women

September 24, 2017 - 9:41am
LadyFest Syracuse provided a safe space for the celebration of music and art on Saturday night with profits going toward Vera House.

 

This Saturday, while Paul McCartney played in the Carrier Dome, an all-inclusive music-based feminist festival, LadyFest, held its fourth annual social gathering to champion “women, POC, and the LGBTQIA+ community.”

March 17, 2016 - 9:51am
Artists showcase their creations at "The Stories We Dream" multimedia exhibit at the Petit Branch Library.

A handful of female artists visited the Petit Branch Library to discuss their artwork on display for "The Stories We Dream" multimedia exhibit reception on March 12 for Women's History Month.

Congress designated March as Women’s History Month in 1987, and organizer Geraldine Greig has decided to show female artworks in public places every year since.

March 7, 2016 - 11:53pm
Commentary: A pair of visual journalists produced this video in which Newhouse School students discuss what it means to be a woman.

International Women's Day celebrates the accomplishments and struggles women had to go through in history to give women today what they have. This year's theme is Pledge for Parity.

I was inspired to do this project because as a Polish American, my mother, who is an immigrant, is a living example of overcoming struggle and hardships to create a better life.

November 29, 2015 - 7:01pm
La Femme Syracuse attracted residents to discover brands through vendors.

For the third consecutive year, the Central New York Women’s Expo, now rebranded as La Femme Syracuse, returned to the Oncenter Convention Center for a day of celebrating the uniqueness of the female experience on Sunday, Nov. 22.

November 23, 2015 - 10:04pm
The Everson Museum of Art hosted its first Girls Night Out.

Women of all ages stood in a line that went out the Everson Museum of Art’s front doors to get into their first Girls Night Out event on Thursday.

The building slowly began to fill with women looking for a fun night of pampering and shopping. More than 140 guests roamed around the museum during Girls Night Out, according to the Everson.

November 15, 2015 - 7:19pm
The first annual Little Black Dress event took place at SKY Armory on Thursday to benefit women in business.

Women entrepreneurs networked at the Little Black Dress fundraiser for the Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE) Women’s Business Center at SKY Armory on Thursday.

SKY Armory, owned by Nicole Samolis, opened over a year ago. Samolis is aware of what it takes to be a woman entrepreneur because she built her own business. As a member of the WISE advisory board, the Little Black Dress event was her idea and her way of giving back to the organization.

September 28, 2015 - 7:45pm
LadyFest Syracuse, a one-day mini festival dedicated to feminism provides a space for female-empowered creativity and expression.

On Saturday Sept. 26, the Westcott Community Center was packed with people of all ages and genders at the second annual LadyFest Syracuse event.  Live music, feminist spoken word and artwork viewings were just some of the activities that guests enjoyed at the feminist music and arts festival. 

September 28, 2015 - 7:12pm
Her Heartbeat honors 13 women who have made significant impact in areas like education, social services, technology, health care and more.

Thirteen Central New York businesswomen received awards for their leadership examples and services to the community at the Successful Business Women Awards. The event, produced by BizEventz, took place on Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Oncenter, 800 S. State St., in downtown Syracuse. 

December 15, 2014 - 2:01pm
After Congress broke the record with over 100 female representatives, women state that there is still much needed improvement.

After a record number of women were voted into Congress this year, publications and news stations were quick to note the historic moment.

Women Make History in Midterm Elections - SheWired

100 Women in Congress? So What - Politico 

December 20, 2011 - 8:25am
Several campus humor groups, including Zamboni Revolution, has helped shape the new culture of the female comedienne.

Jenna Race walks quickly down a short flight of steps and heads straight toward the right side of the wooden floor raised just a few inches off the ground. The floor is mostly used as a platform for students to easily see their professor as he or she teaches in Kittridge Auditorium in Huntington Beard Crouse Hall. But on Nov. 12 at 8 p.m., when Race walks out, that bland wooden floor becomes a bright stage.