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The WILL Program strives to foster a deeper understanding of gender and its intersections with race, culture, class, sexuality and other aspects of social identity. By connecting students with each other, and to a strong supportive network of faculty, staff, alumnae and community mentors, WILL students develop critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, problem-solving and leadership skills.

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Jen Braverman '08 nominated for the Division Award of Art Educators of New Jersey

WILL Alumnae Class of 2008, Jen Braverman, has been nominated for a Division Award through the Arts for Educators of New Jersey.

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Emily Bent '03 recognized for TCNJ 2018 Distinguished Service award

On April 28th, 2018 WILL alumna a former TCNJ faculty member, Emily Bent received the TCNJ 2018 Distinguished Service Award during Alumni Weekend. 

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Take Back The Night

Take Back the Night, Special Quest Speaker: Katie Koestner, Executive Director of Take Back The Night

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WILL Women Wednesday: Emily Bent' 03

TCNJ and WILL alumna Emily Bent will be recognized Saturday, April 28th, 2018 and awarded with TCNJ's 2018 Distinguished Service at 11:00am in the Ed Building Room 212.

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NJWGSC 14th Annual Women's and Gender Studies Undergraduate Consortium

NJWGSC 14th Annual Women's and Gender Studies Undergraduate Consortium.

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WILL Women Wednesday: Marisa Chiorello '15

WILL alumna, Marisa Chiorello, has published her first children's book, "Ella: How A Sad Girl Learns She’s Perfect Just the Way She Is".

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WILL's 2018 Production of The Vagina Monologues Success!

A huge thank you to our directors and performers on another great rendition of The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler.

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WILL Alums ... By the Numbers

  • Scholarship available for WILL Students!
    Gale Wayman ’70 Scholarship (WILL Program) Gale Wayman is a 1970 graduate of Trenton State College where she studied English education. She later went on to earn a Certificate in Group Practice Management front the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts in International Politics and Security Studies from the University of Bradford, England. Gale is a lifelong philanthropist and entrepreneur and is committed to developing women leaders who have the skills to effect real change in their local communities and on a national and global scale. The Gale Wayman ’70 Scholarship is both an honor and a substantial financial award. WOMEN IN LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP (WILL) PROGRAM RISING JUNIORS AND SENIORS ARE INVITED TO APPLY FOR THE NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR AT TCNJ. Awards are made on the basis of several factors: academic excellence (minimum 3.0 GPA), evidence of good standing in the WILL program (including all requirements), financial need, and involvement in campus and community activities. To be eligible for consideration you must meet the following criteria: 1. Rising juniors must have completed 2 of required courses and rising seniors must have completed 3 of required courses. 2. Be in good standing with the WILL student organization. 3. Have earned a grade point average of at least 3.0 in courses taken at TCNJ 4. Demonstrate leadership through one or more of the following criteria: WILL student organization Executive committee member; participation in leadership conferences/programs; demonstrated commitment to public service through community service. Click the link below to apply: Gale Wayman ’70 Scholarship Student Application
  • 267 Leaders
    in diverse fields including business, medicine, education, law, and public service.
  • 143 Advanced Degrees
    including: MA, MS, PhD, MD, JD.
  • 11 Countries
    including Nigeria, South Africa, Thailand, Canada, England, Vietnam, Ireland, and Colombia.