UW Women's Center

Building Your Professional Network

For this installment of the Sisterhood Series, we will hold a panel and Q&A session with women of color from different career fields. Panelists will discuss their journey and will offer advice on how you can establish a professional network. Date: May 19th, Friday, 6:00pm to 7:30pm Location: ECC Native Room 208 Register for Free

Sign up for SPRING 2017 SAT Prep Course this May!

It’s not too late to sign up for May SAT Prep Series! Dates: May 4, 11, 18 Time: 5:30-8:30 PM Location: University of Washington Campus – Savery 136 Instructor: Ken Matsudaira Cost: $150.00 To register and for more information, visit bit.ly/WC-LL.

The Daily highlights “2017 Women of Courage: Undaunted.”

The Daily writer Clàudia Esplugas Masvida illustrated the success of the Gala as well as the “overwhelming power” attending the event. To read the article  “Women of Courage Undaunted: A gala for nasty women, by nasty women” click here.

The Daily highlights “Coping with Despair and Strategizing for Justice”

The Women’s Center was featured in the Daily. The article showcases the workshop organized by the UW Women’s Center called  “Coping with Despair and Strategizing for Justice.” The workshop was led by professor Anu Taranath. To read more about it, click here

Apply for Meena Vashee Scholarship by March 27th!

Meena Vashee Scholarship is awarded to one individual each year who is a survivor of domestic violence or the child of a survivor. You must be a UW undergraduate student to apply. The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $2000. This application is now open! The deadline is March 27th, 2017. Here is the application!

2016 Anti-Human Trafficking Conference featured in The Daily

Johnna White, program operations manager for the Women’s Center, and our Director Sutapa Basu were featured in this Daily News article. This article focused on the Women’s Center 2016 Anti-Human Trafficking Conference, happening this weekend!  Check it and click here to read about it.

Making Connections Naomi Zemeadim gets the spotlight in the UW Daily!

The UW newspaper The Daily highlighted the Women’s Center programs – from Making Connections to Alene Moris National Education for Women’s Leadership program. The article also put the spotlight on a current UW freshman, Naomi Zemeadim! She is a participant of the MC program and one of the many ways the Women’s Center is making a difference.

New Scholarship Deadline

2016/2017 Meena Vashee Endowed Scholarship Application This scholarship is for undergraduate students. Applications are now due on May 31, 2016. Click to download 2016-2017 Meena Vashee Scholarship Application. 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. Candidates for the

Meena Vashee Endowed Scholarship Applications are now available!

Are you a UW undergrad looking for scholarship opportunities? The Women’s Center is receiving applications for the Meena Vashee Endowed Scholarship for Undergraduates. This scholarship provides $2,000 per year to an individual who is a survivor of domestic violence or a child of a survivor. Students must be a current UW undergraduate. Apply today by

Seeking a AmeriCorps Member for STEM Enrichment Coordinator position!

The UW Women’s Center is now hiring! We are looking for an AmeriCorps member to fill our STEM Enrichment Coordinator position in the Making Connections program. The position is full time and begins September 1st, 2016. This is a great opportunity to help the next generation of girls grow and succeed. Click here to apply today or

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