Steph Trilling the director of the Women's Center surrounded by 4 students all holding Wake for Women T-shirts
Wake For Women brings together students, faculty, staff and their families to cheer on women athletes at Wake. Go Deacs!
3 Women's Center workers posing and smiling while tabling at an events fair
Go Deacs! The Women's Center cheered on the Women's Soccer team.
Diverse group of women taking a photo after a call to conversation program
Students participated in "Dinner Rolls not Gender Roles" Call to Conversation during Queer History Month
6 women from the women's center decorated in purple boas
WFU students, faculty and staff attended the Women's Fund Annual Luncheon, 2019

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Welcome to the Women’s Center! We strive to create an educational and professional environment that supports women and promotes gender equality. We provide many professional development and leadership opportunities for students, faculty, and staff. Feel free to drop in to Benson 314 to learn more. 


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“The Women's Center at WFU gathers women from every corner of campus for mutual support and critical engagement with women's issues. WFU is a more innovative institution and a stronger community thanks to the Women's Center.” Faculty: Dr. Katherine Shaner, Assistant Professor of New Testament, School of Divinity

Our #wcw today is someone who’s had a large impact on us at Wake Forest as well as worldwide! The brilliant Maya Angelou was an author, poet, civil rights activist, and so much more!! She truly impacted everyone around her so positively, and we remember her so fondly 🤩💘 what’s your favorite work by Maya Angelou? #feminism #blackhistorymonth #mayaangelou

Happy Monday!! Reminder to start off your week 🤗 #feminism

Today on #friyay we’re serving up some style inspo from the fashion queen herself @zendaya 🤩🤩 who’s your fashion icon??

Our #mood today because we miss being outdoors and around other people!! Tag a friend and let us know where you wish you were traveling today!

Daily reminder to take care of your mental health! We know it can be easy to get lost in social media, so check on your friends, family and yourself today!!! 🥰 #friyay

Tune in this Wednesday!! All you need is your electronic device and a maybe a mat 🥰 can’t wait to see all of you there!

Oldie but a goodie 🤩🤩 daily reminder to be kind to yourself!! #friyay

It's time to take control of your money and your life! Join the Women's Center for a weekly group to reflect on your relationship with money and learn how you can make more informed financial decisions- for now and in the future. This series is open to undergraduate and graduate students of all genders. Students who complete all 6 weeks will receive $100 to spend, save, or invest. SPACE IS LIMITED! To reserve your spot, register by February 12th. Register at link in bio.

Happy first week of classes and first day of Black History Month! Stay tuned this month to see all of the amazing programs and activities we have coming up 🤩🤩 #blackhistorymonth #feminisim #intersectionality

Happy #friYAY !! We’re so happy to be back on campus and kicking off the new year! Love yourself today 🥰

Today’s #wcw is Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in US history. We thank her for her powerful words! Let us all be brave enough to be that light.
#amandagorman #poetlaureate #inspiration

Today’s #wcw is our VP-elect Kamala Harris! Kamala is the first ever woman to hold the Vice President position in the United States. She was also recently just named by Forbes as the world’s 3rd most powerful woman! She serves as an example to women everywhere that anything is possible, and women deserve to be heard 🤍 #feminism #kamalaharris #vpelect

Wishing we were somewhere warm today 🤩 where would you travel to if COVID didn’t exist? #mondaymood

Although it may not be November anymore, we still have some amazing Native American women we’d like to share! Our #wcw is Julia Jones of the Chickasaw tribe. She’s known for her amazing performance in Twilight as well as Westworld. Julia is a huge advocate for more Native American representation in the media, and we cannot wait to see what she accomplishes in the future!! 🤩 #feminism #nativeamericanheritagemonth #juliajones

Friday mood 🤩 we hope you all have a great weekend and safe travels 🤍 #friyay #sleepy

Today’s #wcw is Deb Haaland from the Laguna Pueblo tribe! She is currently a US Representative from New Mexico, and she was one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress! Deb speaks out on environmental issues and on behalf of Native Americans all over the country. We can’t wait to see what she accomplishes for our country in the future! #girlpower #feminism #nativeamericanheritagemonth #lagunapueblo