UW Women's Center



“I was so honored to celebrate these great Women/Man of Courage, Daring to Lead, at UW Women’s Center gala. These individuals truly deserve recognition for their amazing leadership in building an equitable and just community! CONGRATULATIONS to each of you! THANK YOU!” – Sutapa Basu, Women’s Center Executive Director

Our Mission:

The mission of the Women’s Center is to promote and advocate for gender equity and social justice on campus and in the larger community, through educational programs and services, which allow all individuals to nurture an equitable, inclusive and compassionate society.


  • Mosqueda among UW honorees for work on gender equity

    March 12, 2015


    Mosqueda among UW honorees for work on gender equity March 12, 2015 Check out this article about some of the honorees from the Women's Center Gala.

  • WOMEN OF COURAGE: Daring to Lead 2015 Gala

    February 6, 2015


    We have officially opened ticket sales  our largest event of the year, the Women of Courage Gala! This year on March 7th at 6 pm we will continue the tradition of honoring courageous women and the many ways they strive to make a difference.  Please join us for night of dancing, food, fun, awards and more!…

  • DRIVEN TO DISCOVER: MC Program Students Win 2nd in Computing Competition

    January 14, 2015


    Happy New Year! With so much pride and appreciation in our hearts, we are excited to share news of the UW Women's Center's Making Connections (MC) students blazing forward into the New Year, breaking down barriers and paying it forward.  The four student team placed 2nd in the national Girls Who Code application design competition.…

  • The Daily: UW Women's Center seeks to get more women in CS Major

    November 17, 2014


    If you didn't get a chance to read our article about Girls Who Code  in the UW Daily last week, don't worry! We have linked it to our page. Visit at The Daily.        

  • Girls Who Code Partnership with the Making Connections Program

    November 10, 2014


    Building a Partnership   Our Making Connections (MC) program for 9th through 12th grade girls has partnered with Girls Who Code, allowing us to expand our program and offer computer science education and tech industry classes throughout the academic year. We are so fortunate to have wonderful facilitators from Amazon, Google, and UW Computer Science…