Women’s Center

Established in 1993, the Women's Center serves as a resource on women’s issues and works to promote an atmosphere of diversity

TCC’s Women’s Center offers comprehensive, specialized services to educate, empower, enhance and engage women so they can define, pursue and achieve their academic and personal goals. 

The Women’s Center offers educational programs and services related to: 

  • Women's leadership development
  • Career and professional development
  • Empowerment and personal development 
  • Healthy relationships and personal safety 
  • Campus and computer resources and referrals
  • Returning women student support

 

Special programs include:

  • Career development - Through our Career Speaker Series and site visits, students are encouraged to explore their fields of choice. Our programs focus on nontraditional fields and STEM careers.
  • Coaching and mentoring - Pairs students with professionals for one-on-one discussion
  • Mother's rooms
    • Portsmouth Campus - Student Center ES21
    • Norfolk Campus - Student Center 5306
    • Virginia Beach Campus - Princess Anne Building, Room A-101
  • TCC Women's Center STEM Promise Program
  • The Women’s Center Advisory Council (WCAC) - The TCC Women’s Center also sponsors special events at the college in celebration of Women’s History Month in March, develops special programming for Intimate Partner Violence in October, campaigns for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April and hosts the annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast each spring.
  • Women Inspiring Self-Empowerment (W.I.S.E.) - Prepares students for leadership and civic engagement  with mentorship and service projects
    W.I.S.E. application

 

2017 Women's Leadership Breakfast

5 honorees of 2017 at the 2017 Womens Center Breakfast
In attendance at the 2017 Women’s Leadership Breakfast were (from left): Kari Davis-Pierce, recipient of a Dr. Alexsandria Manrov STEM award; Bonita Billingsley Harris, media and communications manager for Dominion Energy; Anna Zwade, winner of the 2017 Mary Pat Liggio Student Leadership Award; Christine Dela Cruz, recipient of a Dr. Alexsandria Manrov STEM award; Likhy Flores, recipient of a Dr. Alexsandria Manrov STEM award; and Christianah Job-Oduntan, recipient of a Dr. Alexsandria Manrov STEM award.

The Women's Leadership Breakfast on May 9, 2017, featured keynote speaker Angela Reddix, president and CEO of the health care management and consulting firm ARDX. Five students were recognized with special leadership awards.

Dominion Power logoPresenting sponsor: Dominion Virginia Power

Mission

The Women's Center at Tidewater Community College offers comprehensive, specialized services to educate, empower, enhance and engage women so they can define, pursue and achieve their academic, professional and personal goals. The Women's Center is a leader and resource on women's unique interests and is committed to advocating for equality and social justice. The Women's Center provides a safe environment and creates a campus culture for women and men to exchange ideas, network and advocate for these goals.

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Contact the Women’s Center

womenscenter@tcc.edu
757-822-7296

Hours of operation:
Chesapeake Campus: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Norfolk Campus: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Portsmouth Campus: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Virginia Beach Campus: Monday- Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Chesapeake

George Pass Building, Room 194

1428 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322

Phone: 757-822-5133

Norfolk

Student Center, Room 5306 (3rd floor)

300 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23510

Phone: 757-822-1140

Portsmouth

Student Center, Room E109

120 Campus Drive, Portsmouth, VA 23701

Phone: 757-822-2160

Virginia Beach

Building A (Princess Anne), Room A115

1700 College Crescent, Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Phone: 757-822-7296

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