Women and Gender Studies


Womyn's Gender Equity Center

The Women and Gender Studies​ program is an intensive, dynamic teaching and learning program that centers on a interdisciplinary, intersectional, transnational and social justice approach to the study of women, gender and sexuality.  

Our General Studies with Emphasis in Women and Gender Studies Associate of Arts degree, and educational workshops sponsored by our Womyn's Gender Equity Center and  Womyn For Womyn Mentoring program encourages students to think critically, and engage in social change work to ensure a just, inclusive and sustainable world.


EVC W&GS awarded City of San Jose 2019 Women’s History Month ProclamationSylvia Arenas , Mayor Sam Liccardo, President Aytch, Chancellor Breland, and employees

Advisory Board & Student Advisory Council

Sravani Banerjee, English Faculty

Marjorie Clark, W&GS Coordinator

Robin Hahn, English Faculty 

David Hendricks, History Faculty

Elba Padilla-Izquiero, W&GS Program Specialist

Milina Jovanovic, W&GS Faculty

Charlie Kahn-Lomax, EOP&S Counselor Coordinator

Rachel Lazo, Art Faculty

Shaneel Pratap, Social Science Faculty

Nasreen Rahim, Instructional Technology Faculty

John Ruys,  Psychology Faculty

Huma Saleem, English Faculty 

Student Advisory Council

Van Anh Phan, Alumna 2019
Charina Tengson, Alumna 2019
Tiamatha Thomas, Alumna 2019

​Contact US

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have moved our operations to a virtual/remote format until further notice. 

Marjorie Clark

W&GS Coordinator
Google Voice: 382-2360

Elba Padilla Izquierdo

Program Specialist
Google Voice 408-780-1022


Womyn's Gender Equity Center

Acacia Building A8-232

Phone: 408-270-6454

Virtual  HOURS

Monday - Friday

9:00am - 4:00pm

Make Appointment Click Here or call 408-780-1022


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AAUW_San Jose Scholarship Deadline April 30, 2020 

AAUW Fellowships & Grants

EVC Women's Studies Department  Deadline April 26, 2020 

AAUW Free Membership

AAUW has been empowering women since 1881.

Free E-Student Affiliates Membership to all EVC students. 

Benefits For Students

AAUW Scholarships

Grants & Fellowships

$tart $mart Workshop

Leadership Training

National Conference Attendance

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