Speaking with the Washington Post, Professor Marissa Fond talks about the evolution of language alongside social change, as major legislation may soon give Czech women the right to use the masculine version of their surnames.
Georgetown hosts a broad range of programs that engage issues of gender in a global context.
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Established in 2011, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security is an institute for research, scholarship, and outreach at the School of Foreign Service that seeks to deepen and extend the university's engagement with the critical issues of our time involving women worldwide.
The Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute in the McDonough School of Business convenes faculty researchers, company executives, policymakers, and students to build a foundation of data-driven knowledge about the attitudes toward and the advancement of gender-intelligent leadership.
The Gender Justice Initiative is a cross-campus initiative that seeks to make Georgetown a dynamic hub of knowledge production, community engagement, and policy development on intersectional issues of gender, racial, and economic justice.