women

Female student leaders lacking

In 1884, Queen’s became the first university west of the Maritimes — and ahead of much of the world — to have female graduates.Continue...

Men make mark with centre

An organization called the Canadian Association for Equality has raised enough money to fund the first Canadian Centre for Men and Families in Toronto. The organization hopes to be up and running in the coming months to provide help, services and referrals to men in need.Continue...

Riding a growing wave

147 years ago, Queen’s admitted its first female student — 35 years after it opened its doors to
male students.Continue...

Other women’s successes aren’t your failures

I firmly believe female friendships are one of the greatest gifts the world can offer.Continue...

Finding inspiration outside of normal confines

Despite living in a world where men dominate politics, engineering and other powerful societal roles, my own personal world growing up taught me to not think for a second that there was anything a woman couldn’t do.Continue...

Your 20s don’t need to be spent worrying about having children

Even though I’m only 21 years old, I’ve already been told several times that my biological clock is ticking.Continue...

Queen’s medical school’s prejudicial past

Although Queen’s was one of the first schools in Canada to accept women into their medical school, they were also the first to systemically expel them.

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Taking my seat: 2018 is the year of woman

Let’s claim it now – 2018 is the year of the woman.Continue...

Queen’s grad supporting female programmers in Kingston

When Queen’s graduate Melissa Mangos attended the Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing conference in January 2016, she noticed a lack of initiatives available for female computer programmers in Kingston. To remedy the lack of female involvement, Sudo was born four months later.Continue...

From silent sisterhood to outspoken alliance

There were five women in the class of 1884. While each would go on to have a prosperous career — a writer, a medical missionary, a teacher, a professor and a doctor — their journeys were not without struggle. Their graduation marked an important moment in history and the beginning of a new era for women at Queen’s.Continue...

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