Women's Studies

  • ATGENDER ATGENDER, The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation, is a broad association for academics, practitioners, activists and institutions in the field of women’s and gender studies, feminist research, women’s rights, gender equality and diversity. ATGENDER strives to advance Women's and Gender Studies, to provide education about the field, to foster exchange and cooperation between the academic community and women's organizations, and to support students and young researchers with an interest in the field.
  • Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (FWSA) The FWSA is a UK-based network promoting feminist research and teaching, and women’s studies nationally and internationally. Through its elected executive committee, the FWSA is involved in developing policy on issues of central importance to feminist scholars in further and higher education, supporting postgraduate events and enabling feminist research. Committed to raising awareness of women’s studies, feminist research and women-related issues in secondary and tertiary education, the FWSA liaises regularly with other gender-related research and community networks as well as with policy groups.
  • Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) MIGS is a non-profit organization which promotes and contributes to projects of social, political, and economic themes relating to gender with an emphasis on the Mediterranean region. The Institute recognizes the multilayered levels of discrimination against women and accepts that this discrimination takes different forms. It is committed to the elimination of this discrimination using a combination of research, advocacy and lobbying, as well as trainings, conferences, and other activities.
  • National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) Established in 1977, NWSA is a professional organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the production and dissemination of knowledge about women and gender through teaching, learning, research and service in academic and other settings. Members have access to the NWSA directory, received reduce registration fees for the annual conference, and are eligible to apply for NSWA awards, prizes, and scholarships.
  • The Association for Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS) AMEWS is an organization of scholars and individuals with an interest in women and gender studies in the context of the Middle East/North Africa and beyond, including transnational and diasporic communities in Europe as well as North and South America. AMEWS is affiliated with the Middle East Studies Association of North America, Inc. and works with academic networks around the world. Membership in AMEWS is open to anyone with an interest in Middle East/Muslim women and gender studies.
  • The National Council for Research on Women (NCRW) The NCRW is a network of leading U.S. research, advocacy, and policy centers committed to improving the lives of women and girls. They provide news, information and strategies needed to ensure fully informed debates, effective policies and inclusive practices. In partnership with business, academic, non-profit and philanthropic organizations, the council advances collaborative and transformative change, both nationally and globally.
  • Women in Higher Education (WIHE) Women in Higher Education is a monthly practitioner’s newsletter. Its goals are to enlighten, encourage, empower and enrage women on campus. WIHE seeks to increase the number of women in campus leadership jobs and provide a continuing source of education and passion on relevant gendered issues to leaders, including males.

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Women's Studies (Posted 01/13/18)
Maricopa Community Colleges
Tempe, AZ

Sociology (Posted 01/11/18)
University of Bristol
Bristol, United Kingdom

Women's Studies (Posted 01/11/18)
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA

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