The Her Campus Chapter at UWG held its first Her Campus Week. Her Campus is a web based girls’s journal that has greater than 400 campus chapters all through a number of international locations. The week consisted of 5 completely different digital and in-person occasions together with Bounce Into 2021- The way to Make a Imaginative and prescient Board and ReadIt and Weep Writers Workshop.
The chapter is concerned inside the local people by participation in neighborhood service and outreach occasions. The thought course of behind organizing a Her Campus Week for college students was to create occasions that each members and others alike can take part in in addition to assist or encourage others in want. As soon as that was established by board members the planning commenced.
“When it got here to planning, I designated sure occasions to completely different e-board members,” stated Amari Morrison, President of the Her Campus chapter at UWG. “As an illustration now we have the ReadIt and Weep Writers Workshop, and I put our senior editors in control of these occasions as they’re part of our editorial staff. Then as president I reached out and helped arrange the podcast with one other group that’s about girls’s empowerment.”
Each occasions, the ReadIt and Weep Writers Workshop and the The Colour of Friendship – Unity Amongst Ladies Podcast, have been held nearly. The writers workshop was in a position to present viewers tips about the best way to enhance your writing whereas the Unity Amongst Ladies podcast created a robust dialog about girls sticking collectively.
Additionally, to make their occasions extra attention-grabbing they added an general theme of Disney films to attach and attain extra individuals as properly. The films included Bounce In, ReadIt and Weep, The Colour of Friendship, Let it Shine and the Princess Safety Program.
“When developing with the occasions it was actually a gaggle effort,” stated Katelyn Edwards, the Co-Senior Editor of the Her Campus chapter. “I don’t keep in mind who precisely got here up with the concept, however they stated that’s precisely what we should always do as a result of it’s relatable. Everybody grew up on these films.
“I used to be actually excited concerning the occasions, particularly The Colour of Friendship, as a result of that’s one in every of my favourite films,” continued Edwards. “We have been considering of fixing it as a result of it’s not as well-known however we determined to maintain it and I’m glad we did.”
Not solely has the group been in a position to create extra model consciousness for the chapter and get an excellent prove on its’ occasions, nevertheless it has additionally been in a position to recruit new members as properly.
With January being over, Her Campus hopes to proceed to do occasions and interact with college students through the spring semester.
“Subsequent month is Black Historical past Month and we’re wanting ahead to writing articles concerning the completely different occasions that can be occurring,” stated Morrison. “ And we’re additionally desirous about internet hosting one other podcast in addition to partnering with different organizations.”