Center for Women and Gender Equity (CWGE)

  • Location: 214 Lawrence Center
  • Phone: 610-436-2122
  • Hours: Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm

In collaboration with West Chester University students, faculty and staff, the Center for Women and Gender Equity actively promotes and advocates for a campus community that values the safety, equality, and intellectual advancement of women and other historically marginalized groups.

Our mission is accomplished through:

  • Facilitating co-curricular initiatives that address a wide range of issues that affect the success and well-being of women
  • Offering opportunities to examine the ways in which gender-based oppression intersects with other forms of systemic oppression
  • Identifying and facilitating leadership opportunities that provide skills that enhance the personal and professional development of women
  • Coordinating campus wide violence prevention initiatives designed to engage all members of the University community
  • Engaging allies through programming focused on exploring concepts of healthy masculinity.
  • Building partners-in-movement through programming that supports and engages with other historically marginalized groups Providing referrals and support to campus and community partners on issues that disproportionately impact women
  • Advocating for systemic changes that support women and other historically marginalized groups