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University of Minnesota
Office for Equity and Diversity

Women's Center


The Women’s Center advances equity for women students, staff, faculty, and alumnae across identities.

The Women’s Center increases connections for women’s success, cultivates socially responsible leaders, and advocates for organizational culture change toward excellence for all.

Learn more about us!


Did you get a hat yet?

Interested in a #UMNFeminist or #UMNFlawless hat? All proceeds from hat sales benefit the Dr. Nancy “Rusty” Barceló Scholarship!

Apply for the Women's Leadership Institute

Text of a quote that reads in all caps: "Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others."

WLI accelerates women leaders who make a difference in the world. Deadline extended until July 1. Learn more and apply here.

Portraits of Women

The AHA! Gallery this summer features Portraits of Women by Tricia Schweitzer. 



Photo of female basketball player holding a ball
Photo of female student
Photo of a female
Photo of a female student
Photo of female medical sciences student
Photo of female medical sciences professional