The Women & Gender Collaborative oversees several campus committees and task forces that inform campus policy and programming. Service on a committee is structured to provide inclusive professional and leadership development opportunities for members. 

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Learn more about the Systems-Based Leadership Development through Service model that informs these committees here

Plans for the Annual Women of Color Summit and Women of Color Luncheons to build community and offer personal and professional development opportunities for women of color faculty and staff. 

Organizes three-part series each semester, which features women leaders from across campus to provide insight and information on topics related to navigating institutional structures.

CSU Gender Summit Planning Committee

Develops strategy, goals, collaborations, and resources to put on the annual CSU Gender Summit, which aims to connect and inform all gender-related efforts across campus through recognition of achievements, critical dialogues, plenary sessions, and programs to foster healing and support. 

Several internal groups within the FFC @ CSU vitally support the overall breadth and effectiveness of FFC influence on campus culture. Members practice and develop skills in inclusive practices and leadership development.

FFC: MASC (Masculinities, Allyship, socialization, and culture)

Offers regular opportunities to discuss and share concrete strategies for those with dominant or privileged identities  to improve the culture and climate around gender, in collaboration with the FFC @ CSU groups. 

Plans and informs strategy and recruitment for the Man: Educate Yourself program and the Feminist Fight Club for Men, as well as identifying other programmatic needs for supporting men as they engage in gender equity efforts. 

Plans programs and events to build community and offer personal and professional development opportunities for LGBTQ+ faculty and staff. 


Reviews applications and nominations for CSU employees to participate in regional and national professional and leadership development programs for women in higher education and organizes opportunities for ongoing community development among alumnae. (Former participation in HERS or AMI is strongly preferred among committee members.)

Awards & Recognition for Gender Equity Committee

Organizes strategic outreach, support, and nomination processes for University awards to increase recognition of outstanding service, research, teaching and leadership among women, non-binary, and allied employees. Tracks key achievements across campus to be recognized at the Gender Summit. 

Policies & Practices To support Trans & Non-Binary Employees Committee

Advocates for the needs of our trans and non-binary employees by providing recommendations on institutional policies & practices, and offering programming opportunities for community building and support. 


Explores and develops recommendations for increasing campus-wide engagement with campus resources, programs, and academic courses that highlight issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice in the realm of sexuality and interpersonal relationships. 

Dependent Care committee


Researches and drafts recommendations to improve University practices that support employees with dependent care responsibilities.