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How will you participate in 150 Years of Women?

With events that range from lectures and public dialogues to book groups and gatherings, the commemoration can be a springboard for learning, connection and growth.

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Women in Economics: Stacey Tevlin

Stacey Tevlin (’90) is the Director of the Division of Research and Statistics at the Federal Reserve Board. Stacey will talk to students about her role and her experiences at Northwestern. 
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Hidden Figures author and book

Explore Hidden Figures

Our community-wide reading program, One Book One Northwestern, will focus on Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. Throughout the academic year, community events will delve into the issues of gender, race and inclusion presented in the book.

One Book One Northwestern
three female engineers wearing shirts that say 'I'm and ENGINEER–What's your problem?'

By Degrees: Gender. Education. And Progress.

In the 2019-20 academic year, Women's Center will provide programming that confronts the persistence of inequity in higher education, the presence of classroom bias and other obstacles.

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On the Same Terms: An Exhibition

The University Archives has mined its collection to create the exhibit, On the Same Terms, located in Deering Library. Through documents and primary materials, it tells the story of Northwestern's decision to admit women.

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