Calendar of Events

April 23, 2014

Minding the Gap: A Forum on Gender Pay Equity

Join us for our “Minding the Gap” forum on Wednesday, April 23. We will explore the gender pay gap on a national and state level, and provide attendees with strategies to increase women’s income. The goal is to educate others in order to mitigate the gender income disparity. The panel discussion will include:

  • Sutapa Basu, UW Women’s Center Executive Director
  • Lisa Maatz, Vice President of Government Relations for AAUW
  • Janet Chung, Legal & Legislative Counsel from Legal Voice

We are partnering with AAUW Seattle and look forward to seeing you all!

RSVP here:

Start: April 23, 2014 3:30 pm
End: April 23, 2014 5:00 pm

April 10, 2014

Male Allyship – A Dialogue on Masculinity

Join us with the School of Social Work for a thought provoking dialogue exploring gender socialization, men’s accountability and allyship in a safe space. The event is scheduled for April 10 at the School of Social Work Room 305. Social Justice Advocate, Peter Qualliotine, from the Organization for Prostitution Survivors will be the main speaker of the evening.

Start: April 10, 2014 6:00 pm
End: April 10, 2014 8:30 pm

April 4, 2014 – April 6, 2014

11th Annual Western Regional International Health Conference

We are partnering with the Western Regional International Health Conference (WRIHC) Committee for the 11th annual conference April 4-6 at UW Husky Union Building! Our Executive Director, Sutapa Basu, will be one of the speakers at this amazing event. WRIHC will feature dynamic discussions on gender, sexuality, and social movements; networking with experts and colleagues; and the opportunity to challenge our assumptions and expand the scope of global health. Students are now $50 and faculty members are$100. Register here!

Start: April 4, 2014
End: April 6, 2014

March 8, 2014

Women of Courage: Bridging the Divide Gala on Saturday!

Gala 2014

Tickets available:

Mark your calendar and join us in celebrating International Women’s Day 2014 by hosting our annual Gala on the UW Seattle campus on March 8th!

Contact us with any questions: or (206) 685-7570

Start: March 8, 2014 6:00 pm
End: March 8, 2014 8:30 pm

November 18, 2013

Women, Leadership & Politics Panel Discussion and Book Signing

Start: November 18, 2013 3:30 pm
End: November 18, 2013 4:30 pm

November 13, 2013

Human Trafficking & Supply Chains Forum

HT Flyer Final

Click here to RSVP:

Start: November 13, 2013 3:45 pm
End: November 13, 2013 5:30 pm

October 1, 2013

Edith Langley Memorial Scholarship

For more information visit the Edith Langley Memorial Scholarship page.

Date: October 1, 2013

Meena Vashee Endowed Scholarship Application

For more information about this scholarship visit to the Meena Vashee Scholarship page.

Date: October 1, 2013

September 4, 2013

Re-Entry Orientation

Join us for our annual Re-Entry student orientation!

Wednesday  September 4, 2013

9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

University of Washington
Mary Gates Hall – Room 206

Are you re-entering school after a significant time away?

Are you the first generation in your family to pursue a degree in higher education?  Or simply overwhelmed by the prospect of coming to the UW?  Attend this free, one-day orientation to make your transition easier.  Learn about time management, writing skills, stress management, networking, goal setting, financial aid, and on-campus services.  Meet other returning students and share common questions and concerns.

Please RSVP by August 31st to the Women’s Center by e-mailing or calling (206) 685-1090

**This event is FREE and open to the public. Please bring a brown bag lunch.


Start: September 4, 2013 9:30 am
End: September 4, 2013 4:00 pm
Venue: Mary Gates Hall -- Room 206
Seattle, 98195, United States
Cost: Free

June 30, 2013

The Woman’s Century Club Scholarship

The Woman’s Century Club, a social club for women founded in 1891 in Seattle by noted suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt, is pleased to announce our $2,000 scholarship for the upcoming academic year.

The scholarship is open to all junior women who exemplify our club’s traditions of female leadership and service, are U.S. citizens, and are enrolled in a Seattle college or university.

Applications will be accepted from April 1 to June 30.

An application form can be downloaded from the Scholarship page of our website,

If you have any questions, I can be reached via email or by phone at 206.402.3880.


Since its founding in 1891, the Woman’s Century Club has provided annual scholarship support to deserving women through local colleges and universities.
The club today continues that tradition by awarding a scholarship each year to an outstanding junior woman student, at a Seattle college or university, who exemplifies the traditions of female leadership and service that our club’s founders sought to encourage. The scholarship for the 2013-14 year will be $2,000.
Applications are accepted from April 1 to June 30. Click here to download the application form; if you have questions, email our Benevolence and Scholarship Committee chair.

Date: June 30, 2013