5 Inclusive Organizations for Women at Rowan

Rowan women athletes on the field.

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are highlighting clubs and organizations on Rowan’s campus that bring women together and can help other women find a community to connect with!

A group photo of some of the members of Women in Business.
  1. Women in Business

According to the Women in Business WIB Proflink page, “Women in Business is a network of professionals committed to empowering, supporting, and guiding the men, and especially women, of Rowan University to achieve success in their future business endeavors.  With the understanding that women face unique challenges, we strive to inspire learning and communication. Our inclusive programs are dedicated to personal and professional growth through discussions, speakers, and conferences.”

Learn more and follow WIB:

https://www.instagram.com/rowanwib/

2. IEEE Women in Engineering

From their ProfLink page: “WIE focuses on technical engineering workshops to support hands-on skills. We hold several outreach events including the Young Innovators Fair- Greater Philadelphia Area and the WIE Teach Competition. WIE also holds the Wearable Electronics Competition and the Clubs Versus Professors Competition annually, in addition to outreach/service events, stress-relief events, and collaborations with other engineering clubs (vary from semester to semester).”

Learn More and Follow IEEE:

https://www.instagram.com/wie_rowan/?hl=en

https://www.facebook.com/WIERowan/

A photo from a BLM protest.

3. The Women of Color Alliance

According to a representative of WOCA, “WOCA is an organization that strives to create a safe place for minority women and to unite them under the common objective of changing the societal and systemic limitations placed upon them. Through self-empowerment and service, we focus on building women of diligence and tenacity.”

Follow and Learn More about WOCA:

https://www.instagram.com/rowan.woca/

A member of WINGS posing in front of their club board.

4. WINGS (Women Inspiring a New Generation of Scientists)

“WINGS supports and inspires future generations of female scientists. WINGS provides networking and professional development opportunities to STEM majors,” according to their ProfLink page.

Learn More and follow WINGS:

https://www.instagram.com/ruwings/?hl=en

A Zoom meeting with members from AWMA.

5. American Medical Women’s Association

“The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women’s health. The pre-health chapter at Rowan University works to aid its members with career development, networking, mentoring, volunteering opportunities, and education on how to reach their aspirations in the medical field. Our club supports those that wish to pursue any healthcare field, while also providing a welcoming environment and group of friends to rely on. We enjoy spending time together and creating new friendships, helping out the community, and learning more about careers in healthcare.” – Tessa Murphy, president of AMWA at Rowan

Follow and Learn More about AMWA:

https://www.instagram.com/amwarowan/

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Story by:
Bianca Torres, senior music industry major

Photo of AMWA provided by:
Tessa Murphy

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