UWO Women’s Center

Campus Center for Equity & Diversity
717 W. Irving Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 424-0963

January Term 2022 Hours:
Monday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Upcoming Women’s Center Events




Friday, February 11
5:00-7:30 p.m.
Reeve Union Ballroom (227) & Virtual
International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Mai Lee Chang

Join us to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on Friday, February 11! You can join in person or online! This event is free and open to the public.

5:00-6:00 p.m. - Resource fair to explore STEM opportunities for women and girls.
6:00-7:30 p.m. Keynote and Q&A with Mai Lee Chang (biography below)

In person location: Reeve Union Ballroom, Room 227. Reeve Union is located at 748 Algoma in Oshkosh.
Virtual link (keynote and Q&A only): https://bit.ly/IDWGS2022

Live captioning in English and Hmong and English to Hmong simultaneous interpretation will be provided online.

Event Co-Sponsors: UWO Women's Advocacy Council (WAC), Women's Center, Hmong Studies, International Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Department of Engineering and Engineering Technology, UW System IDEAS Alliance, AAUW Oshkosh, and Wave Robotics Team 2826.

Confirmed Resource Fair Participants: AAUW Appleton-Oshkosh Tech Savvy; Boys and Girls Club of the Fox Valley and of Oshkosh; FLL Team 16152 Baksteen Valken; Hmong Service Center; UWO Continuing Education; UWO Cybersecurity Center of Excellence; UWO Hmong Student Union; UWO LGBTQ+ Resource Center; UWO PreCollege Programs; UWO Sustainability Institute; UWO Student Support Services (SSS) and SSS STEM; UWO Women's Advocacy Council (WAC); UWO Women's Center; Wave Robotics Team 2826; Women in Technology Wisconsin

About the Keynote Speaker:
Mai Lee Chang is a Ph.D. candidate in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Austin, advised by Dr. Andrea Thomaz (Socially Intelligent Machines Lab ). Her research goal is to create algorithms that enable robotic teammates to reason about task performance and fairness to achieve long-lasting human-robot partnerships. Prior to joining the UT, she worked as an engineer at NASA-Johnson Space Center. Chang received her M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering and B.S. in Engineering Mechanics and Astronautics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She graduated from Oshkosh North High School!

Learn more about Mai Lee:

Questions? Email womenscenter@uwosh.edu.
Thursday, February 24
Sage 1210
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Viewing of "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" and Talkback with Judge LaKeisha Haase

5:30-6:30 p.m. - Viewing of Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
Wisconsin Public Television tells the story of civil rights leader Vel Phillips. Discover how Vel Phillips achieved an impressive list of "firsts" as part of her legacy, including the first African American judge in Wisconsin and the first woman, and African American, in the nation elected to executive office in state government.

6:30-7:30 p.m. Talkback with Judge LaKeisha D. Haase
After the documentary, Judge LaKeisha Haase, an alum of UW Oshkosh, will reflect on the legacy of Vel Phillips and share about her journey to becoming the first African American judge in Winnebago County!

Co-Sponsored by the African American Studies Program and the Women's Center. Part of Black History Month Programming.
Monday, May 9
Women’s Center
12:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Finals Survival Night

If you need a place to study or de-stress, we are here for you! We will be staying open late and have coloring books, board and video games, and other activities to help get you through the stress of finals. Survival kits filled with goodies will be available, while supplies last.