Centers for Women and Politics

Bernard Center for Women, Politics & Public Policy The Bernard Center for Women, Politics & Public Policy is a research and educational institution whose mission is to fundamentally change the terms of the nation’s most critical domestic and foreign policy debates and challenge the American public, policymakers, and the media to discuss those issues.
Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University A unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, CAWP is a leading authority in its field and a respected bridge between the academic and political worlds.
Center for Women and Democracy at the University of Washington The Center for Women and Democracy at the University of Washington promotes women's full representation, participation and leadership while respecting the political, economic and social diversity in cultures worldwide.
Center for Women in Government & Civil Society at the State University of New York CWGCS seeks to deepen and broaden political access and economic opportunities for women by strengthening the capacity of government, nonprofit and business sectors to implement gender-responsive, inclusive and equitable policies, practices and services The Center for Women in Government & Civil Society is part of the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy.
Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at the University of Massachussets Boston The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy seeks to strengthen and expand women’s leadership in politics and policymaking by providing quality graduate education that brings together women from diverse backgrounds, and conducting research and convening conferences and other public events to advance public policies that make a difference in women's lives.
Center on Women and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota Since 1985, the Center on Women and Public Policy has used gender analysis to challenge fundamental assumptions about politics, law and economics on issues ranging from human rights to judicial selection and independence.
Center for Women's Leadership at Portland State University The mission of the Center for Women's Leadership is to increase women's leadership in public policy through targeted teaching and community service programs. The center works toward this goal by promoting scholarship that examines the presence and role of women in politics and public policy and by providing diverse and inclusive service programs which will develop the next generation of women leaders who will serve the city, state, region and nation.
Pennsylvania Center for Women, Politics and Public Policy at Chatham University The first to focus on women's political involvement in Pennsylvania, the Center for Women, Politics and Public Policy integrates disciplinary knowledge, civic education and capacity building while examining the intersection of women and public policy. The center conducts candidate and advocacy trainings, offers educational programs in applied politics, and provides timely analysis on women's issues through its Hillman Chair in Politics and Regional Women's Initiative. The center is also home to the university's membership in Project Pericles - a select group of liberal arts colleges and universities that have made institutional commitments to promoting participatory citizenship and social responsibility.
Sue Shear Institute for Women in Public Life at the University of Missouri-St. Louis The Institute for Women in Public Life was founded to assist women in developing the interest and skills necessary to succeed as full participants within government, serving in elected and appointed office as well as employed policy makers.
South Carolina Women in Leadership The mission of the South Carolina Women in Leadership (SC WIL) is to increase the number of women in leadership positions across South Carolina by connecting organizations and individuals through an information hub, networking opportunities, resource coordination—and to create new opportunities.
Women and Politics Institute at American University The mission of the Women and Politics Institute is to provide academic training to young women that encourages them to become involved in the political process and to facilitate research by faculty and students that enhances understanding of the challenges women face in the political arena.