The mission of the Cornell Women's Resource Center (WRC) is to foster a more vibrant campus community by supporting the full and active participation of women-identified students in both their personal and educational pursuits at Cornell. The WRC champions endeavors that support women's education, empowerment, and advancement at Cornell and beyond.

The WRC strives to be a welcoming space for people of all genders and identities. We especially encourage women of color, Black feminists/womanists, queer and trans folks, and people with disabilities to drop by, attend our programming, apply for co-sponsorships, and speak with us about your concerns. 

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News & Announcements

Queer Month has begun!

Cornell's Queer Month runs April 10-May 5. Check out the Facebook page for a full calendar of events. 


As our programming for the year winds down along with the semester, we'd like to thank everyone who attended our events, participated in our two weekly discussion series, read our weekly newsletter, took any kind of action on behalf of marginalized communities this year, and/or became or deeped their commitment to being an ally at Cornell.  Thank you to the many organizations we partnered and collaborated with this year, to the students and colleagues at Cornell who supported our endeavors, and to the students on the WRC Executive Board-- words can't express what an honor and delight it has been to work with all of you this year!

Now everyone hang in there just a little bit longer-- you got this!  And we've got a great space to read, study, relax, take a break, and chat with a friend.  Please feel free to use the WRC throughout the end of the semester and finals period.  We'll keep the snacks stocked for you.


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Recurring Events During the Academic Year

Hump Day: A Sexual Communication Discussion Series, Wednesdays from 1:15-2:15 pm. Willard Straight Hall International Lounge

Join us for a weekly lunch discussion about sexual communication at Cornell and beyond, hosted by the Cornell Women’s Resource Center and Jessie Bonney-Burrill, Public Health Fellow from the Skorton Center for Health Initiatives. Come enjoy a guided discussion about a different aspect of sexual communication each week. Open to graduate, professional, and undergraduate students. A light lunch will be provided.

Stay tuned for future topic announcements!


Feminism: Food for Thought, Thursdays at 6:00 pm. Flora Rose House Common Room

Feminism: Food for Thought is a weekly dinner at Flora Rose House where we engage in informal, open conversation about a specific feminist issue.  Our final discussion of the year will be this Thursday, May 4th.  Thank you to all who have attended, co-sponsored, participated and facilitated this year!

We'd also like to alert you to some new guidelines we've established to best facilitate conversation with the large size of our dinners. If you'd like to obtain a free dining pass, please arrive before 6:15 pm. We will no longer hand out free tickets after 6:15 pm in order to avoid disruptions to the conversation. We'd also like to encourage participants with their own meal plan (particularly the West Campus unlimited meal plan) to swipe their cards rather than grab a ticket. The cost of each individual dinner comes out of the WRC's budget, so if you have a meal plan you can use, the savings will contribute towards the future of Feminism: Food for Thought.

If you have any questions about the new guidelines or about Feminism: Food for Thought in general, please feel free to reach out.


Generation Action (formerly Vox: Voices for Planned Parenthood), Mondays at 4:30 pm.
Generation Action works to promote safe sex, educate others, and fight for reproductive justice. Join the conversation every Monday at 4:30 pm in Rockefeller Hall room 132.


Meet the WRC Executive Board, 2016-17

Learn more about the individuals on the WRC Board who are working on behalf of women's and gender issues this year!  Check out their bios here.