UW Women's Center

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

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.

NEW Leadership Social Media Networking Event- May 16th, 2015

   Join the UW Women’s Center for an afternoon workshop that focuses on social media and learn tools for effective networking. LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook have evolved into a main source of networking in today’s professional world. It can be difficult to know how to navigate these social media platforms in a safe and productive

Human Trafficking Forum- May 19th, 2015

This is a public forum of presentations by experts on human trafficking in the Filipino context.

$tart $mart Wage Negotiation Workshop- April 29th, 2015


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

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