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 female 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.


News & Announcements

Join Vox: Voices for Planned Parenthood and the Women's Resource Center this week for an awareness raising campaign on reproductive justice.

We're focusing on the manifold barriers that preclude millions of people from accessing reproductive healthcare across our country and we're highlighting what we can do, as students, to address and challenge these obstacles.

Here is our calendar of events:
Tuesday (today!):
 Photo campaign (highlighting state by state legislative restrictions on access to reproductive healthcare) on Ho Plaza from 12-3pm
 Joint meeting with the Cornell Democrats focusing on local issues related to reproductive justice. 5:30 PM, McGraw Hall 165.
Voter registration in RPCC 5-8PM (with pamphlets outlining candidates' actions + promises regarding reproductive
Voter registration on Ho Plaza 11-2PM.

We hope to see you this week! And, if you have any questions, please let me know. Our facebook event is here; it'd
 be great if you could share it with your friends!

Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil

Wednesday, November 18th
Anabel Taylor Hall - Chapel
7 P.M.
This event is intended to honor and remember those who have been killed because of anti-transgender bigotry, hatred, and violence.

We will be remembering those who have been killed in 2015 because of their perceived gender identity and/or expression.
Join us for this moving ceremony, followed by a small reception.
Contact with any questions.
* Please note that we do not want childcare to prevent anyone from participating in this event. Therefore, if you have children and wish to do so, we welcome you to bring your children with you to this family friendly event.
If you need accommodations to participate in this event, please contact the LGBT Resource Center at (607) 255-4406 or as soon as possible.
Co-sponsored by the LGBT Resource Center, Women’s Resource Center, Haven: The LGBTQ+ Student Union & Out for Health Program: A Project of Planned Parenthood

Join the WRC for our next G-body meeting, Tuesday, Dec 1, 5:00-6:00pm

We will be working within our G-body committees to plan a variety of programs for the spring semester.  If you are not already part of a committee, email Keelin or Taylor to sign up!

Our active committee topic areas include:  Health & Sexuality, Violence Awareness & Prevention, Professional Development, and Intersectional & International Awareness.  We welcome new folks to join us!


Meet the WRC Executive Board

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.

Recurring Events During the Academic Year

Feminism: Food for Thought
Informal discussions about women's issues held over dinner at Flora Rose House, Thursdays at 6:00 pm during the academic year. We will start these weekly discussions on Thursday, September 10.  All are welcome to join the conversation! Meal swipes are available if you do not have a meal plan.  The conversation on Thursday, November 19 will be led by Women in Public Policy.

Vox: Voices for Planned Parenthood
Vox works to promote safe sex, educate others, and defend reproductive choice. Join the conversation every Monday at 4:30 pm in Uris Hall G88.  

Women’s Resource Center

209 Willard Straight Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-0015
(607) 255-7366
Mon - Fri: 9:00 am-5:00 pm