CRWG promotes collaborative, multidisciplinary research related to women and gender, with an emphasis on work, health and culture. In addition to research conducted within the university community, the Center collaborates with a range of other Chicago organizations to assist them in developing their evaluation and research programs.

The Center’s mission is to produce improved understanding of the lives of women and the role of gender in society. Center staff members view research activities as collaborations in which all partners work towards the same goal.
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  • The 2023 Alice J. Dan Award Recipients Announced!
  • Pauline Maki, PhD, has been named Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs with the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Full story can be found here.
  • In response to the current COVID-19 public health crisis, CRWG has developed a COVID-19 Maternal and Child Health Resource Guide.
  • Dr. Stacie Geller is a Co-PI of a U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services HRSA grant awarded to UIC and IDPH for a $9.5M project to improve maternal health outcomes.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Stacie Geller on being selected as UIC’s College of Medicine’s 2019 Innovator of Today award.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Leslie Carnahan on her recent research faculty appointment at UIC’s School of Public Health. CRWG wishes her well in her new role!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Kristine Zimmermann on her recent research faculty appointment at UIC’s College of Medicine – Rockford and the School of Public Health. CRWG wishes her well and will miss her dedication and efforts as CRWG’s Assistant Director.
  • Congratulations to Caitlin Garland and Ashley Horne on their promotion to Senior Research Specialist working on the HRSA I PROMOTE Illinois project.
  • Congratulations to Alexia Ng, MPH candidate in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics/Global Health concentration and Graduate Assistant, CRWG, on her scholarship through the Paul Levy Memorial Student Support Fund for her professional development/travel.