When perseverance is the only option: Mabel Watson Raimey
Raimey is believed to have been the first African-American woman to graduate from UW–Madison. And that is just the beginning of her story.
Badger Talks video: Working women and the pandemic
In this Badger Talks interview, engineering professor Pam Kreeger discusses why it’s important for women to be okay with saying no and why it’s so crucial to know your own needs and what it takes to stay healthy and balanced.
UW Health’s Med Flight operates with all-female helicopter crew
The team is grateful for the opportunity to fly together, and hopes their story can show young people that your gender doesn't have to define your career.
Dane County Health Council and partners announce Black Maternal and Child Health Alliance to lead local birth equity efforts
The group will be co-chaired by Tiffany Green, assistant professor in the departments of Population Health Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology.
UW’s Elizabeth McCoy was a pioneer of 20th century microbiology
As a woman in a field dominated by men, McCoy rarely received the accolades that her male colleagues did, but by all accounts, she felt welcome at the university and respected by her peers.
Student to student: Recognizing women in leadership at UW
With International Women’s Day coming March 8, now's the time to celebrate the women who have made an impact on our lives, as well as on our campus community.
UW-Madison celebrates International Women’s Day March 3
The event highlights and reflects on the work of those who have been engaged in improving conditions for women locally, nationally and internationally,
Girls and women not a “silver bullet” for ending poverty
Researcher Kathryn Moeller says such initiatives transfer the responsibility for change onto girls and women, and away from governments, corporations and global governance institutions whose actions have often led to the unequal distribution of resources, poor labor conditions and other structural inequities.
They look like surgeons: UW Health women surgeons spark meme
Take a magazine cover drawn by a French artist, add in the feminist spirit of Wisconsin surgeons, and you get a Twitter meme that travels the world.
UW Health Chief Diversity Officer Shiva Bidar to join Annual Women in Leadership Symposium panel on April 20
UW Health Chief Diversity Officer Shiva Bidar will bring her expertise and experience in forging a career path in the contemporary market to the 5th Annual DDEEA/National Diversity Council Women in Leadership Symposium on Thursday, April 20, at Grainger Hall.
Alumna Nancy Armstrong shares stories of American women’s movement
UW-Madison graduate Nancy Armstrong is senior producer of MAKERS, a multimedia platform that includes the first documentary of the modern American women’s movement and the largest collection of women’s stories ever assembled.