Welcome to the website for the Yale Women’s Center! Here you can find the Center’s constitution, our board members’ contact information, materials related to the Amy Rossborough Fellowship, descriptions of our residence groups, answers to frequently asked questions, and upcoming events.

Updated information can always be found at our Facebook page.

If you cannot find what you need here, feel free to contact us at wcboard@panlists.yale.edu with any questions, concerns, comments, or suggestions that you might have. Alternatively, stop into the Center located at 198 Elm Street on Sunday-Thursday from 4-10 pm to meet our staffers, stock up on supplies, attend our events, or bring your thoughts to a live person. We’re always looking for more people to get involved and would love to hear your input.

Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Women’s Center Essay and Art Competition!

Announcing the winners of


A Yale Women’s Center essay and art competition


Essay Division:

1st Place: Jack Mejía Cuéllar for “The Latina Feminist Perspective”

2nd Place: Lydia Keating for “There’s a Lot to Learn from Armpits”

3rd Place: Olivia Klevorn for “The Dishonest Feminist”


Art Division:

People’s Choice Award: “We Can All Do It” by Houriyah Tegally and Julia Jenjezwa

1st Place: “White Woman Syndrome” by Joey Lew

Honorable Mentions: “Of Color” by Dianne Lake, untitled photo by Alexandra Schmeling, “Squirrel Lover” by Rachel Lipstein, “The Bride” by Emi Mahmoud


See all of the entries here: http://yalewomenscenter.tumblr.com/

Yale Women’s Center Essay and Art Competition

A Yale Women’s Center essay and art competition
The Yale Women’s Center is sponsoring an essay and art competition
addressing any of the following questions:
-“Where do you see or want to see feminism in your communities?”
-“Why do you identify as a feminist?”
-“How is feminism relevant to the lives of Yale students today?”

Submissions are due to wcboard@panlists.yale.edu by 11:59 pm
on Friday, February 21, 2014.
Essay 1st Place – $350
Essay 2nd Place – $100
Essay 3rd Place – $50
Art 1st Place – $250
Art People’s Choice – $250

Open to all undergraduates
Essays should be between 500 and 750 words. Art submissions may include
visual art, video, comics, and sculpture. If in doubt of your art project’s
eligibility, email wcboard@panlists.yale.edu. Art submissions will be
displayed on the Women’s Center Facebook page for voting. The “People’s
Choice” category will be determined by the post with the largest number of
“likes” at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. The Yale Women’s
Center reserves the right to publish all submissions online or in print and
display submissions in the Center.

Voting: FEMINISM TODAY Art Competition

FEMINISM TODAY A Yale Women’s Center Essay and Art Competition

Our 2013-2014 Staffers

A paid undergraduate staffer is always on hand during the Center’s open hours 4-10 pm Sunday-Thursday. They work on their own projects, maintain the center, assist the board members, and are always available to answer your questions and make you feel welcome.
Our staffers for the 2013-2014 academic year are:
  • Isabel Cruz
  • Ishrat Mannan
  • April Wen
  • Suzanna Fritzberg
  • Nathalie Levine
  • Edirin Okoloko
  • Katherine Garris
  • Laura Kellman
  • Nodumo Ncomanzi