We are committed to the success of our students. We aim to educate and engage every student in leadership, activism, internships, professional development, and community service. We need your help! Here are some different areas where you can make a difference.
We Are Committed To:
Leadership - We believe we have a responsibility to train and prepare our students to become the future leaders of our community and world.
Your contribution supports: students attending conferences such as the National Young Women's Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. and the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference in Amherst, MA; training sessions and workshops to enhance leadership; speaker series on OU campus; Social Justice Awards.
- We aim to provide a platform for activism on behalf of social justice and gender equality. We believe students become better workers, citizens, and people through their participation and engagement in pressing local and global issues.
Your contribution supports: a local and a global Activist-in-Residence every year; social justice campaigns; Social Justice Awards.
Professional Development - We seek to promote women’s leadership across professions. We believe in connecting our students with professionals and providing multiple opportunities that enhance our students professional skills.
Your contribution supports: creating and sustaining student scholarships; mentorship between our students and professionals on campus and in the community; research assistantships.
Internships - We believe that learning is most successful when students are provided with opportunities to apply and implement what they have studied. We believe in combining academic work with practical community engagement.
Your contribution supports: the expansion of our internship program to include national and global internship opportunities; the possibility for students to accept unpaid internships.
Community Service - We believe in fostering a sense of service in our students, and in giving back and contributing to our community. We think that everyone gains from engagement and cooperation. We support building a broad network where people, agencies, and institutions with similar missions work together.
Your contribution supports: reproductive justice projects; programs for single mothers; "Red Dirt Women," an oral history project on the ERA campaign in Oklahoma; the development of service learning classes.