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Words About Women Matter: Poetry, Performance, and Spoken Word Contest

March 8, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 pm

25 selected contestants will each have up to 5 minutes to perform original poetry or spoken word, tell a personal story, do a comedy routine, or sing an original song that relates to the theme of “women of the world — learning, laughing, resisting, renewing.” Competition open to all UCLA Students, Staff, and Faculty.

This event is open to the UCLA Community, as well as family and friends. Suggested entrance fee is $10, which includes dinner and entertainment. The audience will select the winners.

Awards: Cash prizes! First place: $75. Second and Third places: $50. All contestants will also designate an international women’s organization to share in the door proceeds.

Deadline: to enter, submit the attached for by email to Chiao-Wen Lan (chiaowen@ucla.edu) by March 2 at 11:59 PM. Contestants selected to participate will be notified by March 6 at 6 PM. Only submission per person

Sponsored by: Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health, Center for the Study of Women, UCLA International Institute, Reproductive Health Interest Group, Art & Global Health Center, and the Word on Wednesday


March 8, 2017
6:00 am - 8:30 pm


Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health
UCLA International Institute
Reproductive Health Interest Group
Art and Global Health Center
The Word on Wednesdays


Kerckhoff Hall Art Gallery
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