UW Women's Center

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Leadership development

Through its vast and diverse network of alumnae, volunteers, and supporters, the Women’s Center provides access to resources and opportunities that promote gender equity and amplify womxn’s voices in addressing issues that impact them.

Alene Moris National Education for Women’s Leadership

This innovative program brings together college women from across the political spectrum to discuss the roles of women in leadership and politics. The program exposes participants to new ideas and opportunities that develop self-awareness as they consider their future careers.

Education and advocacy

Women’s Center programs are globally recognized for their success and serve as a model for other organizations, networks and individuals building towards a more just and equitable society.

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Anti-Human Trafficking Research & Policy Development

The Women’s Center is committed to collaborating with campus and community advocates to increase public awareness, advise state and local policy development, and research the contexts and consequences of forced labor.

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Violence Prevention & Gender Equity

The Women’s Center collaborates with student and community-based organizations to host educational forums and resources to encourage all genders to cultivate a more just and equitable society.

Salary Negotiation

The Women’s Center offers workshops every winter and spring quarter on salary negotiation techniques to help reduce the gender pay gap and empower undergraduate students to start their careers with a fair and equitable wage.

Tools for success

The Women’s Center is a safe space for all individuals to flourish. The center emphasizes supporting girls and womxn who are first-generation to higher education, returning or non-traditional students, and aspiring leaders on their academic and career paths.

Lifelong Learning

Year-round, low-cost SAT and GRE courses that address many common test-prep concerns such as math anxiety, study skills and general test content.

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Making Connections

A proven comprehensive college-readiness program for underserved students and their families in the greater Puget Sound area.

Re-Entry Program

For over two decades, the Women’s Center has been advising non-traditional students interested in returning to school after some time away.