresses the complex issue of ending violence against women and girls. Its purpose is to give women and girls tools to defend themselves while an assault is taking place, rather than expecting others to rescue them.

6 p.m.

McDaniel Hall 101

A powerful but peaceful option for women’s self-defense

Presented by Kathy Park, 2nd degree black belt in Aikido

7:45 p.m.

McDaniel Hall 117

See the full Women’s Week schedule at:

ASU Women’s Week is supported by: Women’s & Gender Studies, ASU Sociology Department, ASU Counseling Center, Multicultural Student Government, CIELO, Nielsen Library, Alamosa County Sheriff’s Office, San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group, Sage Youth Center, Tu Casa, and Planned Parenthood.


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