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Maren Fagan/The Hoya | Students and departments alike, including the Women’s Center and GU Women of Color, hosted and collaborated to celebrate Women’s History Month, which featured guest lecturers, panel speakers and community bonding hours for the entirety of March.

Georgetown Celebrates Women’s History Month With Lectures, Panels

By Jasmine Zhang, Special to The Hoya March 15, 2024

Student organizations and academic departments at Georgetown University are hosting events to celebrate Women’s History Month, which began March 1. University organizations and student groups including...

Courtesy of Georgetown University Womens Center Instagram (@guwomenscenter) | Campus community members discussed the intersection of rage and gender in a Rage Dialogue hosted by the Georgetown University Womens Center and led by African American Studies Department chair LaMonda Horton-Stallings on March 12.

Discussion: Channeling Rage Through a Feminist Lens

By Caleigh Keating, Events Desk Editor March 15, 2024

Campus community members discussed the intersection of rage and gender, along with how to productively use rage in activism and daily life, in a “Rage Dialogue” event hosted by the Georgetown University...

GUWC and LGBTQ Resource Centers To Join Office of Equity and Inclusion as Director Retires

GUWC and LGBTQ Resource Centers To Join Office of Equity and Inclusion as Director Retires

By Baylee Jones and Claire Stowe December 4, 2020

Sivagami “Shiva” Subarraman, executive director of the Georgetown University Women’s Center and LGBTQ Resource Center, is retiring from both positions at the end of the year, initiating a restructuring...

Womens Center Hires 2nd Full-Time Staffer

Women’s Center Hires 2nd Full-Time Staffer

By Ella Hetfield January 17, 2020

Annie Selak was named the new associate director of the Georgetown University Women’s Center Jan. 8, marking the first time two full-time staff members have worked in the center since Oct. 2018.  In...

FILE PHOTO: JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA | One year after former director Laura Kovach left the Womens Center, the University has only just announced plans to interview candidates this November.

Student Workers Run the Women’s Center 1 Year After Director’s Departure

By Nate Kral October 4, 2019

On Oct. 5, it will have been exactly one year since the Georgetown University Women’s Center last had a program director. Laura Kovach, who led the Women’s Center from 2008 to 2019, was the first of...

JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA | Laura Kovach, former director of the Georgetown University Womens Center, left her position Oct. 5. Jeanne Lord, associate vice president and dean of students, will serve as interim director.

GU Women’s Center Continues Search for Permanent Director

By Max Levine January 18, 2019

The Georgetown University Women’s Center has yet to secure a permanent replacement for former Director Laura Kovach three months after she vacated her position Oct. 5. Kovach worked for the women’s...

EDITORIAL: Preserve Support for GU Women

By Editorial Board November 2, 2018

Amid bad-faith and ignorant attacks from an organization dead set on protecting male privilege, Georgetown University must continue to promote the achievement and success of women. Women face societal...

ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Health Education Services, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, and the Womens Center organized a month-long education campaign aimed at raising awareness about sexual violence.

SAPE Organizes 1st Monthlong Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign

By Olivia Eggers April 27, 2018

Throughout April, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, the Women’s Center and Health Education Services hosted events in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness month, the first time in university...

CLARA MEJíA ORTA/THE HOYA

Despite common student perceptions, there have been significant improvements in campus health and wellness. Collaborations between the Georgetown University Student Association, Health Education Services and the Student Health Center, among others, have led to increased awareness and engagement.

Campus Health: Where Are We Now?

By Eleanor Tolf February 3, 2017

When reflecting on student wellness on campus, it is easy to sensationalize and laser focus on extreme examples of poor health. With their risky behavior and lack of self-care, college students have...

Panelists Discuss Climate Change’s Impact on Women

By William Zhu April 5, 2016

Georgetown students and alumni discussed the relative success of the most recent climate talks in Paris and climate change’s negative impact on women in a forum hosted by the Women’s Center in McShain...

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In the past quarter-century, the Women’s Center has moved its home from a Leavey Center storage closet to the third floor of the building.

Women’s Center Marks 25 Years

By Emma Rizk October 30, 2015

A quarter-century ago, the university founded the Georgetown University Women’s Center in a converted Leavey Center storage closet with the goal of providing "a safe environment while respecting all...

Women’s History Month Celebrated in March

By Giovanna Azevedo March 27, 2015

When Georgetown closes out its celebration of Women’s History Month on Tuesday with an event featuring ballet prodigy Misty Copeland, hundreds of students will have attended its 15 events, which featured...

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