Women's Programs

SMU Women's Symposium

Women's Symposium

The Symposium is the longest continuously running program of its nature in the country and one of SMU’s oldest and most distinguished traditions.
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Emmie V. Bain Lecture Series

Join us at noon on the 2nd Wednesday of every month to hear local scholars, researchers, and organizers share their thoughts, experiences, research, and knowledge in a collective discussion on the social, political, historical, and personal areas that impact women and LGBT people.
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Elect Her

Elect Her is a national, non-partisan program to encourage and train college women to run for student government and political office. The skills you learn in this workshop will transfer to many leadership opportunities throughout your life, not just student government.
Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop

AAUW Salary Negotiation Workshop: Start Smart

This workshop empowers women to eliminate the pay equity gap by giving you the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages in your job searches. All SMU students are welcome to attend Start Smart Workshops.
Women's History Month 2020

Women's History Month

March is recognized as Women's History Month (WHM). WHM can be traced back to the first International Women's Day, held on March 8, 1911. You can find out about all the programming that in happening on our campus for WHM though our March calendar of events.
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Aurora Celebration

The Aurora Celebration is held by the Women and LGBT Center in conjunction with the Women and Gender Studies to celebrate the many accomplishments of our SMU students and honor our graduating seniors.