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University Women of Color Fall Welcome and Tapestry Award

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University Women of color Fall Welcome

Please join us at our annual welcome for Staff, Faculty and Student women of color. It is a great way to meet and greet other members of our community, to find out what we have planned for this year and to get involved with UWOC.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Mississippi Room
Coffman Union

Our program will feature a panel of women of color addressing the topic, "Weaving the Tapestry: Building a Vibrant Community across Cultures."

  • Ananya Chatterjea, Artistic Director, Ananya Dance Theatre
  • Percilla Garrigan, Coordinator, Circle of Indigenous Nations
  • Natalie Johnson Lee, former Minneapolis City Council Member
  • Sandra L. Vargas, President & CEO, Minneapolis Foundation

Registration is required. To RSVP and/or request disability accommodations email at:, or call Melissa at 612-624-9890.


UWOC Tapestry Award description and application

The annual UWOC Tapestry Award was presented at the UWOC Fall Welcome. This award was granted to Silvia Alvarez de Davila for helping to create a thriving campus community where diversity in the widest sense is welcomed and supported.

2007 Tapestry Award

Description and application (includes all documents) Application Cover sheet Nomination/Self Selection Application


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