• Women's Review of Books

    May/June Women's Review of Books Available Now

    May/June 2016

    The newest issue of Women's Review of Books features Irene Gammel's rewiew of Mamas of Dada: Women of the European Avant-Garde by Paula K. Kamenish, among other book reviews. Purchase the entire issue, or read select sections online for free.

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  • Lunchtime Seminar Podcast Series

    Lunchtime Seminar Podcast Series

    This spring, experts presented research and lead discussions on a range of topics from health care and youth development to mental health and relationship building. The series wrapped up on May 19, but you can listen to the audio online anytime.

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  • Getting to the Heart of Learning

    Getting to the Heart of Learning

    Open Circle, a program of the Wellesley Centers for Women, provides a unique, evidence-based social and emotional learning program for elementary schools from Kindergarten through Grade 5.

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  • How Can We Make Our Website Even Better?

    How Can We Make Our Website Even Better?

    We've redesigned our website to be more engaging and easier to view on different devices; we will soon be reorganizing some of the content. Please take a few minutes and tell us how we can make your user experience even better.

The Wellesley Centers for Women is a premier women- and gender-focused, social-change oriented research-and-action institute at Wellesley College.
Our mission is to advance gender equality, social justice, and human wellbeing through high quality research, theory, and action programs.



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The Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College is one of the largest gender-focused research-and-action organizations in the world. Scholars at the Centers conduct social science research and evaluation, develop theory and publications, and implement training programs on issues that put women’s lives and women’s concerns at the center.  Since 1974, our work has generated changes in attitudes, practices, and public policy.