News and Events

SEP 28, 2020
The Wexner Center for the Arts is streaming through Oct 1 the film "Made in Bangladesh," a piercing drama about a woman who when faced with difficult, cruel conditions at work, decides to start a union with her female coworkers. Despite threats from management and the disapproval of her husband, she is determined to go on, and together she and her coworkers fight to find a way.
SEP 30, 2020
Dr. Theresa Anderson's quantitative research on the long-term effects on parents and children when mothers re-enroll in school tracked each generation’s outcomes for up to two decades with national survey data. Attendees of this session will understand the long-term effects of school re-enrollment on a set of measurable family outcomes and use this information to design supports to improve long-term wellbeing for student-parents and their families.
SEP 30, 2020
In partnership with Otterbein University and The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio, the Enrichment Institute for Women (EIW) is a leadership training and support program for entry level professional women (5 years or less) with the desire to advance, lead, and create change in their careers and community.​ EIW is composed of an intense thirteen (13) session curriculum from Oct 2020 through April 2021.
OCT 1, 2020
Appearing on The Roots' annual list in 2017 as one of the most influential young African Americans, Charlene A. Carruthers is among a handful of high profile activists. Join YWCA's Leadership for Social Change Book Club to discuss her debut book, "Unapologetic," which upends mainstream ideas about race, class and gender and sets forth a radically inclusive path to collective liberation.
OCT 1, 2020
The Wexner Center for the Arts helps kick off the sixth-annual Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) with a live conversation and Q&A featuring acclaimed cartoonist Ebony Flowers. Her graphic novel short story collection highlights the cultural significance of hair in many Black girls’ lives as a through line to explore broader issues of class, gender, and race.
OCT 1, 2020
The Wexner Center for the Arts is streaming through Oct 1 the film "Made in Bangladesh," a piercing drama about a woman who when faced with difficult, cruel conditions at work, decides to start a union with her female coworkers. Despite threats from management and the disapproval of her husband, she is determined to go on, and together she and her coworkers fight to find a way.
OCT 3, 2020
Cartoonist and editor Diane Noomin joins Carta Monir, Joyce Farmer, and Ebony Flowers in a powerful conversation about their contributions to the Eisner Award-winning anthology, DRAWING POWER: WOMEN’S STORIES OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE, HARASSMENT AND SURVIVAL. This webinar will be held live over Zoom (registration required) and is part of the Cartoon Crossroads Columbus Festival.
OCT 4, 2020
The New Yorker magazine cartoon editor Emma Allen joins cartoonists Liz Montague, Roz Chast, and Amy Hwang in conversation about their work and the changing culture of the magazine. This webinar will be held live over Zoom (registration required) and is part of the Cartoon Crossroads Columbus Festival.
OCT 5, 2020
Join Women for Economic And Leadership Development (WELD) for a special webinar featuring Jody T. Foster, MBA, independent trustee, Hussman Investment Trust, and president, Symphony Consulting LLC, on the topic of interviewing for a board position.