Women*s Initiatives

 Shirts hanging from 2015 Clothesline Project
Several women engaged in protest holding signs that read, broadly, Rape is not a privilege, my status as a victim is so coveted taht I moved schools because I was taunted by my rapist and his friends. Survivors of sexual assault deserve love and honor.
 Students, facuty and staff celebrating global sisterhood

Women*s Initiatives is a unit within the Division of Student Life's Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion, focusing its efforts on:

  • supporting women's personal and professional development, leadership, and empowerment;
  • educating the campus about women's and gender issues; and
  • advocating for gender equity within the University and beyond.

Looking for information about a women's, gender, and sexuality-related academic major or minor?

Visit Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies in the College of Arts and Science. 

Request a Tour

We invite classes and groups to tour the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion so you can see for yourself what the Center has to offer and learn more about our resources, programs, and events.

To schedule a visit, call 513-529-6504 or email csdi@MiamiOH.edu to arrange a time between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Request a Presentation

If you’d like a staff member from Women*s Initiatives to visit your class or group, call 513-529-6504 or email csdi@MiamiOH.edu to schedule a time. Staff are available to visit classes and groups to share information about the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion’s resources, programs, and events. Topical presentations are also available.

Request an RA Bulletin Board

Women*s Initiatives interns create pre-made bulletin boards on a variety of women’s and gender-related topics each year. Topics have included women in politics, womanism, and ending the STI stigma.

To request a bulletin board, call the Center at 513-529-6504 or email csdi@MiamiOH.edu.

Get Involved

Take a WGS Class

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS) is is a dynamic, interdisciplinary program in the College of Arts and Science that investigates how our lives are affected by gender race, class, age, sexuality, religion, (dis)ability, gender identity, and nationality. Both a WGS major and minor are available to undergraduate students. The WGS program also offers two thematic sequences and a graduate concentration.

Create Your Own Experience

Are you looking for ways to get involved in social justice or community outreach activities related to women's and gender issues? Do you have a project that you'd like to develop and implement? Need some help talking through your ideas and identifying opportunities or resources?

Stop by the Women*s Center and speak with our staff.