UW Women's Center

Women Crossing Borders needs Summer and Fall Intern

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

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

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

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.

Girls Who Code Featured in The Daily

Girls Who Code makes strides in its first year at UW   Posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 10:34 pm | Updated: 4:47 pm, Thu Apr 9, 2015. Erika Sommer | 0 comments Being the only woman in a classroom full of men can be tough, and graduating from college into a male-dominated profession can be even

WOMEN OF COURAGE: Daring to Lead 2015 Gala

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

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

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

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

The Women’s Center Welcomes a New AmeriCorps Member

Will Radcliffe joins the UW Women’s Center as an AmeriCorps member, under the Washington Service Corps division. In particular, he serves as the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Enrichment and Outreach Coordinator for the Making Connections program. Will is a recent graduate from the University of Washington—Seattle, with a bachelors in English Literature and minor

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