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Join us to learn about resources that can be helpful to you and to exchange ideas about issues important to women in the CSU community.  Click on "Mind Mixer" and create your login to get your voice heard!


CSU Ripple Effect on MindMixer.com


Last week I mentioned that I have finally started studying for the big BIG... More »

A Little Freaked Out

Alex Carter // 07-15-2014

On Friday night, I was scanning Hulu’s many media offerings looking... More »

There's No Place Like Home

Alex Carter // 07-09-2014

Just a couple weeks ago, on this very bog, I was begging for a break from... More »

Ripple Effect News

Ripple Effect Summary

See what the Ripple Effect has done and has in store!

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Women and Girls Lead

Amy Parsons, Vice President for University Operations, talks about the Ripple Effect on Rocky Mountain PBS.




Important Events

July 31, 2014

Navigating Conflicts between Co-Workers

Instructor: Marsha Benedetti, Associate Director - Training and Organizational Development... learn more

August 01, 2014

The Art of Powerful Questions

Instructor: Marsha Benedetti, Training and Organizational Development Contact Hours:... learn more

August 14, 2014

The Balancing Act: Supervising Student, Hourly, and Seasonal Employees

Instructor: Barb Kistler and Guy ArnesenContact Hours: 4Frequency: Twice per calendar... learn more

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Sharing Information

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Site for Care

If we created a site to help find care (child, elder, pet, etc.), how would you want it to look?



Pantene- Sorry Not Sorry Ad


Pantene recently released an advertisement encouraging women to Be Strong and Shine. Take a look and see what you think!

Are You an Expecting Parent?

We know that being a new parent can be stressful enough, so we have asked two current CSU moms to create a tip sheet that will make your life-changing transition much easier!

Expecting Parent Tip Sheet



Other Helpful Parenting Links:

Early Childhood Center

Growing Strong Colorado Families

Sunshine House

Flexible Work Arrangement Tools



Tips for Supervisors to Support Working Parents

Knowing how to accomodate a new parent returning to work can be difficult. We are here to help. We have provided you with a tip sheet that gives ways to be a supportive supervisor.

Supervisor Tip Sheet