UW Women's Center


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

  • 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…

  • The Women's Center Welcomes Kelsey Johnson to our staff!

    September 24, 2015


    The Women's Center is very excited to formally welcome Kelsey Johnson to our team as the STEM Enrichment Coordinator for the Making Connections Program!  As an AmeriCorp member, Kelsey will be a vital  part of our team  as we continue to grow the MC program. We can't wait to see what this year brings!   Kelsey…

  • Kalpana Viswanath Biography

    September 10, 2015


    Kalpana will be presenting her research findings here at the University of Washington! Monday, October 12th, 2015 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm  Parrington Hall-Forum  Kalpana Viswanath is a researcher who has been working on issues of gender and safer cities for women for over 20 years.  She is the co-founder of Safetipin, a mobile app developed to…

  • Autumn SAT Prep, GRE Prep and Basic Math Courses

    August 24, 2015


    School is almost back in session which means it's time to look to the future, specifically preparing for exams! We will be offering SAT Prep, GRE Prep and Basic Math Courses during Autumn quarter. These courses are designed to prepare students for their upcoming tests with the proper tools to study effectively, as well as,…