Educate Advocate Empower

The Women's Center is open to all students, faculty, and staff who want to think about the ways in which gender intersects and impacts our lives.

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Latest News and Events


New Director for the Women's Center

Lisa Borello Ph.D, brings more than 15 years experience in higher education administration and a passion for ensuring gender equity.


Sisterhood of the Traveling Scarf

This March, scarves connected about 100 University of Dayton women students, faculty, and staff across campus. Each woman spent a day with the scarf before meeting another woman and sharing the scarf with her. After this exchange, each woman reflected on her experience. This is the seventh post in a series.


Alumna finds passion working with those affected by eating disorders

Ashley Solomon '05 combines her passion for gender issues and psychology helping those affected by eating disorders.

Lactation Rooms on Campus

As part of our mission, the Women's Center strives to make UD as inclusive and supportive as possible for all faculty, staff, and students who are parents. This includes policy recommendations, evaluation of services, and providing other resources like lactation rooms on campus. Lactation rooms are comfortable, secure rooms designated for mothers to breastfeed or privately express breast milk.

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Understand the Theory Behind Our Work

The Women's Center is a close partner of the Women's & Gender Studies Program at UD. Women's & Gender Studies focuses on the experiences and perspectives of women and considers how gender intersects with other factors and oppressions, such as race and class, to shape all of our lives.

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Women's Center

Alumni Hall 2nd Floor 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0322