Women of Color Virtual Meet-Up
For self-identified women of color in the UMBC community!
We're celebrating a new school year at UMBC, and we want to bring together UMBC's women of color students, staff, and faculty online to snack, share, and network among one another!
We will be discussing, "Community Organizing among Women of Color " .
If you identify as a woman of color, you are invited to help build a strong foundation for the coming school year.
**Online Meeting Link sent via email** Please select, "Going" to receive updates about the event and the event link via email. ** For any issue contact us at firstname.lastname@example.orgThis year, we are honored to host our featured speaker:
Beatriz Gutiérrez-Malagón, M.S. [she/her/hers/ella]
Coordinator for Leadership, UMBC Campus Life
Bio: Beatriz Gutiérrez-Malagón (also known as Bea) is a 27 year old Latina and first generation college graduate from Florida. She graduated from Florida State University with her B.S. in Criminology and International Affairs, and an M.S. in Higher Education Student Affairs. While at FSU she led a variety of service initiatives in North Florida, served in the Greek life community (ΣIA), facilitated on-campus leadership programming, and advocated for womxn's health and endometriosis awareness as a keynote speaker for the annual Ladies Legacy Banquet. Because of her commitment to the community, Bea was recognized as one of Tallahassee’s 25 Women to Know in 2017. After receiving her master’s degree, Bea moved to Maryland— where she started her career in student affairs as Coordinator for Leadership at UMBC. In this role she also serves as an SGA Senate Advisor, and is the Circle Advisor for the leadership honor society OΔK. A huge believer in the idea that "everyone has the capacity to be a leader" and "that leadership is relational at its core", Bea promotes these ideals through Campus Life's signature leadership programs: Emerging Leaders, Leadership Blueprint, Leadershops, and the Multicultural Leadership Experience.
In addition to hearing from our featured speaker, you will have the opportunity to build community in small break out rooms and learn more about Women's Center events and programs!