Signature Programs

Faculty Research Lunches 

Each month a faculty member or administrator presents their recent research in an informal talk. The Faculty Research Lunches, cosponsored by the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, provide an opportunity for the Dickinson community to engage in conversation, dialogue, and discussion about the research outside the classroom environment.

Latina Discussion Group

The WGRC hosts a monthly student-facilitated Latina discussion group at Landis House for conversation and community.



AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop

This 2-hour workshop provides information, skill-building, and practice so you can negotiate your highest possible salary and help close the wage gap. You can learn what the wage gap means, determine your target salary & benefits. and practice salary negotiation skill-building exercises. The workshop is hosted by the WGRC and cosponsored by the Career Center, the Office of Financial Aid, Student Life and Campus Engagement, and the Dickinson College AAUW chapter. Campus facilitators include Donna Bickford (WGRC) and Annie Kondas (Career Center).

Love Your Body Week (February)

The Women’s and Gender Resource Center, the Wellness Center, the Psychology Department, the Clarke Forum, the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department, the Popel Shaw Center for Race and Ethnicity, the Office of LGBTQ Services, the Psychology Club, and other departments and student organizations collaborate to bring interesting and relevant speakers to campus who generate robust discussions about body image and body talk. In addition to the keynote speaker, the Love Your Body Week Planning Committee organizes a variety of other events to encourage positive body talk and attitudes.



Gender Week/Women's History Month (March)

The Women's and Gender Resource Center commemorates Women's History Month with its annual Gender Week, which includes a range of programming designed to promote discussion of different aspects of gender.

Take Back The Night (April)

In partnership with the Office of Title IX and Sexual Respect and the Wellness Center, the WGRC hosts Take Back the Night and other related events during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.



Womxn's Retreat (Spring)

Each spring, the Women's and Gender Resource Center works with student facilitators to offer the Womxn's Retreat, open to all women-identified and gender fluid persons. Held at the College Farm, the retreat is an opportunity for students, staff, and faculty to engage in a range of activities and experiences designed to encourage self-awareness and reflection and to build community.