Women's Coalition

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This page is dedicated to student groups that are advised, funded, or affiliated with Mather Center. To get your group started or connected please contact womenscoalition@case.edu.

Mission Statement:

Our goal as the Women’s Coalition is to connect femme-identifying students with various women’s groups and resources on campus. We also aim to connect and support these women’s groups and expand their membership through event attendance and advertisement during Women’s History Month.

WISER (Women in Science and Engineering Roundtable)

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WISER (Women in Science and Engineering Roundtable) is open to all female CWRU students (undergraduate, graduate and professional) majoring or planning a career in science, technology, engineering, medicine or math.

Our mission is to promote the inclusion and success of all women pursuing a STEMM related career at Case Western Reserve University through leadership, mentorship, and outreach

New members, guests, and CWRU faculty and staff are always welcome to all WISER events. WISER sponsors a variety of programs and events, including peer and professional mentoring, monthly meetings, social outings, field trips, service projects, and opportunities for professional and educational enrichment.

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#MeToo CWRU is dedicated to reforming the rape culture in our community and promoting healthy relationships. #MeToo CWRU has three focuses. First, providing a foundation for survivors through a variety of implementations such as support groups and hotline(s). Second, hosting educational events pertaining to sexual assault/rape as well as the Title IX process. Third: Title IX. We will be working with the Title IX Office, Mather Women’s Center, and the Office of Equity for reform, and providing survivors with the opportunity to access legal help throughout the Title IX process.

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FEMAL hopes to facilitate important discussion through fun movies and literature regarding feminist theory, women's studies, sexual assault, imposter syndrome, economic and social disparities, and various topics that affect women's lives everyday. Providing an inclusive and safe space for any student to have a voice, ask questions, and learn more about feminism through the analysis of chosen literature or movies.

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PERIOD@CWRU is a passionate and dedicated student organization at CWRU that is committed to breaking down the barriers to menstrual equity. We strive to have inclusive conversations surrounding stigma, provide menstrual hygiene products to those in need, and advocate for policy changes so that every menstruator can have a safe and comfortable period. Join us on CampusGroups to get regular information about our Packing Parties and Educational Events!

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Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Generation Action @ CWRU (PPGen@CWRU) at Case Western Reserve University, exists to educate the community about reproductive health and rights, as well as what access to these services looks like. We serve as a support system, a resource, and a space for open-minded

individuals interested in bettering their community through education and grassroots organizing. PPGenCWRU advocates public policies that guarantee these rights and ensure access to such services; and supports access to

medically accurate educational programs that enhance understanding of human sexuality. PPGen@CWRU welcomes all undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, administrators, and staff of Case Western Reserve

University, Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA), and Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) but its events are to be aimed at undergraduate students at CWRU.

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The Sisterhood

The Sisterhood is an organization that strives to build community amongst and support networks for Black women on CWRU’s campus. We host a variety of events, but our flagship events for the fall semester include our Hair Care Workshop, which will be held on October 13th, and our Sister Sleepover, which will be held on December 8th. For full details and more events, follow us on Instagram @thesisterhood_cwru and add us on Campus Groups to receive our newsletter.

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SWE (Society of Women Engineers)

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a non-profit educational and service-oriented professional organization that promotes the development of women in STEM fields at the collegiate and professional levels. Visit www.swe.org for more information on the society as a whole. At CWRU SWE, we’re committed to implementing the ideals and goals of the society in our section. We strive to work with women in engineering at Case Western Reserve to develop well rounded individuals through technical and leadership growth.

These opportunities include:

  • Networking and Career Opportunities such as company information sessions, professional speakers, and networking events.
  • Engineering Outreach events including Girl Scout programs and RePlay for Kids.
  • Social Events for our members such as mixers with other on campus engineering organizations and team building activities.
  • Trips to the annual SWE National Conferences.

Through our events, we are able to provide our members with opportunities to apply their skills to industry, give back to the community, meet and bond with other engineers, and develop as students, leaders, and engineers.

FCC (Feminist Collective)

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The Feminist Collective at Case Western Reserve University will attempt to bring awareness to the many political, social, and economic issues women and other oppressed populations face in society today. While many believe that women's rights no longer need to be discussed, the truth is that many women and other groups still face subjugation, oppression, and discrimination. This not only affects women in society but cis-men, LGBTQ+ individuals, people of color, neuro-atypical, differently abled, and all others affected by oppressive sociocultural, political, and economic forces. By unmasking and bringing public awareness to the obstacles we face daily, we will fight to bring justice, equity, equality, and respect to all individuals on this campus.

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WE (Women in Economics)

Women in Economics (WE) is a CWRU student organization whose mission is to support gender-marginalized individuals and other marginalized groups in Economics. This is accomplished through building community networks, creating mentorship opportunities, hosting inspiring speakers, and empowering members to explore the brilliant array of possibilities in economics through collaborating with other organizations on campus, in Cleveland, and beyond!

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CMW (Association of Computing Machinery-Women’s Chapter)

The goal of this club is to help promote gender equity in the field of computer science, data science and other technical fields, and develop a community for women to be a part of. We aim to promote the success of women in the field of computer science and provide opportunities for professional development and collaboration.

The Women’s Network

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The Women’s Network is committed to changing the way women network. In creating a supportive, non-competitive community, we lift women up, creating a more proactive way of communicating and networking. Our goal is to prepare women to achieve professional success, while cultivating and celebrating their ambition.

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Sigma Lambda Gamma

Sigma Lambda Gamma (SLG) National Sorority, Inc., provides opportunities for lifelong empowerment to its members, thereby positively influencing the global community. We pride ourselves in promoting respect and upholding standards of excellence in morality, ethics, and education. By engaging in activities that focus on our founding principles, our members can develop and fine-tune their professional and leadership skills.

Learn More

For information about joining the Women's Coalition or learning more about their programs and events, contact them by email at womenscoalition@case.edu.