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The Women's Resource Center strives to empower women through on-and-off campus resources, engaging programs, and offering a safe(r) and inclusive space for open discussion on gender equity. We are pursing a better future for the good of all.

About the Center

WRC Initiatives

Peer Learning Communities for New Colleagues

A new program for first- and second-year faculty and staff to build relationships, network and quickly integrate into the fabric of WVU so we all may perform at our best.

More about Peer Learning

WVU Faculty Childcare Emergency Relief Fund

Provides financial support to instructors for temporary childcare costs above and beyond regular care that result from COVID-related school and/or daycare closures.

More about Childcare Emergency Relief Fund

Freebie Products

From sexual health resources like condoms to menstrual products like pads, tampons and menstrual cups, the WRC offers free supplies to students, faculty and staff

Info about Freebie Products

Gender Equity

The WRC seeks to empower women and to encourage their active and equal participation in all levels of the WVU community and beyond. The WRC encourages the participation of all people and strives to be a safer and supportive environment.

Info about Gender Equity

Lactation Network

Accessible locations to express milk are located across Morgantown campuses. View the full list of locations and resources.

Info about Lactation Network

Gender Equity Spotlight

HSC Women in Science and Health (WISH) Committee

The Women In Science and Health Committee (WISH) of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center (HSC) of West Virginia University (WVU), strives to foster interprofessional development, personal development, networking opportunities, community outreach, and promotes the success of women with careers in science and health. Other priorities of the committee include successful recruitment and retention of women and promotion of gender equity at WVU HSC. Membership consists of broad representation from the HSC Schools (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health), Centers and Institutes of WVU. Past events have included women's health conference series and community health promotion events.

For more information about WISH or to contact us, please see our website:

2020-21 WISH professional development events:

Women of Color in Health Sciences Panel Saluting Women in the Military Three-part February Conference Series


The WRC is eager to help promote events focused on women’s issues and gender equity. When posting events on the WVU calendar, please tag the Women's Resource Center. Your event will then pop up on the WRC website.

No events available at this time.