CHASI marks International Women’s Day 2023

Illustration of five women of varying races, ages, and body types, each holding their hand up forming an American Sign Language letter, spelling the word "women."

Today is International Women’s Day! Our artist, Sharon Strauss, marked the occasion with this beautiful illustration. CHASI takes pride in being a women-led and directed centre at UFV. We hope everyone can take some time today to celebrate women! Here are some ideas:

Something to read: Check out this article which includes interviews with members of CHASI! Learn more about how CHASI is creating safe spaces in the community and on campus through research.

Something to watch: If you’re staying in tonight, we recommend watching the movie “Hidden Figures” (2016). Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi. It is loosely based on the 2016 non-fiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly about three female African-American mathematicians who worked at NASA during the Space Race.

Something to do: Head to B101 at the Abbotsford campus to watch a film screening of “Backlash: Misogyny In The Digital Age.” 3:45pm-7:00pm.