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The major in Women's Studies is designed to help you develop the skills you need to make a difference on gender issues as they intersect with other ideas about groups (race, social class, sexual orientation, for example). 

  • You'll serve your future patients, customers, or clients better.
  • You'll be a better advocate -- for yourself, your family, your friends, your co-workers.
  • You'll build stronger relationships.
  • You'll be able to work with people who aren't like you.
  • You'll be able to reshape a workplace culture so it benefits from a diverse labor force.
  • You'll know why the best leaders are collaborative.
  • You'll know how -- and why -- to organize.
  • You'll know what skills you have!  

Here's the checklist