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Graduates with a Women's & Gender Studies major will be prepared to enter the full range of graduate, professional, and specialist service programs open to liberal arts and sciences graduates. In addition, this major provides a sound background of skills and understanding relevant to work in a variety of fields valuable to the community, such as counseling, health, education, welfare, as well as key areas of business, human resources management, public relations, advertising, mass media, the arts, civil service, and international aid organizations.

What are our WGS grads doing? (Updated Sept 2016)

Angie Healey (2007) – St. Margaret’s House

Alison Moss – Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, UIC; Instructor, IU South Bend for Sociology/Women’s and Gender Studies

Cristy Cummings – MSW IUSB; Ph.D. MSU Social Work

Jordan Warth – YWCA of North Central Indiana: Dual Treatment Counselor, working on Domestic Violence and Substance Use Counseling

Tearanie Fisher (2014) - Started working as a Youth & Family Specialist at a non-profit organization called Crossroad Child & Family Services

Noel Spring – Founder, Bicycle Arts and Tattoo

Kellirae Boann – Founder, the Music Village

Keegan Zoll (2014) – Planned Parenthood patient advocate, Kalamazoo, MI  

Jess Steinbarger (2014) –Manager, Planned Parenthood Health Center, Merrillville IN

Katie Carrico-Craft (2014) – Community Partners, through SCAN (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect),  Assessment Worker Region 3

Dominique Bonilla (2014) - Instructor, Success Academy

Cassandra Castro (2014) – Youth Service Bureau, case manager

Amanda Crockett (2014) – Oaklawn, Skill and Care Facilitator

Courtney Long (2014) – Lighthouse Autism Center, Grad program in Counseling

Myrna Haas (2015) – Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky; community educator, Merrillville Health Center

Jenni Faulkner-Jones (2016) – IUSB Graduate Program in Counseling

Stacie Balentine (2016) – IUSB Graduate Program in Counseling