Join our weekly dissertation group! This weekly group aims to support Emory women writing their dissertations.  For the first half hour, we will spend time setting weekly goals and discussing challenges and strategies, then participants are encouraged to work at the CWE, where we will utilize The Pomodoro Technique for time management.  Every Friday from 9am-1 pm. Center for Women Conference Room, Cox Hall, 3rd floor. Begins Friday, August 29th.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Center for Women at Emory and the Alumnae and Women of Emory needs your help with our Diaper Drive. Throughout the month of October we will be collecting items to fill the nursery at the International Women's House. Please bring disposable diapers, pull-ups, baby wipes, baby shampoo, baby conditioner, toilet paper, and baby lotion to our Nursing Nest. All goods will be delivered when we volunteer at the International Women's House during Emory Cares Day. For more information contact

The Mary Lynn Morgan Annual Lecture on Women and Health is an Emory tradition and this year our guest speaker is Dr. Nadine J. Kaslow. Dr. Kaslow is the 2014 President of the American Psychological Association, the Editor of the Journal of Family Psychology, and the Psychologist for the Atlanta Ballet Company. Her lecture, "Leadership Matters," will discuss the joys and challenges of being a leader. November 19th, at the Miller Ward Alumni House. Wine and Cheese will begin at 5:30pm, Lecture starts at 6pm with a reception to follow. We look forward to seeing you there! Please click here to RSVP.

Call for Unsung Heroine Awards Nominations! Deadline: December 5, 2014
Do you know a woman who has demonstrated extraordinary dedication to the issues that affect women at Emory or in the larger community, but whose efforts have not received accolades or formal recognition. Help us honor and celebrate a woman you know by writing a letter no longer than 3 double-spaced pages telling us how she has fulfilled one or more of the following criteria:

  • Done significant community service work in the promotion of safety, justice, and equity for girls and women.
  • Trailblazed in male-dominated environments.
  • Taken substantial risks to challenge sexism.
  • Served as role model or mentor for girls or women.

Please email your nomination letter to Use Subject line: Unsung Heroines Nomination/Category. The nomination categories are Undergraduate, Graduate, Faculty, Staff, Administrator, Alumni. 

A look back at the historical Whose Beloved Community? Black Civil and LGBT rights conference which took place on March 27th - March 29th 2014. The "Whose Beloved Community?" conference was a wonderful success. Click here to hear Dr. Dona Yarbrough, Director of the Center for Women and Co-Chair of the conference, and Charles Stephens, coordinator of the conference, discuss the conference.