The Center is proud to support a diverse range of events and programs for the CU Boulder community. We invite all students to be themselves and join us for any and all events that might be of interest to them. Our events aim to create an inclusive environment where students of all identities can find community.

For specific details regarding the timing and location for each event, be sure to check our event calendar.

Annual Events

CUnity Fest

August 27, 2018

Celebrate the diversity within the CU Boulder community at CUnity Fest! This event is a part of Fall Welcomeand always includes good food and information about the many diverse cultural student organizations, campus departments and resources available to you.

Ignite Social Justice Conference

October 20, 2018

This day-long transformative experience gathers CU students together to engage critically in social justice and empowers students as agents of change in their communities. It is geared towards early-career students but is open to every interested and activated Buff!

Women Who Make a Difference

December 2018

This event honors women who have made a difference in the CU Boulder campus and community. The Women Who Make A Difference award was first created in 2000 to honor a woman who made a significant impact within the CU Boulder community. The committee received eight nominations that year; all of the nominations were so impressive that they decided to recognize all of them, leading to the tradition we carry on today. This event is only open to the nominators, nominees and their designated guests.

Submit a Nomination (Nominations due no later than November 16.)

Women’s Leadership Symposium

February 15, 2019

The Women’s Leadership Symposium is a day-long conference created for women/woman-identified staff and students. The event highlights the existing CU Boulder leadership resources and provides a place for students, staff and faculty to connect and collaborate. Develop authentic and empowered leadership skills, The even’s keynotes, breakouts explore the variety of ways authentic leadership is present in our communities and engage the resiliency in tomorrow’s leaders with CU Boulder students, staff and faculty.

TRANSforming Gender Conference

March 2019

The TRANSforming Gender Conference (TGC) offers over 50 workshops, presentations and panels designed to help attendees explore transgender identities, experiences and issues. This free conference was created to serve a wide variety of audiences, including transgender people, allies, friends and family, educators, mental health professionals, medical providers and more. This is an annual conference occurring in early March, and the TGC committee is always seeking innovative proposals for workshops from students, staff, faculty and community members. Contact Morgan Seamont, chair of TGC planning committee, if you would like to be involved or learn more.

Lavender Graduation

May 2019

Celebrate the latest class of graduating LGBTQIA CU Boulder students at the Lavender Graduation! This is an annual event co-sponsored with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Alumni Association. Not only do we celebrate the success of our graduating LGBTQIA students, but this is also the time when the CU Boulder LGBTQIA-focused scholarships and awards are presented.