Enews highlights some of the many ways scholars and staff at the Wellesley Centers for Women are shaping a better world through research and action. 
Standing Up for Women and Girls
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Studying the prosecution of gender-based violence. Convening gender-focused researchers and activists. Elevating women's perspectives on gender and race. These are just a few of the ways the scholars at the Wellesley Centers for Women are standing up for women and girls. Read our newest Research & Action Report to learn more about what we've been up to this year. 
Reflections on Charlottesville

We don't enter the world with hate. It is created and it must be uncreated, writes WCW's Layli Maparyan as she reflects on the weekend's events in Charlottesville. Drawing on her Baha'í Faith, she encourages us all to take action to eliminate racism.

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A world that is good for women is good for everyoneTM
Lunchtime seminar series scheduled for fall 2017
Meet, Think, Learn with WCW's Expert Scholars

Each academic semester, the Wellesley Centers for Women hosts its Lunchtime Seminar Series at Wellesley College -- a chance for friends of WCW to learn from our expert scholars as they share new research, discuss ongoing projects, or review other ways that their work is influencing the lives of women and girls, families and communities. Save the date for our lineup this fall!

For those who are unable to attend, many programs will be streamed live on Facebook and archived on our website

Oct 19. SeedKit: Bringing Science Education to Ghana 

with Wendy Wagner Robeson, Ed.D., Caleb Bercu '16, Isabella Narvaez '17, Mehak Sarang '18, Mebatsion Gebre '18


Oct 26. Our Plural Selves: No Cause for Feelings of Fraudulence 

with Peggy McIntosh, Ph.D.


Nov 09. Reading from a Novel: The Off Season 

with Amy Hoffman, M.F.A.


Nov 30. Life in the Trump Era: A Look at Gender, Culture, and Civic Engagement

with Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., Lisette DeSouza, Ph.D., Rebecca Leu '19, Katie Madsen '19

College campuses are the setting of a New York Times series by WCW_s Laura Pappano
Activism on College Campuses

Laura Pappano, writer-in-residence at WCW, penned four articles for an August 2017 New York Times series titled "Campus Disrupted." Pappano reported on the activism work that is currently underway at many American colleges and universities as well as the public outrage that professors across the country experience when their controversial statements go viral.

Layli Maparyan_ PhD - WCW Executive Director
Thank you for your interest in helping to shape a better world for women and girls, families and communities. To learn more about the Wellesley Centers for Women and how our research informs social change, visit our website

Katherine Stone Kaufmann '67 Executive Director
Wellesley Centers for Women
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