Women's Center


Empowering students, faculty, staff, and community through education, services, programs, and advocacy.


The Ohio University Women’s Center serves and responds to the needs of OU women students, faculty, and staff, as well as members of the community. Founded in 2007, the center is dedicated to creating an inclusive and welcoming campus climate for all members of the community through programs, resources, referrals, advocacy, and education. 


View the Women's Center 2013-2014 Annual Report


Upcoming Events:



Tuesday, October 21, 4-6pm

Personal Safety and Self-Defense Workshop with Cheryl Cesta



Wednesday, October 22nd, 4-6pm

International Women's Coffee Hour



Thursday, October 23rd, 12-2:30pm, Baker 230

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn
 Workshop with Michele T. Berger,
“Transform Your World: Exploring Career and Life Fulfilling Opportunities Using Your Women’s and Gender Studies Degree”
Baker 230, RSVP required: womenscenter@ohio.edu



Thursday, October 23rd, 7pm, Walter 135

Keeping it in the Family: 

African American Mother and Daughter Discussions of Health,
Young Womanhood and HIV Risk
Michele T. Berger, Ph.D.









31st Annual Leadership Awards Gala, April 2014

Women's Issues Leadership Award Recipient: Tiarra Comer



Women's Center Staff and Volunteers and MLK, Jr. Brunch 2014

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Women's Center Staff Bowling Trip 2013

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Come for a Visit

Please come see us for advice, advocacy, information about women’s issues, and resources for women and their supporters. We are here for the Ohio University and the Athens community. You can find us in the Baker University Center room 403 between 8am and 7pm on Monday through Thursday and 8am to 5pm on Friday.




Take Action

Are you interested in volunteering? Please fill out and bring to us the volunteering application. If you are unable to print it off yourself, the center has or can make you a copy.






Looking to explore gender and its intersection with race, ethnicity, nationality, class, disability, sexuality and other elements of diversity? If so then perhaps you might be interested in taking a look at the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies department at Ohio University. You can do so by visiting their website.