• Unraveling Power Structures in Sports

    Unraveling Power Structures in Sports

    February 2018

    Recognizing National Girls and Women in Sports Day, journalist Laura Pappano reflects on the #MeToo movement and how sports can and should diversify.

    Keep reading on our blog>>
  • Lunchtime Seminar Lineup

    Meet, Think, Learn With Us This Spring

    Spring 2018

    Our spring Lunchtime Seminar Series will feature lively discussions on NCAA Women's Basketball, preventing youth depression, activism for scholars, sexual assault prosecution, teacher wellbeing, and child marriage.

    View the lineup and save the dates>>
  • Shaping Future Leaders Through Research and Action

    Shaping Future Leaders Through Research and Action

    Spring 2018

    WCW is now accepting applications from Wellesley College students for five paid research internships/fellowships during summer 2018 the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Learn how to apply>>
  • WCW Research Featured in Washington Post

    WCW Cited in Article on Immigration Policy

    Feburary 2018

    In a Washington Post opinion piece, economics columnist Robert Samuelson looks to the research of WCW's Sari Kerr to support his vision of a 21st century immigration policy.

    Keep reading>>
  • Five Ways to Support SEL with Children's Books

    Five Ways to Support SEL with Children's Books

    January 2018

    Peg Sawyer of Open Circle shares a few ways educators and caregivers can use books to teach empathy and other social/emotional skills.

    Keep reading on our blog>>
  • Women's Review of Books

    Longtime Editor Says Farewell in New Women's Review of Books

    January/February 2018

    This issue looks at books about credibility in the age of Trump, gendered labor laws, and more. It will be the last issue curated by Amy Hoffman, M.F.A., who will be sorely missed.

    Read select articles for free>>
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