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Join us on Zoom Tuesdays at 10:00 am every other week beginning on Tuesday September 8, 2020.

We’re looking for officers, so attend our September 8 Zoom meeting  at 10:00 am to become an officer.

Here is our September 8 meeting Zoom Link.

What Does the SUNY Broome Women’s Discussion Group Student Club Do?

  • Read (a recent example is The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Harvard historian, Jill Lepore). We also read novels/fiction of every type
  • Offer presentations. Come to our sponsored events:

    March 2021 –Women’s History and Culture Film Institute

    Join SUNY Broome students for a certificate-bearing film institute. Sponsored by the Women’s Discussion Group.  Additional information on date, times and location will follow via announcements in campus media.

    Thursday December 17, 2020, 11:00 am : Talking to Strangers

    Join our panelists for a discussion of Malcolm Gladwell’s notable book Talking to Strangers and particularly his discussion of the Sandra Bland case. Discuss how communication, particularly between strangers, including police and members of the public, can go so wrong

    Faculty Presenter: I.J. Byrnes and Student Leaders from Phi Theta Kappa and the Women’s Discussion Group

    Use this Zoom Link for this event.
  • Go on online field trips. Future online field trips may include The Georgia O’Keefe Museum
  • Screen films and analyze the role and images of women in our culture and other cultures. In 2019 we held a Women’s History and Culture Month Film Institute featuring recent films, scholarly certificate program
  • Discuss models of leadership from business/technology CEOs such as Facebook’s  Chief Operating Officer (COO),Sheryl Sandberg
  • Provide leadership opportunities, through our officer positions, for all students interested in books, film community service and cultural events. Our students have won the SUNY Chancellor’s Award, Scholarships and a campus award for service. Club adviser is a certified leadership trainer. We’re looking for officers, so attend our September 8 Zoom meeting  at 10:00 am to become an officer.
  • Women’s Prison Book Project: we donated hundreds books to promote inmate literacy and education in 2017 and 2018, and 2019. Our next donation is schedule for October 2020.