Dr. Liz Ahl

When we speak of putting learners at the centers of our classrooms and enabling them to be active participants (rather than passive recipients) in their education, we owe a debt to Women’s Studies.
– Dr. Liz Ahl, from her 2005 Kalikow Award acceptance speech.

Online Resources

Feminist Majority Foundation
Sorts jobs based on many criteria (type, title, organization and region). Also provides a resumé feature and news of interest to feminists

Career Women
A women’s career site. Provides job listings and resumé posting facilities.

Feminist Campus Career Center
Provides job listings as well as listservs of interests to feminists.

Jumpstart Your Job Search/Career Resources for Women
Provides job listings and other information on resume writing and job hunting.

National Center for Women & Policing
Promotes women in the police workforce. Provides job listings.

AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program
This site recommended by Women’s Studies minor Val Marshall ’06, who participated in this program when she graduated from PSU.

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