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Kitchen Table Series


Kitchen Table Series (KTS) is a peer-facilitated discussion for undergraduate students about current gender-related topics such as sexual health, feminism, body image, women in politics, and other issues related to social justice. All genders, gender identities, and gender expressions are encouraged to join our KTS conversations.

KTS Schedule: Fall 2019
All programs begin at 5 PM and are located in Sarratt 363.
Dinner will be provided at all programs. Space is limited to the first 30 attendees.

After the World Cup, What’s Next for Women in Sport?
Tuesday, September 24

Women athletes have been in the media recently, from the US women’s soccer team winning the World Cup for the second time in a row to 15-year-old Coco Gauff, the youngest player to qualify for Wimbledon, beating Venus Williams in the first round. Have we achieved gender parity in sport? Come to discuss this and other experiences of women athletes.

What Does It Take to Get a Female Head of State?
Tuesday, October 22

With an election year fast approaching and a record number of women running for a presidential nomination, we’d like to consider what it will take for the United States to elect a female head of state. What makes the United States different from other countries that have already elected female leaders? Come discuss this question and more.

How Does Climate Change Affect Women?
Thursday, November 14

Feminism has a long history of excluding already marginalized voices, both intentionally and

Climate change affects millions of people worldwide on a daily basis, especially those who live in impoverished conditions. Since women and girls make up 70% of the world’s poor population, they are the most at risk to the impacts of climate change. We will discuss the implications of climate change on women and vulnerable populations.

Questions? Contact Brianna Nesbitt at brianna.nesbitt@vanderbilt.edu