• New Editor Joins Women's Review of Books

    New Editor Joins Women's Review of Books

    March 2018

    Feminist writer and activist Jennifer Baumgardner is named new editor in chief of the long-running publication that provides a forum for serious, informed discussion of new writing by and about women.

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  • Using Research to Support Rural Women and Girls

    Using Research to Support Rural Women and Girls

    March 2018

    During the United Nations 62nd Commission on the Status of Women, WCW hosted a panel of researchers, advocates, and program staff to share expertise and discuss ways that gender-focused research can improve the lives of women and girls in rural Africa.

    Watch the presentation>>
  • The Importance of Social and Emotional Learning

    The Importance of Social and Emotional Learning

    Kamilah Drummond-Forrester, M.A., director of WCW action program Open Circle, explains that social and emotional learning is so vital to a school's curriculum because emotion drives attention, and in turn, drives all learning.

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  • Lunchtime Seminar Lineup

    Meet, Think, Learn With Us This Spring

    Spring 2018

    Our spring Lunchtime Seminar Series runs through May 10 and will feature thoughtful 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>>
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