Gender and Work Life Issues

  • Presidential Commission for Gender and Work Life Issues

    The purpose of this commission is to address issues and challenges that pertain to gender and work life issues. The group’s charge is to recommend programs, strategies, initiatives, and resources to ensure appropriate gender and work life services/functions are being implemented throughout the campus community. 

  • Childcare Subsidy Lottery

    The ALP Childcare Subsidy Lottery Program was established to help KSU student parents offset a portion of childcare costs while attending college. The Childcare Subsidy Lottery is open to all currently enrolled Kennesaw State University students who are parents of a childcare aged individual. 

    Cole's Women's Leadership Center 

    Through research, education, and community engagement, the Women’s Leadership Center at the Coles College of Business works to advance women’s leadership roles in corporations, higher education, nonprofit organizations, and entrepreneurial ventures.

    Gender and Women's Studies

    Gender and Women's Studies is an interdisciplinary academic field with roots in the student, civil rights, and women's movements of the 1960s and 1970s. The program at KSU offers students the chance to explore the construction of gender in relation to race, class, sexuality, nation, and other social differences in a global context and to engage their communities through social justice projects. 

    Gender Neutral Restroom Map (Kennesaw Campus)

    An easy-to-use guide on where to find gender neutral restrooms on the KSU Kennesaw Campus

    Human Resources

    Human Resources provides a variety of information about work-life balance for employed faculty, staff, and students. 

    Lifelong Learning Center (LLC)

    The Lifelong Learning Center (LLC) serves as a resource center for adult learners, nontraditional, and commuter students. The LLC seeks to enhance the university experience by providing programs and services specifically designed for students returning to college or starting college later in life. 

    Women's Resource & Interpersonal Violence Prevention Center

    The mission of the Women’s Resource and Interpersonal Violence Prevention Center is to enhance academic performance and empower members of the KSU community to reach their full potential by striving to create an inclusive, supportive, and violence free campus environment. 

  • Adult Learners Student Organization (ALSO)

    The Adult Learners Student Organization, ALSO, is a student run organization committed to creating, establishing and expanding campus community relationships here at Kennesaw State University by providing opportunities that address the issues, needs and concerns of incoming adults, transfer, and non- traditional students. 

    American Association of University Women Kennesaw Branch (AAUW)

    For 130 years, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

    Anti-Assimilationist Non-Normative Students of KSU

    A/N* works for inclusion of gender non-conforming people and people of non-Abrahamic spirituality. 

    Gender and Women's Studies Student Association

    The Gender & Women’s Studies Student Association (GWSSA) is an academic-activist based student organization founded on the premise that gender, which continuously takes on different forms within time and place, centrally shapes the everyday lives and experiences of all people. The GWSSA offers a safe space for all identities and a place where everyone may develop their own understanding of gender and sexuality while also increasing social awareness among the Kennesaw community.

    Kennesaw Women in Mathematics (KWIM)

    KWIM was created by the students and faculty of the Department of Mathematics at KSU to promote and support women in science and mathematics by creating a social and professional network of students and mentors to share information about existing opportunities and provide support and advice in professional growth. 

    Ladies of Distinction (LOD)

    The purpose of Ladies of Distinction is to serve as a support group for women at Kennesaw State University. As an organization, Ladies of Distinction will seek to encourage, motivate, and influence women through membership and association. 

    Society of Women in Engineering

    For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. The organization is centered around a passion for their members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.

    Women in Technology (WIT)

    The purpose of WIT is to support and give direction to both men and women aiming to work in technology, science or mathematics fields or those who currently are working in these fields. 

    Women of Color Success Initiative

    The purpose of the WOCSI is to provide systematic, customized growth and personal development strategies to females of color to foster development into self-actualized women of with positive self-esteem and a high regard and commitment to cultivating the success of others.

    YESbody!

    A student body dedicated to educating the general public about issues concerning race, gender, sexuality, and all other aspects by which inequality can be created. YESbody! strives to educate the rest of the student body by inviting other student groups to participate in our events and asking them to submit event ideas, host events, and advertise events of interest to their group.

 

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