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Friends of the Center

It has been over 40 years since Title IX changed the face of higher education and gave women new opportunities. However, the need for a Center to address the particular issues facing women and gender equity persists. The Center’s staff and Advisory Board meet regularly to examine current needs, issues and concerns and focus programming accordingly. It is critical to recognize the achievements of those who challenge gender barriers to achieve success, host programs to address violence prevention, and to provide special programming that encourages women to realize their potential in the classroom and workplace. In order to carry on these important programs, the Center relies on the support of the Friends of the Center. The Center's Friends support our mission through contributions of time, talent, and generosity. 

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Plans for the Future

There are still barriers and hurdles for women to overcome, the Center aims to confront these challenges. Private support assists the Center in administering and maintaining important projects such as the KU Women’s Hall of Fame, KU Women of Distinction Calendar, and the annual Women’s Recognition Program. We aspire to enhance the Center in scope and reach. Private support enables the Center to achieve this aspiration by utilizing KU undergraduate and graduate students as researchers, web designers, and program assistants.

Becoming a Friend of the Center

Assisting the Center in its mission to enhance the college experience for KU women and combat gender inequity is easy. You can securely donate to any of the Center's initiatives online by clicking the button below, or you can contact the Center directly. If you would like to become more involved in the Center's activities and programs by volunteering please contact the Center director, Kathy Rose-Mockry, either by email at krosemockry@ku.edu or by phone at 785-864-3552.

Friend of the Center Benefits

As a Friend of the Center you will receive our e-newsletter, be notified in advance of upcoming programs, and invited to dine with the many honored guests that the Center hosts throughout the year. Your support will assist the Center in continuing recognition programs such as the KU Women’s Hall of Fame, Women of Distinction Calendar, Men of Merit, and the Annual Women’s Recognition Program as well as many of our other services and programs.

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