Quick Links

Women's and other Equity Groups (McGill)

Social Equity and Diversity Education Office

McGill’s Social Equity and Diversity Education Office works to create innovative and engaging ways of raising awareness and capturing the University’s interest in issues of social equity and diversity.

McGill Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

The IGSF came into being at the end of March 2009, as an academic unit in the Faculty of Arts. They aim to stimulate, support and disseminate research in gender, sexual diversity, and feminist studies.

Joint Board-Senate Committee on Equity

Joint Board-Senate Committee on Equity

McGill Women Associates

This is an organization of women associated with McGill. Membership is open to female professors, female support staff, female librarians, and also to the wives of all members of staff. The club has promoted the social life of McGill through tea parties and other events. This group runs the yearly Redpath Hall Book Fair, which raises money for student scholarships.

First Peoples' House

First Peoples' House

First Peoples' House welcomes all indigenous students including Métis, the Inuit, & Native (both "status" & "non-status"), Maori and Aborigines.

McGill Women's Alumnae Association

The MWAA was founded by McGill's first women graduates, the class of 1888. Initially a banding together of eight women for mutual support, the MWAA grew and flourished and continues to make contributions to the University and to the community at large.

McGill Women's Networking Group

The group provides an opportunity for the women of McGill to meet and enjoy social events and discussions about common concerns.

Office for Students with Disabilities


Faculty of Science Work Group
on Women Professors' Academic Careers
Interesting Links


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  • Do babies matter?
  • university reports and committees
  • new faculty and mentoring
  • relevant articles from the Chronicle of Higher Education
  • example policies for leave and workload relief
  • associations and councils
  • Canadiana
  • links to relevant Mcgill documents
  • computer science