Inspiring Greatness, Nobility, and Integrity Through Empowerment (IGNITE) is designed to foster the advancement of underrepresented female-identified students to make positive life choices and to maximize their academic, personal and professional potential. IGNITE is committed to creating a community of support in which every participant is empowered to make informed decisions, establish healthy relationships, and be self-sufficient. Through mentorship, IGNITE nurtures goals, aspirations, and ambitions. IGNITE provides and cultivates resources while teaching participants how to leverage those tools to facilitate their academic, personal and professional growth.
Charlottewomensmovement.org is the website of the non-profit Charlotte Women’s March organization. Designed to aggregate the local, state and federal initiatives and actions in our area, we encourage you to interact with our site and visit often as we evaluate policy and its impact on our communities.
Women of Color Conversations are an opportunity to create and strengthen connections for women students of color at UNC Charlotte. The Conversations will present an ethnically and professionally diverse group of thought leaders, experts and innovators. The dialogues are around topics that are particularly relevant to women. The sister circle forums will converge around topics, experiences, and events that are specifically relevant to Women of Color. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to attend.
100 Black Women at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's purpose is to support individuals, bring about inspiration, and encourage unity amongst our 49er community. 100BW is also designed to further increase the understanding among the university community of black culture through the promotion of community service, leadership development, networking, and health & diversity awareness. We aim to Uplift. Empower. and Inspire.
AMWA's mission is advancing women in medical, healthcare, STEM, and leadership fields, advocating for gender equity, women’s health, under-served populations, and mentoring women within the organization and community. AMWA is a student organization that focuses on building a supportive community for women and girls of all ages in all fields of science and medicine who care about each others' success and well-being. This organization serves as a resource for members that connects them to mentors, research, volunteer, shadowing, advising, and networking opportunities, supports them throughout their undergraduate years at UNC Charlotte and during their preparation for professional school acceptance.
The Chapter of ACM-W at UNC Charlotte strives for inclusivity within CCI environments for all individuals, while also educating about sexism in technology and pursuing male advocacy. We work to foster outreach to all CCI students to encourage equality, while also providing a safe place for women to explore, connect, and expand their interaction with other CCI students and providing connections to female tech professionals from various backgrounds and experiences.
Black Women of Medicine is an organization that strives to provide underrepresented black women with the skills, knowledge and experiences to professional participation in health care fields. We strive to uplift the lives of women in the black community who aspire to obtain an occupation in medicine. Through volunteer, unity, mentorship and research we strive to empower the minds of our future female providers. We plan to implement strategies for our future female provider that will ensure that they are trailblazers in the healthcare field.