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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.

News & Upcoming Events

  • Winter Registration Coming Soon!

    November 13, 2015


    We are still accepting spots to our GRE and Math Refresher Prep Classes soon! Be sure to look out for our registration to open here! Classes will begin in February.  

  • Save the Date - Women of Courage Gala 2016

    November 13, 2015


    Join us for our 2016 Gala! Saturday Evening February 27, 2016 Seattle Marriott Waterfront Grand Pacific Ballroom Doors Open & Silent Auction: 6:00pm Individual tickets: $150 Table of 10: $1500 Reserve your seats or table by contacting Heather Hudson at hzhudson@uw.edu or 206-685-7570. More information will be available soon to donate and to purchase your…

  • Northwest Asian Weekly features Kalpana Viswanath

    October 26, 2015


    On October 12, 2015, Kalpana Viswanath, co-founder of Safetipin, presented at the University of Washington. Her presentation, called "Building Gender Inclusive Cities," addressed the safety of women and her research of women's safety in cities around the feeling of fear. To read the article on NW Asian Weekly, click here.

  • Kalpana Viswanath Featured in the Daily!

    October 13, 2015


    Kalpana Viswanath, co-developer of the app Safetipin, came to campus on Monday October 12th to give a talk hosted by the Women's Center. Her development of Safetipin has helped make communities safer for women in Delhi, India, and she hopes to expand the app in order to help women around the world. For those unable…

  • Anab Hersi Women of Courage Gala Speech 2015

    October 8, 2015


    As we move into a new academic year, we look to this past March for inspiration as we plan for our 2016 Gala event. Anab Hersi, an alumni of the Making Connections Program, provided the guests of last years gala with strong words of wisdom and a courage. Her full speech is now up on…