Contact MICA

1120 Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


301-314-8600
MICA-contact@umd.edu

Upcoming Events


 

This March, join us for Women’s History Month 2018

#WHM2018  

In STEM, Sports, Business, Medicine, Aerospace and the Military...  

"Nevertheless THEY Persisted!"

Campus departments are hosting a wide range of programs to celebrate!

ALL ARE WELCOME!!

Contact Brandon Dula (bdula@umd.edu) for more information.



Thursday, March 1st


SEE Presents: Inside "The Office" with Angela Kinsey, 7pm, Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Grand Ballroom

Join us for a night with "The Office's" Angela Kinsey. Angela will share her experience as a woman in the entertainment industry and provide encouraging advice for young women interested in entering the entertainment business. We will also walk through the filming of "The Office."

Contactkbrewer2@terpmail.umd.edu

 

7th Annual Women Leading Women Celebrating Donna Blackman, 6-9pm, Frank Auditorium, Van Munching Hall

Women Leading Women is an annual affair designed to celebrate the professional successes and leadership of a female Smith School alumna. This year, Smith is honoring Donna Blackman, Senior Vice President of Business Operations at Black Entertainment Television.

Contact: slewis@rhsmith.umd.edu


Thursday, March 1st- Saturday, March 3rd


Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference, Adele H. Stamp Student Union – Center for Campus Life

By focusing on the resistance, reclamation, and reimagination of multiraciality, this interdisciplinary and transnational conference will be a forum dedicated to fostering relationships between people of color, dismantling racial hierarchies, and affirming an ethics of love to subvert dominant paradigms of social identity. 

This year's conference will feature over 50 panels, workshops, presentations and caucasus. It will also include film screenings and a live performance showcase produced by Mixed Roots Stories as well as a Mixed Monologues Open Mic hosted by award winning international poet Elizabeth Acevedo. We are pleased to announce that Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni will deliver the keynote address.

The conference is free for UMD students (undergrad & graduate).

Contact: nkaya@umd.edu


Thursday, March 8th


Linda May Han Oh GRP (Malaysia/Australia/USA), 7pm and 9pm, Milkboy ArtHouse

In this performance, Linda Oh showcases the instrument’s funky, soulful potential. Born in Malaysia and raised in Australia, Oh racked up young performer awards while in school. She is a double bassist, electric bassist and composer, creating music for various ensembles and short films.

After the 9 PM performance there will be an opportunity to meet the artists and mingle with your fellow guests, at MilkBoy ArtHouse!

Contact: tickets-theclarice@umd.edu

 

Girl Power Karaoke, 7-9pm, Stamp - Terpzone

Girls run the world!  Come launch into your own versions of those catchy, emancipating girl band hits at Girl Power Karaoke.  Come out to the Art and Learning Center UMD and the TerpZone (both in the basement of the Stamp) for an evening of personal empowerment and cultural participation - and have an amazing time meeting and networking with other powerful women.  There will also be a Boy, Bye color zone and high heel dance workshop. The University of Maryland Health Center will also be there to share women’s health info and resources. So come lip sync and dance it out to K-Pop, Katy Peery, Cheetah Girls, Madonna and man more songs by lit female artists!

Contact: RSVP: go.umd.edu/girlpower


Friday, March 9th


10th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium, noon-5pm, Atrium, Van Munching Hall

A break-out panel hosted by Christine Beckman exploring the Role of Diversity and Inclusion in creating social value through business. In addition to the breakout session on diversity and inclusion, more than half of our featured speakers are women, including one of our two keynote speakers.

Contact: slweis@rhsmith.umd.edu


Wednesday, March 14th


President’s Commission on Women’s Issues

Women of Influence Awards, 2-4:30pm, McKeldin Library Special Events Room

The Women of Influence Awards, also known as the Celebration of Women, is an annual celebration of women faculty, staff, and students on UMD's campus. Awards are given out to exemplary women who have advocated for women and women's issues through their professional and personal work

Contact: escholni@umd.edu

 

CEO @ Smith, 6pm, Frank Auditorium, Van Munching Hall

CEO @ Smith is a dynamic speaker series designed to connect the Smith community with corporate leaders. This spring we welcome Cathy Engelbert, CEO of Deloitte. Engelbert is the first female CEO of the largest professional firm, she's also #16 on Fortune's Most Powerful Women's List.
CEO @ Smith is a dynamic speaker series designed to connect the Smith community with corporate leaders. This spring we welcome Cathy Engelbert, CEO of Deloitte. Engelbert is the first female CEO of the largest professional firm, she's also #16 on Fortune's Most Powerful Women's List.

Contact: kkasak@rhsmith.umd.edu


Thursday, March 15th


Women on Wall Street: Working in a Male-dominated Industry, 2pm, 1528 Van Munching Hall

Find out how women on Wall Street successfully navigate working in a male-dominated industry. Hear real stories from two women who know the good and the bad side of the street. Open to Students only.

Contact: kfanarakis@rhsmith.umd.edu

 

Self-Care for Survivors: How to Support Yourself and Your Community After Sexual Violence, 4-5pm, Pyon Su Room, 2108 Stamp Student Union

This workshop will explore self-care strategies and resources for survivors of sexual violence, including a hands-on zine-making activity, as well as a skill-share strategy session. Community members will come away with the skills and resources they need to support survivors in their healing processes. This workshop will be facilitated by graduate student Karina Hagelin (they/them).  Full Event Details and Description: https://gradschool.umd.edu/calendar/events/event/3915

Contact: cperez6@umd.edu


Friday, March 16th

Alumnae Networking Chat (This is a virtual event)

Join fellow University of Maryland alumnae for an online networking event during Women's Month. Connect with alumnae on topics such as entrepreneurship, women in leadership, work/life balance, and more.

Whether you have advice to share or are seeking advice, this event is the perfect opportunity to build your network with women who've been in your shoes.

Contact: mwagner@rhsmith.umd.edu


Wednesday, March 28th


Alumnae Networking Chat (This is a virtual event)

Smith alumnae and female students are invited to connect with one another in this second annual online meetup.

Alumnae are invited to offer insights to current students about their career paths, industries and issues unique to women in the workplace to better prepare them for life after graduation. Female students are invited to connect with Smith alumnae to ask questions, learn about their chosen industry and start building their professional network

Contact: mwagner@rhsmith.umd.edu


Tuesday, April 3rd


Ladies First: Dolphin Tank, 5-7pm, 2333 Van Munching Hall

As part of our Ladies First initiative, the Dingman Center is excited to host an edition of Springboard Enterprises' Dolphin Tank. The Dolphin Tank is a friendly pitch session where regional entrepreneurs will receive constructive insights and valuable connections from knowledgeable professionals. Female students and alumni are invited.

Contact: sherald@rhsmith.umd.edu