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Mission

An interdisciplinary global center of excellence for Black women and gender issues, feminist activism, and transformational leadership through global engagement, research, service learning, and impactful partnerships. 

Vision

To be a Center of Excellence for Black women and Black feminist consciousness, activism, and global leadership. 

Core Values

To exercise Resilience, Integrity, Service and Excellence (R.I.S.E).

 

Our Impact

A decade after her infamous speech on misogyny, former Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, joined Dr. J. Jarpa Dawuni, Director of the Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership, in a fireside chat to discuss her latest book, “Not Now, Not Ever - 10 Years on from the Misogyny Speech.

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We welcomed Ghanaian social entrepreneur and feminist Yawa Hansen-Quao, for a conversation with students from Dr. Msia Clark's Black Women and Popular Culture class.

 

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The Center hosted the inaugural Global Leadership of Women Summit under the theme, Intersectionality: The Future of Black Women's Leadership. The fireside chat featured Her Excellency Monica Geingos, the First Lady of the Republic of Namibia, Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw, Distinguished Professor of Law at Columbia University, and moderated by Dean Danielle Holley, Howard Law School. 

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Center Spotlight

Mia Thornton - 1st place pitch competition winner at the 2021 Women of Color Incubator

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Sarai Arriola-Jacob - 2nd place pitch competition winner at the 2021 Women of Color Incubator

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Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership sponsors Black Feminist Book Club

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Honoring Our Women Veterans

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Chat and Chew with Karsh STEM Scholars

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Launch of the Howard University Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership

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