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"Honoring Generations: Enacting the Strength of Our Spirit"

Student Outreach Services presents The 2014 Women of Color Empowerment Dinner, which serves to unify and create dialogue amongst students, staff, faculty, and community members willing to learn from the collective pressures of race and ethnic relations that women of color face with each experience. Contributing to diversity on campus, the dinner provided an opportunity for the WWU community to share their voices in a supportive atmosphere. Furthermore, students were encouraged and empowered to persist in their higher education pursuits at Western. This powerful event focuses on the struggles, triumphs, and experiences of women of color and their allies and celebrates the professional accomplishments and personal successes of women of color throughout our community.

The 16th annual dinner will be held Friday, May 16, 2014. The event showcases student talent, keynote speakers, presentation of the Women of Color Empowerment Award and Women of Color Empowerment Scholarship, and fundraising efforts.

Image of quilt for silent auction
2014 Ticket Prices:

WWU Student: $15
WWU Faculty/Staff: $25
Community Members: $25

Tickets for the event: online through the
WWU Box Office or at the box office located in the Performing Arts Center (PAC). Tickets are available at PAC box office up through the evening of the event May 16, 2014.

Date: Friday, May 16, 2014

Time: Pre-event: 4:30 - 5:45 pm
(Networking and Silent Auction)

Main event: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
(Doors open beginning at 4:30 pm)

Location: Viking Union Multipurpose Room,
Western Washington University

For general questions, and questions about the 2014 Event, please contact:
Joan Ullin - WOCED Chair