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Become A Partner

Together, We Are Unstoppable.

A partnership with Mount Saint Mary’s University demonstrates a commitment to ethical leadership, gender equity and social responsibility. Join us and other leading organizations in supporting women and girls. Together, we are unstoppable.


Develop a special research project

Gain insight into your community and bring the data to life.
In addition to producing our annual Report on the Status of Women and Girls in CaliforniaTM, the Center collaborates to develop focused research for corporate and nonprofit organizations, foundations and government agencies. Opportunities start at $5,000. To begin the process, fill out the form.


Or start researching your own community right away. The Center has developed a Guide to Using U.S. Census Data for community members who are interested in preparing their own report. All of Mount Saint Mary’s own reports use the research approach outlined in the Guide for all U.S. Census data. Download the Guide to Using U.S. Census Data here.

Support timely research

Fund the Center's research in key areas.
Data is an essential tool to educate and spur action. As an underwriter, your support will be a catalyst -- enabling research to be produced and shared to improve the lives of women and girls. Opportunities start at $5,000. Options include named research opportunities, funding faculty and student research, and supporting a Researcher in Residence.

Bring The Report on the Status of Women and Girls in CaliforniaTM to your community

Learn the facts and get in on the action.
Center experts come to your community or organization to share timely, customized research that will educate and inspire your audience. Our standard presentation starts at $2,500. To book Emerald Archer, PhD, director of the Center for the Advancement of Women, contact emarcher@msmu.edu or 213.477.2544.

Sponsor annual events

Make a name for yourself at our public events.
Our annual events include the Report on the Status of Women & GirlsTM (March), Ready to RunTM (April) and the Women’s Leadership Conference (September), featuring content dedicated to fostering conversation and inspiring action. Gain exposure to a combined 1,500 attendees at these three public events annually, plus a wider audience on our website. As a sponsor, you can receive excellent exposure and benefits at any, or all, of our events -- at levels starting at $2,500, and beyond.

For more information, visit our event pages:

Create internship opportunities

Give emerging women the skills they need to succeed.
Internships represent an opportunity for potential employers to mentor students to develop the skills they need to thrive in a competitive workforce, and to identify talent before graduation. We work with companies who offer both paid and unpaid internship opportunities.

Establish a scholarship

Ensure every young woman can pursue her education.
At Mount Saint Mary’s, 98% of students depend on some form of financial aid. Select from expendable scholarships established at $5,000 or greater, or endowed scholarships at $50,000 or greater.


To explore partnership opportunities or for additional questions, contact Emerald Archer, director of the Center for the Advancement of Women:  emarcher@msmu.edu or 213.477.2544.