Programs and Events

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) offers a variety of programs and events through the year to educate, support, and enhance the BMCC community.

For the most up to date information about our events and programs please see Women’s Resource Center (WRC) events on the  BMCC Calendar.

*Many of our programs are CCT approved, please inquire with the WRC staff for more details.

Sister2Sister Mentoring Program 

Sister2Sister Mentee Applications for Spring 2021 are now being accepted. Apply today to join the sisterhood.

Sister2Sister’s goal is to help new and incoming women-identified students adjust to college life. The program runs per-semester and provides students with the opportunity to attend workshops, social-cultural activities, make friendships, learn from adult professional women (Big Sisters), and build their co-curriculum resume. Those interested in participating, either as mentors or mentees, must submit an application and attend individual and group interviews. Sister2Sister is CCT approved.

Contact Victoria Apostol-Marius for more information.

Girls Talk Dialogue Group 

Every Thursday from 5-6 p.m.
Join us on Zoom
Get Girls Talk Updates 
Attend 4 or more for CCT Credit

Girls Talk is a weekly discussion group designed to support women-identified students, to foster connection, create brave space, and discuss important, fun and open free-flowing topics about their experiences, life, academics, family, and more! Discussions are facilitated by a WRC staff member with guest speakers, collaborators and guests.

Contact Teamare Gaston for more information

Sexuality & Mental Health  Series

Every Wednesday  from 2-4 p.m.
Join us on Zoom
Attend 2 or more for CCT Credit
See BMCC Calendar of Events for more details

Join us every week for a fun and interactive discussion exploring various sexuality, sexual education, out bodies, society and how it all intersects with mental health. Each session will focus on a different topic and will be facilitated by guest speakers, presenters, and professionals. This is in collaboration with Sisterhood Society and Student Government Association.

Contact Victoria Apostol-Marius for more information.

I am Womxn Art Campaign

Submissions are now open. Get more details, guidelines, and enter now!

View the Virtual Art Gallery – Coming Soon

The I am Womxn Art Campaign is an opportunity to display your talents and speak through your art.  Submission are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the school year.  Your submission can reflect the monthly theme or can be more broad as long as it relates to social justice, womanhood, gender, empowerment, advocacy or the WRC mission.  Submissions will be featured weekly on our social media accounts, with an an overall winner picked every month.  The monthly winner will be announced via social media and in our newsletter.  They will be 1 of 3 finalists eligible to become the overall winner, which will be announced at the End of Semester Celebration.  Art work will be judged based on creativity, intersectionality, and themes that must reflect the Women’s Resource Center’s mission, values and goals.

Contact Michelene Billy for more information.

Breast Cancer Awareness Exhibit – Every October 
Self-Love and Desire: Body Image and Sexuality After Breast Cancer

The WRC brings awareness to breast cancer and celebrates survivors in all parts of their journey through Self-Love and Desire: Body Image and Sexuality After Breast Cancer Exhibit.  Submissions will be featured from October 10-25 on the WRC Social Media accounts and on the WRC website.  All submissions will be reviewed and approved by the WRC before being posted.

Contact Janice Ortiz-Gonzalez for more information.

Sisters Warriors Retreat – TBD 

Program on hold due to COVID-19.

The Student Women’s Leadership Conference (SWLCR) has been around since 2001 and was created in collaboration with the Sisterhood Society Student Club. The conference is a three day retreat taking place in June at a campground in New Jersey. The retreat is open to all women identified students with the goal of creating sisterhood, confidence, leadership, and community. Participants experience a variety of workshops, group work, outdoor activities, keynote speakers, and creative outlets. Those interested in participating must submit a simple application, attend a short interview and orientation meeting to be considered.