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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

Presenters from this spring’s Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California event include (from left, top row) Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Alisha Haridasani Gupta, Maria Hinojosa, Mekala Krishnan and Supervisor Sheila James Kuehl. (From left, bottom row) City Council President Nury Martinez, Supervisor Holly J Mitchell, Michaela Pereira, Maria J. Prados and Jane Wurwand.

Spring Report Event Focuses on Effects of COVID

May 4, 2021

This year's Report was very specific, examining the effects of COVID-19 on women and girls in California

Holly J. Mitchell (left), our Legislator in Residence and LA County supervisor, and state assemblymember Cristina Garcia (right) discussed a variety of topics in the latest speaker series event from the Center for the Advancement of Women.

The Future Is Female

May 3, 2021

The annual Legislator in Residence speaker series featured politicians Holly J. Mitchell and Cristina Garcia.

A ‘Blueprint for Change’

February 26, 2021

Our Report Has Inspired a Decade of Change -- at the Mount and Throughout the State

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.