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Women's Center

Announcing our 2020-2021 Theme: Mutual Aid & Community Engagement

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Women's Center

Announcing our 2020-2021 Theme: Mutual Aid & Community Engagement

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Special Announcement

Our staff is working remotely in response to the COVID-19 crisis, but we're still available to support students, faculty, and staff. Give us a call during our new drop-in call hours!

Call 847-491-2734: Tuesday 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. to noon
Call 847-491-2735:  Wednesday 9 a.m. to noon

Who We Are

Fostering a campus climate that promotes equity and enriches the lives of all members of the University community

group of students in front of the Women's Center

Welcome to the Northwestern Women’s Center.

We are committed to gender equality and inclusion at Northwestern University. Our center serves as a space for support, community, advocacy, and affirmation for women and other people who may be navigating marginalization on campus and in society.

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The Women’s Center’s Covid-19 Response and Resources

In times like this, the Women's Center keeps our mission to advance gender equity and to support women, trans, and non-binary people at Northwestern at heart, even as we adjust and reimagine the work ahead. We are here but we also understand that the COVID-19 pandemic will likely magnify and exacerbate structural inequities and will affect marginalized communities differently. In response to the social, economic, and medical global crisis due to COVID-19, we have compiled a comprehensive list of resources to support those in need, even while many are away from campus.

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Gender Equity and Inclusion

We support student, staff, and faculty women and gender minorities.

News and Events

What's happening at the Women's Center.

Events

Oct
7
2020

Feminist First Year

7:00 PM
New and Transfer Students, Join us for Feminist First Year!   October 7th 7:00 - 8:30 pm   In this hour and a half you w...
Oct
20
2020

Women's Center Open House- Evanston

12:00 PM 2006 Sheridan Road, 2006 Sheridan Road
Join us for an online gathering from noon to 1pm. Then swing by the east lawn of the Women's Center to pick up your good...
Oct
22
2020

Women's Center Open House - Chicago

12:00 PM Abbott Hall, 710 N. Lake Shore Drive
Join us for an online gathering from noon to 1pm. Then swing by our table outside Abbott Hall to pick up your goodie bag...