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. 

Apply to the Ohio University Women's Issues Leadership Award


View the Women's Center 2013-2014 Annual Report


Upcoming Events:



Check out the events coming up in Spring 2015!



Wednesday Feb 25, 6:00pm, Convocation Center

Celebrating Women: Leaders On & Off the Court


Thursday Feb 26, 12-1pm

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

Julia Miller, Senior Sociology and Psychology Major
"Women, Location and Moralization: Causes, Policy and Attitudes Surrounding Women Who Drop Out of High School"



Wednesday March 11 4-6pm

International Women's Coffee Hour



Thursday March 12, 12-1pm

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

Lorna Jean Edmonds, Ph.D.
"OHIO in the Universe: Today's Global Strategy."



Sunday March 15, 2-6pm

International Women's Day Celebration (Baker Ballroom)














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.