2009 Student Spotlight

Roselyn Banda

(Graduate Student)

photo of Roselyn Banda"The Women's Studies Program should be a must for anyone interested in understanding the strength and capacity that women have in changing the world."

Read what Roselyn had to say about her interests in women's issues around the world.

Katie Booher

(Class of 2009)

photo of Katie Booher"WMS gives students another way of looking at the world. It exposes them to people and places and situations they may not encounter as a business or accounting major and it forces them to expand their attitudes and shift their perceptions."

Read what Katie had to say about Women's Studies at Miami and graduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Dr. Shannon Payne

(Class of 1999)

photo of Shannon Payne"At Miami, my professors challenged me to think and act critically and self-reflectively ... Ten years later, they are still my role models."

Read what Dr. Payne had to say about how the Women's Studies Program impacted her future success.

Sarah Pliske

(Class of 2010)

photo of Sarah Pliske"Women's Studies classes exposed me to unique perspectives and theories that carried over to many of my other classes. I was able to re-evaluate my own location as a woman and a student."

Read what Sarah had to say about Women's Studies classes and the program.