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Center for the Advancement of Women

The Center for the Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary's University


Promoting solutions for gender equity through research, advocacy and leadership development.

The Center for the Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary’s University is a hub for gender equity research, advocacy, and leadership development.

Our vision is to find solutions to persistent gender inequities and work with partners to eradicate them in our lifetime. Join our mailing list for quarterly updates on our exciting work and to get more information on our annual public events.

 

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The Center for the Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary’s University is a hub for gender equity research, advocacy and leadership development. Our vision is to find solutions to persistent gender inequities and work with partners to eradicate them in our lifetime. Your support makes our work possible.

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Center Spotlight News

Celebrating 50 years of Title IX

July 1, 2022

Mount Saint Mary's, in partnership with The Representation Project, hosted a special event to celebrate 50 years of Title IX.

Filmmaker Catherine Murphy and one of the maestras (teachers) featured in the film, Norma Rita Guillard Limota, were on hand to discuss the film and the historical significance of the campaign to the Mount community.

Mount examines women’s role in eliminating Cuban illiteracy

May 18, 2022

Women and girls helped Cuba reach its goal of eliminating the nation's illiteracy in one year's time

The movie

Examining the role of Black women in the civil rights movement

May 18, 2022

A film screening and discussion with the filmmaker provided a unique history lesson

Voice and Action Living Learning Community


The Center for the Advancement of Women, the Division of Student Affairs, and the Women and Gender Studies program are offering a living learning residential experience for students with academic interests in gender justice advocacy. Voice and Action Community (VAC) residents represent the values of the university and exemplify what it means to be an unstoppable and determined member of society. VAC is the perfect home for anyone looking to join a thriving community full of dedicated students who are interested in policy, political science, civic engagement and advocacy, law, social justice, and community engagement. Residents will be eligible for additional $2,500 housing scholarships.

 

Our Partners

Our work is generously supported by a community of corporate partners and individuals. Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities. For more information on joining our corporate program, please contact Braden Hammer, Assistant Director of Corporate Partnerships: bhammer@msmu.edu or 213.477.2532.