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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.

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  • The Meena Vashee scholarship is now available

    August 3, 2015

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    Amount: $2,000 Qualifications: The purpose of this scholarship is to provide assistance to undergraduate students who are survivors of domestic violence or are the children of domestic violence survivors. The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The University’s Office of Student Financial Aid will determine financial need.…


  • Women Crossing Borders needs Summer and Fall Intern

    July 16, 2015

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    The UW Women’s Center is looking for a summer & fall intern to support a book project with background research and editing. The book project, Women Crossing Borders – The vulnerabilities of woman migrants Stories and Perspectives from Washington State, is an anthology contributed to and edited by Dr. Sutapa Basu and Bratati Ghosh. Additional…


  • AmeriCorps Position Opening

    June 3, 2015

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    We are announcing an opening for AmeriCorps position for next year. After receiving such wonderful support from our current AmeriCorps member, Will Radcliffe, we are excited to continue this relationship with the organization for the 2015/2016 year. Responsibilities for our new member will proceed as follows: Recruit, coordinate, train and supervise mentors and tutors for Making…


  • From The Daily: Forum discusses human trafficking, sexual abuse, violence

    May 28, 2015

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    On May 19th the Women's Center hosted international experts on Human Trafficking, specifically in the context of the Filipino population. The event was an overall success and we are excited to have had the opportunity to reach so many people with such important information.   For the full article brought to you by The Daily, Click…


  • Making Connections 2015 Graduation

    May 19, 2015

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    It is that time of year again and the Women's Center is proud to announce our 9th year of our Making Connections Program student graduation. These students will be taking their next steps towards higher education with the necessary skills to continue their success.