Women and Gender equity means every one of ALL genders having access to the resources and support they need to achieve success. Access to menstrual products, lactation spaces, and gender affirming health care are all examples of what gender equity looks like at FAU. The Women and Gender Equity Resource Center helps connect students with the services they need in order to do their best! Click on the tabs below to learn more about what gender equity is and what the center provides to FAU students.
Florida Atlantic University and Owls Care Health Promotion in no way endorses the following resources. These lists are not intended to be comprehensive and will be periodically updated in order to best serve the FAU community.
The following is a list of websites—organized by field—to scholarships, grants, and fellowships dedicated to women students at varying levels of their education.
For more information, please visit Owls Central at https://fau.campuslabs.com/engage/
Full Calendar Events
Every Tuesday 1 - 2 p.m.
Women and Gender Equity Resource Center, Bldg. SS-8
|Period Party||Thursday, Jan. 24||6 p.m. - 8 p.m.||Residence Hall||Jupiter campus|
|Period Party||Wednesday, Jan. 30||11 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Diversity Way||Boca Raton campus|
|Trans Health Day||Wednesday, Feb. 6||11 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Diversity Way||Boca Raton campus|
|Herstory: Celebrate trans women throughout history!||Tuesday, March 12||11 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Diversity Way||Boca Raton campus|
|4th Annual Women's Leadership Institute||Friday, March 15||ALL Day||TBD||Boca Raton campus|
|Financial Health for Women||Thursday, March 28||11 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Diversity Way||Boca Raton campus|
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|Gender Leadership for Men||Wednesday, April 17||11 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Diversity Way||Boca Raton campus|
Upcoming EventsWomen’s Inspiration and Leadership League (WILL) works to empower women faculty and staff by providing opportunities to interact across the university hierarchy through professional and personal development programming.
To build a thriving community of professional women at FAU.
Every 2nd Thursday of the month we will hold Lunch and Learns from 12-1pm in Owls Care Health Promotion Classroom SS-222.
Meet new colleagues, hear from inspiring women in leadership roles and grow professionally! While our events are tailored towards women, they are open to all faculty and staff.
For more information, please contact Jill Rubin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Association of Women in Science (AWIS) is a national organization that champions the interests of women in science, technology engineering, and mathematics across all disciplines and employment sectors.
The mission and goals of the FAU AWIS Taskforce on Diversity are:
Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE) Florida Atlantic University's ADVANCE Institutional Transformation-Catalyst
(IT-Catalyst) program seeks to conduct self-assessment activities, such as basic data collection and analysis and the review of relevant policies and procedures, to provide the foundation necessary
to undertake institutional transformation.
The goal of the National Science foundation’s (NSF) ADVANCE program is to increase the representation and advancement of women and underrepresented minorities (URMs) in academic science and engineering careers, thereby developing a more diverse science and engineering workforce.
NSF ADVANCE is promoting a resource that is available to all graduate students and faculty through the Center for Faculty Diversity and Development. Members benefit from the online training programs and resources available that are aimed at improving work-life balance. FAU has an institutional membership for the next academic year; graduate students and faculty must register in order to access these benefits. Additionally for consistency please have the WILL tab read “Women’s Inspiration and Leadership League (WILL)” and the AWIS tab read “Association of Women in Science (AWIS)”.
At the Women and Gender Equity Resource Center, we strive to foster a campus culture of inclusion and equity. Our Women and Gender Equity Center Student Assistants help facilitate this by welcoming other students into the space, assisting them in locating the resources they need, and empowering students of all genders by enabling open conversations about gender inequality.