Our Alumni

Whether you choose a B.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies on its own or in combination with another program, the skills and knowledge you gain will be valuable in workplaces where there is a need for employees who are informed, open-minded, and responsive to issues of equality, difference, and diversity. 

social work student with clip board

Our graduates have gone on to work in or study:
  • teaching
  • early childhood education
  • social work
  • midwifery
  • politics
  • law
  • library science
  • management
  • information technology
  • computer science

You could also choose to pursue a graduate degree in Women’s and Gender Studies or a related discipline.
 
Graduates of the B.S.W. in Social Work and Women’s Studies program are well prepared to work with women, children, and men of all ages and cultures. With this degree you can pursue employment as a fully accredited social worker in a wide variety of government and non-profit organizations, including:

  • child and youth protection services
  • women’s shelters
  • sexual assault treatment centres
  • community development agencies
  • hospitals
  • correctional services
  • schools

Read what our graduates have to say:

 "Today, one year after graduation, I am working as a settlement caseworker at Adult Language and Learning in Chatham, assisting newcomers in achieving equal participation in Canadian society and trying to reduce the systemic barriers that prevent them from doing so. "

-- Anabella Hatami, B.S.W. Social Work & Women's Studies (2010)
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"My first Women's Studies course opened my eyes to what Women's Studies had to offer.  My life changed at that point."

-- Eava-Kay McKnight, B.A. Women's Studies (2007)
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"Understanding the value of women's contribution to literature and literacy through the Women's Studies program led to an interest in librarianship − a field that has become the focus of my professional life." 

-- Julie Ruel, BA – English Literature UWindsor (2004)
BA – Women’s Studies, UWindsor (2005)
MA – English Literature, University of Alberta (2006)
MLIS (Master’s of Library and Information Studies), University of Alberta (2010)
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To visit a Women's and Gender Studies classroom, please contact us at wgst@uwindsor.ca or call 519-253-3000 ext. 2315.