UW Women's Center

The Women’s Center Welcomes Kelsey Johnson to our staff!

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

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

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,

SEVEN Production Internship

The UW Women’s Center is looking for a fall-winter intern (with option of spring quarter extension) with background in event coordination to support a documentary play event. The UW Women’s Center, in partnership with a committee of renowned local feminist leaders are hosting the production of SEVEN, a documentary play that tells the remarkable story

Making Connections: TMF Success Story

Our very own MC program was featured in this weeks issue of BRAINSTORM, the City of Seattle’s Community Technology e-Zine. The issue covers the usage of a grant the program received last year and clearly demonstrates how truly useful that funding was to this amazing program. In 2014, the program received the Technology Literacy and

The Summer Bridge Program Ends with Positive Outcomes

Our 2015 revival of the Summer Bridge Program for 8th grade students ended last week with hugs, high fives and even more important a brighter view of the future. Judging from the first day, you would have never thought this same group of teenagers would become the lively, vibrant and creative group that they did

The Meena Vashee scholarship is now available

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

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

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