Archives of Women’s Political Communication
The Archives of Women’s Political Communication houses the discourse of hundreds of present and past women political leaders from throughout the world.
The Cardinal Women* program is a growth opportunity specifically for women* who are Iowa State University Faculty and Staff. Participants engage in discussions designed to foster leadership development, goal orientation and purpose in their personal and professional spheres.
Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success
The Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success develops academic and personal success, community, and leadership for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual, and allied students.
Department of Political Science
The Department of Politcial Science offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of areas in the political science field, as well as a joint J.D./M.A. degree with Drake University, an interdisciplinary degree in information assurance (MSIA) and a graduate Certificate of Public Management (CPM).
Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication
The Greenlee School is a top communication program, offering three majors – advertising, journalism and mass communication and public relations – and a graduate program.
ISU ADVANCE works to recruit, retain, and advance women and people of color in faculty positions. Their goal is to promote and sustain institutional change at all levels of the university resulting in the full participation of women and minority faculty.
Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity
The Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity is committed to the development of a campus community that promotes gender equity and social justice.
Plaza of Heroines
Located in front of Catt Hall, the Plaza of Heroines contains more than 3,800 bricks with the names of women who, as role models, made an impact on families, communities and society as mothers, teachers, wives, scientists, friends and activists.
Program for Women in Science and Engineering
The Program for Women in Science and Engineering works to enhance STEM experiences for women by advocating for diversity and inclusion through opportunities, resources, and support.
Student Organizations and Clubs
A number of student organizations support women and gender equity, as well as provide academic and leadership development opportunities in a variety of fields.
Thielen Student Health Center
Comprehensive women’s health services are available at Student Health.
University Committee for the Advancement of Women and Gender Equity
The University Committee for the Advancement of Women and Gender Equity works to promote a university climate that fosters the full participation of women faculty, staff and students. The committee concerns itself with policies and practices that may cause particular difficulties for women as employees and students.
Women’s and Gender Studies Program
The Women’s and Gender Studies program focuses on the study of issues and scholarship relevant to women and gender, challenges existing systems of knowledge, and forges new scholarship based on the centrality of gender as a category of analysis.
Womxn of Colour Network
The Womxn of Colour Network student organization was established in 2011 to support womxn students of colour at Iowa State. The Womxn of Colour Network Retreat is a signature program presented by the Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity and The Womxn of Colour Network.
The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, standing up for social justice, helping families and strengthening communities.