Experiential Learning Opportunities
- The Albert Kennedy Trust (London, UK)
- Department of Family and Children’s Services (Atlanta, GA)
- The Family Crisis Center (Asheboro, NC)
- North Carolina Council for Women
- North Carolina Domestic Violence Commission
- Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro
Sarah-Jaana Nodell ’12 (WGSS minor) worked as an intern at the LGBT center of Manhattan in New York City. This is a picture taken at one of the gay pride parades she participated in while in the position.
Katy Andrews ’12, (WGSS minor) spent a summer photographing and interviewing women and children in the slums of Mumbai, India. Upon her return Katy held an exhibition of her photographs on campus to bring awareness to poverty around the world, especially in India.
Marissa Dungan ’12 (WGSS major) studied abroad in Ghana for a semester. Here she is with her host family. This experience gave her the opportunity to learn about gender differences in another culture.
Several WGSS majors and minors spent an afternoon learning from and working with some of the authors of a collective writing project known as “Undoing Borders.” The project centers around collecting writings and examples of organizing projects that come from the intersections of queer and immigrant experience.
Guilford’s WGSS students participated in a rally in support of the local Planned Parenthood.
Several majors and minors in the WGSS program participated in Guilford Annual Production of “The Vagina Monologues” and “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer.” Donations from the productions went to local organizations working to end domestic violence. Pictured is the cast of the Vagina Monologues.