Abigail Burgesson, Dorcas Coker-Appiah, Clementina Furtado, Tracy Gladstone, Layli Maparyan, and logo from WCW UN event


WCW hosted a parallel event during the 62nd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

Jennifer Baumgardner


Feminist writer and activist Jennifer Baumgardner has been named editor in chief of Women’s Review of Books.

A diverse, happy group of kids stand around a piano singing


From afterschool programs to conversations about sex, research from WCW recognizes the profound ways adults can ensure healthy adolescent development.

diverse professional women working


Economist Sari Kerr, Ph.D., co-authored papers immigrant entrepreneurs, start ups, networking, and collaborative patents to better understand today’s workforce.

Elementary classroom teacher and students seated in a circle


Scholars at WCW spoke at conferences and workshops on early child care and social and emotional learning, two crucial education areas.

Sad teen girl sitting on the ground with head in hands


To help prevent depression before it starts, Tracy Gladstone and her colleagues developed a web-based program for at-risk teens.

Empty Courtroom


Drs. Linda Williams and Nan Stein share findings on the prosecution of sexual violence and sexual harassment in schools, respectively.

Business woman looks at cellphone while holding baby


WCW scholars research and discuss issues around society and leadership, like supports for working women, social justice, and womanism.

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