Welcome to the Gender Equity Center, also known as the GEC! The GEC is one of three Cross Cultural Centers (CCC’s) at Cal Poly, along with the MultiCultural Center, and Pride Center in the Dean of Students Office. We have amazing events and services all year long, we hope you will join us and become part of the GEC family!

Our Mission

The Gender Equity Center (GEC) supports and empowers all women identifying students by creating a strong community and offering a safe and comfortable space. With a focus on educating about feminist, womanist, and mujerista based movements, exploring identities through an intersectional lens, and striving for social justice the GEC offers programming and support for all women identified students.

As part of the Cross Cultural Centers, the GEC contributes to the University’s commitment to diversity for a more inclusive and welcoming campus.

Work at the GEC

The GEC hires student assistants every year, during the end of spring quarter in the year prior. Student assistants help plan our programs and events, collaborate with the other Cross Cultural Centers (CCC), and focus on women's empowerment, feminism, gender issues, and intersectionality.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Hiring for 2017-2018 Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, and OWN Production Team now! Applications accepted through May 31, 2017. Send your cover letter, resume, and the appropriate application to Job Descriptions and Applications below.

Gender Equity Center Student Assistant Job Description
Gender Equity Center Student Assistant Application

Gender Equity Center Graduate Assistant Job Description
Gender Equity Center Graduate Assistant Application

OWN: Original Women's Narratives Production Team

OWN (Original Women's Narratives)

OWN is a play created by and for women, highlighting intersecting identities to empower women to share their own voices and in doing so experience the power of storytelling for themselves. For more information, click here.



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