Center for Gender Equity

The Center for Gender Equity (promotes dialogue, programming, service, research, education and advocacy to support gender equity at Pacific University and in its neighboring communities. The center offers the following.

  • Academics, including a minor in gender and sexuality studies
  • Programming, such as speakers, plays and workshops
  • Advocacy activities supporting marriage equality, HIV/AIDS prevention and research, and an end to sexual assault and domestic violence
  • Service, including camps and workshops for youth, minorities and women in the community

The Center for Gender Equity (CGE) is open to everyone on Pacific University’s campuses and in the community, regardless of gender. We seek opportunities to cooperate with any group, as long as that collaboration furthers the mission of CGE. Services and programming reach out to all genders.

Learn about our events

Scholarships Available: 

Senior capstone award

GSS scholarship 



Pacific University - Forest Grove, Oregon

The Center for Gender Equity’s GIRLS ENGINEERING CAMP will provide girls, ages 8 to 12, an opportunity to learn some basics of engineering. The girls will work with the staff of CGE and ChickTech, a Portland-based organization that offers hands-on workshops, mentoring and community encouragement to help young women build confidence and recognize and celebrate their individual potential. Participants will explore Soft Circuits and Robotics. Each day the girls will be involved in a variety of projects with take-home results.

Monday - Friday, June 20 - 24, 2016
Daily - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Marsh Hall Lobby, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon
Cost:  $120.00.  Lunch is included

To register:  Contact
Space is limited to 20 girls

Parents' Reception on Friday June 24 at 2:00 pm in Marsh Hall Lobby

The mission of the Center for Gender Equity of Pacific University is to support gender equity through dialogue, programming, service, research, education, and advocacy in order to facilitate collaborative, humane, and sustainable University, local and global communities.



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