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Women’s History Month

USC Women’s History Month kickoff event speakers
Speakers in the kickoff event included (top row, left to right) USC Dornsife senior Christine Ha and Dean Emily Roxworthy of the USC School of Dramatic Arts; and (bottom row, left to right) Professor Donna Elliott of the Keck School of Medicine of USC; USC Annenberg student Taylor Contarino; and Skyler Pak, a USC Dornsife and USC Annenberg double major. (Video screenshots)

USC celebrates trailblazers at Women’s History Month kickoff

Monthlong observance begins with virtual event including President Carol L. Folt and some of the university’s own Trojan trailblazers.

Women's athletics and Title IX: Julie Rousseau
Julie Rousseau spreads the word about the Women of Troy, an affinity group within the athletic department devoted to promoting and developing USC’s renowned women’s athletics program. (Photo/Courtesy of Julie Rousseau)

The Women of Troy: How USC’s female student-athletes are using their voices and making history

As Women’s History Month wraps up and the 50th anniversary of Title IX approaches, USC Athletics’ Julie Rousseau discusses the role of women student-athletes in the fight for equality. 

Hanna Reisler, Leana Golubchik, UCLA’s Emily Carter and USC President Carol L. Folt
Professors Hanna Reisler and Leana Golubchik are seen with Emily Carter, UCLA executive vice chancellor and provost, and USC President Carol L. Folt (left to right) at the 2019 WiSE Presidential Distinguished Lecture. (Photo/Courtesy of WiSE)

For 20 years, WiSE has helped women find a place in science and engineering at USC

The Women in Science and Engineering program aims to expand opportunities for women in STEM, both within the university and beyond.