HoyasForShe student fellows work five to seven hours per week in support of university offices and programs that embody Georgetown's commitment to the principle of gender equality.
HeForShe at Georgetown
The Office of the Vice President for Global Engagement invites proposals for grants to fund student activities in support of the HoyasForShe movement, such as on-campus events, trainings, workshops, and other programming that advances the mission of gender equality and U.N. Women's HeForShe campaign. Grants are up to $1,000.
Hoyasforshe fellow Mariah Uustal discusses a panel she attended called “Only in America: Examining the Everyday Toll of Gun Violence.” She also offers her own insights.
Amber Broder (SFS'22) discusses her work with the Georgetown Women's Alliance as part of the HoyasForShe student fellowship.
HoyasForShe fellow Lily Westover (C'22) discusses her work with the Women's and Gender Studies Department to improve gender equity on campus.
HoyasForShe Fellow Grace Shevchenko (SFS'22) reflects on her advocacy work against gender-based violence.
Cherrish Wilson reflects on engaging graduate students at the School of Continuing Studies during her HoyasForShe Fellowship at the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action
These undergraduate and graduate students work throughout the year with university offices and programs that embody Georgetown's commitment to the principle of gender equality.
Katie O'Hara (G'19) reflects on her time as a HoyasForShe Fellow and compares her coeducational graduate experience at Georgetown to her women's undergraduate experience at Smith College.
Georgetown Students Advocate for Inclusion of Women in International Peace Processes on Capitol Hill
Students met with staffers from both parties about the Women, Peace, and Security Act, which promotes the inclusion of women at every stage of international conflict management.
On March 7, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) held a conversation with Jody Olsen, director of the Peace Corps, as a part of their Smart Women, Smart Power initiative.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and McDonough School of Business will launch research on women's economic empowerment in post-conflict states.
Georgetown University's OWN IT Summit, an annual event that unites students with women leaders, will take place in March 2019.
Join women from across the Georgetown community for the second annual Women's Forum, featuring interactive workshops, keynote speakers, and discussions on intersectional issues.
As we celebrate Women's History Month, the Georgetown University Archives is looking back on the decision to admit women to the College of Arts and Sciences in 1969.
Current and former diplomats, including 12 Georgetown alumnae, shared perspectives on women’s roles in shaping communities around the globe ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.
Georgetown professors discussed the role of women in defense, diplomacy, and development during an event moderated by GIWPS HoyasForShe fellow Rebecca Hinkhouse (SFS'19).
HoyasForShe fellow Rebecca Hinkhouse describes her project to mobilize students to hold representatives on the Hill and government agencies accountable for implementing the Women, Peace, and Security Act.
An app created by Georgetown students to connect women in university computer science programs took first prize in the gender equality track at this year’s 2019 Hoya Hacks competition.
HoyasForShe Fellow Maya Stevenson (C'20) outlines her experience as a student of color in a listening session to discuss the new Title IX regulations proposed by the U.S. Department of Education.
HoyasForShe Fellow Allie Frei (C'19) details her experience attending the Gender+ Justice Initiative's third annual colloquium, which convened gender justice research from across Georgetown's campuses.
Justin Sosne, former senior policy advisor for the Office of Global Women’s Issues at the U.S. Department of State, discusses the importance of integrating women into the workplace and how men and boys can help empower them.
HoyasForShe Fellow Katie O'Hara (G'19) discusses takeaways from an event “What Could I Do? Questions for Today from the Play Our Class,” sponsored by the Gender+ Justice Initiative and the Theater and Performance Studies Program.
Check out a list of classes for the spring 2019 semester taught by affiliates of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security or related to the field of gender and conflict.
HoyasForShe Fellow Cynthia Sun (SFS'20) reflects on the HeForShe #GetFreeTour, during which representatives from U.N. Women engaged Georgetown students on campus to learn more about the global efforts for gender equality.
President DeGioia joined heads of state, CEOs, and other university presidents from around the world in exploring emerging solutions in the fight for global gender equality at the U.N. HeForShe Summit.
The new task force will study and recommend ways to strengthen the university’s capacity to support and advance gender equity among its faculty and senior leadership.
Alumna Mary Kathryn Nagle (C‘05) returned to campus to discuss the debut of her new play, Sovereignty, and reflect on her divergent career path as both a lawyer and a playwright.
Gender equality was among the tracks available at Hoya Hacks, where students from universities across the region compete to come up with creative ways of using technology to address pressing global issues.
Pregnant women’s participation in clinical trials and intimate partner violence were only two of the subjects explored at the Gender+ Justice Initiative’s Second Annual Faculty Research Colloquium.
President John DeGioia was one of a group of 30 university presidents, heads of state and CEOs who officially unveiled a new gender parity report for the HeForShe campaign.
As a University IMPACT Champion, President DeGioia joins heads of state, corporate leaders, and other university presidents worldwide in pledging to lead in the fight for gender equality.
Check out past events related to the HeForShe movement at Georgetown and gender equality on campus and around the world.
Join the billions who believe that everyone is born free and equal and commit to take action against gender bias, discrimination, and violence.