The mission of Women’s Empowerment in Mary Hobbs Hall is to establish a community of women commonly invested in engaging with the themes of womanism, intersecting identities, feminist theory and empowerment in the academic, social, and professional worlds. The members of the community are cooperatively committed to exploring their identities individually and collectively, will enhance leadership skills through understanding and practice, and are devoted to contributing to the empowerment of women and girls in the community.
- Students will explore current and historical interpersonal and systemic issues related to gender, intersectionality, and leadership.
- Students will learn the importance of community and social justice advocacy by engaging with the Greensboro community in service projects to further the dialogue around gender, intersectionality, and leadership.
- Students will learn how to develop a network of peers and mentors through connections with other students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members who share in the passion for advancing womanist issues.
Anyone who identifies as woman is eligible for this housing option.
HOW TO APPLY
On the Online Housing Application, you may select Mary Hobbs as your first hall preference. However the placement process will be the same as all generalized processes.
Women's Empowerment TLC will engage all residents placed in Mary Hobbs Hall, regardless of whether they have expressed specific interest in this TLC. Therefore there is no pre-application process for this TLC.
While we hope all Mary Hobbs residents will be engaged in the incredible opportunities, events and initiatives offered through the Women's Empowerment TLC there will be no requirements to participate.
For this particular TLC, there is no priority housing awarded to those interested in the theme. While we hope all Mary Hobbs residents will be engaged in the incredible opportunities, events and initiatives offered through the Women's Empowerment TLC, there will be no requirements to participate.