University of Vermont

Maria A. TeixeiraCoordinator for Programming & Leadership Development

Contact Information
Phone: 802-656-7892

Office Hours: by appointment

Maria is responsible for planning and implementing large and small-scale programs and events for the campus and community such as Womyn @ Noon, Womyn of Color Leadership Retreat, Women's Awards Banquet, Sisterhood Circle, Welcome Back Festival etc. Maria is also responsible for supervising all student staff, interns and volunteers on each of their individual projects. Her work centers around educating and promoting understanding of the intersections of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, sexuality, class, ability/disability, and religion. Thus, in this position, Maria, fosters as much collaboration as possible with special focus on collaborations with the other centers in the Diversity and Equity Unit at UVM. Maria also supports the development and implementation of campus wide programs to increase opportunities for student, staff and faculty leadership development and increased awareness of a variety of intersecting issues. She also maintains the Women's Center blog and Social Media sites.