The UNH President's Commission on the Status of Women was established Feb. 15, 1972, to explore conditions and attitudes within the university relating to the mobility and functional equality of women, and to encourage movement toward the goal of full participation of women.

Forty years later, the UNH President's Commission on the Status of Women continues in its mission to create equal educational and employment opportunities for all UNH women by promoting an environment free of sexism and discrimination, through policy, advocacy and education.

Want to know more about today's Women's Commission? Read the Annual Report

UNH Women Making Strides

Prevention Innovations

View the University of New Hampshire's Prevention Innovations Research Center video for the 2015 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award.  Learn more about Prevention Innovations Research Center.  (Video provided by Prevention Innovations)

Learn more about other projects/research UNH women are involved with (click here)


The Wildcat Working Parents Network

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This group is for working parents within the UNH community to foster connections, share advice, and provide resources for busy working families.  There is also a social media version on the network which provides a digital forum.  The launch of the network is an initiative supported by the UNH ADVANCE program's Career Life Balance Committee.  There are no membership fees to join.  Click here to find out more information on Big Tent 

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2017 SHARPP Clothesline Project
Tues, April 25, 11:30-2:30pm
Thompson Hall front lawn

The Clothesline Project is a national awareness initiative that was started by a group of women in the 1990's who wanted to give survivors a voice about their abuse.  Display and t-shirt making event.  All are encouraged to participate.  Click here for more information

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