Women and Gender Studies​

Sylvia Arenas , Mayor Sam Liccardo, President Aytch, Chancellor Breland, and employees

On March 5, 2019 Councilmember Sylvia Arenas and Mayor Sam Liccardo, presented EVC Womyn’s Center and Women and Gender Studies Program the City of San Jose’s 2019 Women’s History Month Proclamation.In attendance was Chancellor Byron Breland, EVC President Keith Aytch, Charlie-Kahn-Lomax, Co-Chair of Women and Gender Studies Advisory Board, Maniphone Dickerson, Dean of Business and Workforce, and Marjorie Clark, Founder of the Women and Gender Studies Program and Womyn’s Center.

Women and Gender Studies​ Mission Statement

The Women and Gender Studies​​ Program at Evergreen Valley College is committed to preserving, expanding, and transmitting knowledge about women and gender.  The program offers an academic curriculum informed by feminist theories, while providing students an opportunity to:

    • Examine the role of gender in social institutions, in forming identity, and in developing knowledge
    • Study and appreciate the intellectual, artistic, material, and spiritual contributions of women globally and throughout history
    • Explore physical and mental health and wellness issues of particular importance to women

The Women and Gender Studies​ Program provides courses from a variety of disciplines leading to an Associate of Arts degree with a concentration in Women’s Studies.  The program promotes a learning model and a safe environment where students are encouraged to think critically, collaborate, and problem solve.  

Members are committed to social justice and equity, striving to provide a campus environment free of sexism, racism, damaging stereotypes, and other forms of discriminatory treatment.


Contact US

​​Marjorie Clark Coordinator
Email: Marjorie.Clark@EVC.Edu
Phone: 408-


Womyn’s Center
Acacia Building A8-232 

Mailing Address

EVC Women and Gender Studies​​ Program 
Evergreen Valley College
3095 Yerba Buena Road
San Jose, CA 95135

Attn: Marjorie Clark

Advisory Board

Marjorie Clark, Co-Chair

Charlie Kahn-Lomax,  Co-Chair

Shelley Blackman

Sravani Banerjee

Robin Hahn

David Hendricks

Milina Jovanovic

Rachel Lazo

Virginia Montelongo

Huma Saleem

Nasreen Rahim

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