Events & Announcements


Spring 2017 Events:


  • May 30 - Fractured Communities and Unconventional Energy Development in the Trump Era

    A presentation by Tony Ladd, Professor of Sociology, Loyola University

    TUESDAY, MAY 30, 12:00 p.m.


     With the advent of a new Administration, what does the future hold for communities, energy development, and environmental justice? Professor Ladd will explore the implications of the recent election on energy and environmental agendas, identify key events, and offer insights into what these shifts could mean for the future.

     Anthony E. Ladd is editor and contributor to the forthcoming volume, Fractured Communities: Risks, Impacts, and Protest Against Hydraulic Fracking in U.S. Shale Regions ( Rutgers University Press, 2017).




  • April 25 - Co-hosting with Women in Science - Oregon State University and OSU Women in Marine Sciences:  Join us for this term's first Concsiousness-Raising Coffee Hour, led by Dr. Josie Simonis. We will be exploring visible and invisible identities in the workplace, essentially "who do you bring to work?" Hosted by Women in Marine Sciences, Women in Science and Women in Policy. Coffee will be provided!
    The event is free and open to the entire OSU community.


Winter 2017 Events:

  • March 9 - Co-hosting with Women in Science - Oregon State University and OSU Women in Marine Sciences Dr. Dwaine Plaza will lead our discussion on the international student experience at OSU, recognizing power and agency in a diverse environment, and being an ally for international students.
    FREE PIZZA at noon on March 9 in the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center!




  • February 2 - Co-hosting with Women in Science - Oregon State University and OSU Women in Marine Sciences: Jane Waite will facilitate our conversation on Intersectional Feminism - discussing what it means to be allies to each other and to all intersecting and underrepresented identities in our community.
    10:00 am in the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws.



  • February 17 - Movie night at the 27th Annual Cascade Festival of African films on Friday, February 17 at 7 pm in the Hollywood Theatre, Portland.

    The movie shown that evening is Nawara (2015), directed by Egyptian film director, producer, and screenwriter Hala Khalil.




  • January 24 -  Great event for everyone interested in ocean and coastal policy!



We're also always open to ideas for new events, or cosponsoring events with other organizations. If you're interested in sharing an idea or inviting WiP to participate in something your organization is doing, please send us an email at


Past Events  

Spring 2016:

Winter 2016:

  • Thursday, January 7th - Social Hour at Bombs Away Cafe at 4:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 16th - Day at the Capitol in conjunction wtih Porland State University, Master of Public Policy Program in Salem, OR
  • Thursday, March 3rd - Social Hour at Bombs Away Cafe at 2:00pm


  • Wednesday, September 30th - Social with Women in Science at Downward Dog on Monroe at 5:30pm
  • Friday, October 23rd - Question & Answer Session with one of this years Alumni Fellow Award Recipiepts, Mary Yates. Session is in the Valley Library, Willamette East Room at 10:00am
  • Friday, November 6th - Social at McMenamin's on Monroe (2nd Floor) at 1pm
  • Tuesday, November 17th - OSU Women Leaders Panel, Kearney Room 112 at 6pm 
  • Tuesday December 1st - Documentary Screening of PBS "Women in Politics" with discussion to follow in the Valley Library, Willamette East Room at 4:00pm
  • Social Justice Conference: Gender and Violence (In Conjunction with the International Health Club, Transatlantic Student Symposium, School of Public Policy, and Ettihud
  • Panel with Women in Government Affairs Careers - Intel, Portland Small Business (In Conjunction with the School of Business)
  • Day At The Capitol
  • Local Networking/Professional Matching Event (In Conjunction with WNHS, and Linn-Benton Health Equity Alliance)
  • Vote OR Vote: Voter Registration Drive (In Conjunction with ASOSU)
  • Social with Women in Science
  • Intersections of Identiy Panel Discussion
  • Gender Pay Gap Presentation by Family Forward Oregon
  • Girl Rising, Film Screening (In Conjunction with the Women's Center
  • Day At The Capitol
  • Lobbying Workshop with Rep. Sara Gelser
  • School of Public Policy Faculty Social
  • Beatrice Morrow Cannady Film Screening
  • City Council Member Beatrice Morrow Mentorship Event
  • Social with Women in Science
  • Resume Building Workshop with Career Services
  • Day At The Capitol
  • Presentation by Hua Wang, UN Intern
  • Interviewing Workshop with Career Services
  • Community Organizations Panel Discussion
  • OSU Faculty Panel Discussion
  • Graduate Resource Fair Tabling
  • OSU Student Organization Panel Discussion
  • Mentoring Workshop with Dr. Jennifer Sykes
  • Mentorship Workshop with Bridget Burns, OSU Alum
  • Field Trip to the Governor's Mansion with First Lady Cylvia Hayes
  • Women Citizen Symposium with the OSU History Department and Women Citizen Project
  • VAW PAC Presentation with Brie Akins
  • Panel on Science & Policy Communications with Women In Science
  • Miss Representation Film Screening
  • Presentation and Dinner with Governor Barbara Roberts
  • Presentation by Rep. Sara Gelser
  • Presentation by Dr. Denise Lach with the School of Public Policy