Welcome to the Women’s Resource Center (WRC). The WRC supports and educates the entire BMCC community with a focus on women identified students. We provide a variety of fun and educational events, programs, services and resources about feminism, gender equity, women’s empowerment, healthy relationships, women’s health, gender based violence, positive masculinity, social justice, LBTQIA+ identities, and much more.
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Programs and Events
A weekly dialogue group specifically for womxn-identified students to come together, build community, relationships and have open free-flowing discussions about their experiences.
Sister2Sister Mentoring Program
Sister2Sister (S2S) is a mentoring program specifically geared towards the success and experience of women students at BMCC. S2S aims to provide support in navigating BMCC and higher education, provide networking opportunities, create community on and off campus, and exposure to diverse cultural experiences. This combination fosters a foundation for strong retention, academic success and identity development.
Women’s Herstory Month
Women’s Herstory Month (WHM) is packed with workshops, panels, keynotes, discussions, art projects, performances, presentations and more. Students, faculty and staff from across campus collaborate and partner to create amazing, fun and educational events and programs for everyone on campus to enjoy and learn from.
- Lactation rooms
- Confidential full time staff and referrals
- Lounge and meditation room
- Free tampons and pads
- Free male and female condoms
- Video library
Gender and Women’s Studies Program
A collaboration between the Women’s Resource Center and various BMCC faculty led to the creation of a Gender and Women’s Studies program at BMCC. Professor Brianne Waychoff, Department of Speech, Communications and Theatre Arts, and Professor Amy Sodaro, Department of Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice, were instrumental in establishing this interdisciplinary major leading to an Associate in Arts degree.
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