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Women*s Center

Women*s Center events bring people together to inspire, encourage, and empower them to create change in their lives and communities.  Our programming ranges from simple crafting events to week-long events with visiting speakers.  We also collaborate with campus and community partners to create educational programs during awareness months, International Women's Week, and Women's History Month.

  • Family Weekend - Family Pet/Plant Pic Competition

    (Image: Lizard in succulent plants with Pet and Plant Photo Competition and logos for the Coalition for Women Students and the Women*s Center)

    Family Pet/Plant Pic Competition

    These are the (mostly) quiet family members that bring us joy.  Let's take this weekend to show them off and see who walks, slithers, swims, or just sit there with bragging rights. 

    This year's Pet Competition Winner Wallie Tyger, a Patagonian Mara/Cavy. Wallie is looking up at the camera.

    CONGRATULATIONS, WALLIE TYGER!

    The winner of this year's first Family Weekend Pet/Plant competition is Wallie Tyger, a Patagonian Mara/Cavy, submitted by Bryce Tyger. Congratulations Wallie and also thank you to everyone who showcased your phenomenal pets! The Coalition appreciated every submission's story and picture!

  • Honoring Indigenous Womxn

    Indigenous communities are identified as those that have a historical and cultural claim to territories which pre-date the arrival of Europeans. This event is held on the traditional lands of the Palouse and Nez Perce People, and we pay our respect to elders both past and present. We honor phenomenal womxn that have had to navigate holding on to their native culture and yet step into a much-colonized space.  

  • Harpy*s Magazine

    HARPY*S MAGAZINE

    Harpy*s is a newly created feminist magazine courtesy of Washington State University Women*s Center. We try to focus on the modern matters of feminism, the LGBTQ+ community, and all-around empowerment. For more information please contact wc.harpy@wsu.edu.

    Harpy*s Magazine presents our first theme Body Image where every single body type is valued. Society creates competition and an unrealistic glorification that does not exist. It is important to recognize the different body types and shapes and we can normalize this with the showcase of different stories and experiences.

    Call for Submissions
    Showcase your work in the inaugural issue of our feminist magazine! We are accepting writing, research, poetry, and art related to the theme 'Body Image'. Submit to wc.harpy@wsu.edu by Monday, Oct. 12. 

    The publishing date is Monday, November 9, 2020

     

     

     

     

  • FEMSCOUTS

    Image: Cougar head wearing a beret that says FEMSCOUTS.

    FemScouts

    A FemScout takes part in a collection of activities to help strengthen the feminist tool kit while earning badges. The activities/units will be developed by the Women*s Center and various departments within Student Affairs especially CEIE that supports equity. FemScouts Troop Leaders will be students that have experience within the Women*s Center, Coalition for Women Students, and/or Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.  All genders and students from other WSU campuses are welcome. 

    Fall 2020 Units: Body Love & Radical Self Acceptance, LGBTQIA+ Allyship & History, Personal Manifesto – Your Healing is Killing Me, Feminist Finance

    Our hope is to support the growth of Radical Monarchs.

    Congratulations to our first troop!

    Troop Leaders: Acacia Patterson, Tomyia Wallace, and Sophia Monet Roemer

    1st FemScouts:

    • Mari Aitken

    • Mary Cook

    • April Alley

    • Malia Murphy

    • Colleen Hill

    • Katie Mangold

    • Cait Guyette

    • Taylor Ann Ono

    • Emily Torrey 

    • Jahliya Montealegre

    • Desirae Kahapea

    • Phaedra Harmon

    • Emma Dexter

    • Samantha King-Shaw

    • Sam Villafuerte

    • Essence Magallon Hiatt

  • International Women*s Day


    International Women*s Day

    March 8th, 2021


    What is International Women*s Day?

    International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. No one government, NGO, charity, corporation, academic institution, women's network or media hub is solely responsible for International Women's Day. Many organizations declare an annual IWD theme that supports their specific agenda or cause, and some of these are adopted more widely with relevance than others.

    IWD  is a collective day of global celebration and a call for gender parity. IT is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action - whatever that looks like globally at a local level. But one thing is for sure, IWW has been occurring for well over a century - and continue's to grow from strength to strength. 

    Theme: #EachforEqual

    An equal world is an enabled world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day. We can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, each one of us can help create a gender equal world.

    Equality is not a women's issue, it's a business issue. Gender equality is essential for economies and communities to thrive.  A gender equal world can be healthier, wealthier and more harmonious - so what's not great about that? The race is on for the gender equal boardroom, a gender equal government, gender equal media coverage, gender equal workplaces, gender equal sports coverage, more gender equality in health and wealth

  • S.L.U.T. S.T.R.U.T.

    Image: Shows legs and torsos of many different people. One individual is on a scooter and another individual is in a wheel chair.

    Sexual Learning Ultimately Tailored for Students, Teachers, Residents, Uniting Today

    (S.L.U.T. S.T.R.U.T.)

    **Workshops include 
    • Naughty or Nice - Boundary Discussion
    • Can I come over? - Talking Consent
    • Can I come in? - Barrier Method
    *If you need accommodations to attend please contact Tomyia Wallace at tomyia.wallace@wsu.edu
    **This event has sexually suggestive content.  You must be 18 years of age or older.

  • The Bandana Project | A Project of Justice for Migrant Women

    The Bandana Project: Raising awareness about workplace sexual violence.

    Justice4women.org explains the banana project as 'a public awareness campaign aimed at addressing the issue of workplace sexual violence against farm-worker women in the United States.  It is an art-activism and advocacy project that serves as a healing tool for women across the U.S., Mexico and other countries'.

    Due to changes in programming in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, our Program for The Bandana Project is cancelled. We will still be doing outreach and engagement on our social media. Please find us on instagram @wsuwomen