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Women's Foundation of Colorado

Since 1987, The Women's Foundation of Colorado (WFCO) has been a leader in conducting research, bringing together resources, impacting policy and investing in like-minded community partners who impact their ability to dramatically change the lives of women and girls in our state. Extensive, strategic research guides WFCO's work and is combined with dedication to education, advocacy and collaboration as they set the agenda and lead systemic change in Colorado.

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Higher Education Resource Services

Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) is dedicated to creating and sustaining a community of women leaders through leadership development programs and other strategies, with a special focus on gender equity within the broader commitment to achieving equality and excellence in higher education.  

For over 40 years, HERS has provided a curriculum of leadership development to advance women to senior leadership positions throughout the ranks of faculty and staff. Since 1976, more than 5,000 women faculty and staff members—from 1,200 campuses in the United States and abroad—have participated in intensive residential leadership and management development at one of three HERS Institutes: HERS Wellesley Institute, HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute and HERS Denver Summer Institute.

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Gender and Women’s Studies Program at DU

DU’s Gender and Women's Studies (GWST) program offers a cross-disciplinary undergraduate major and minor with courses taught throughout the University by a diverse group of faculty. Reflecting the vitality of recent feminist, ethnic and queer scholarship, GWST courses examine the roles of gender, race and sexuality in the lives of all people.

The mission of the GWST program is to explore gender as a primary category of analysis for the understanding of individuals and human societies in historical and cultural contexts.

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