Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: April 7, 2014, 5:54 PM
The mission of the Institute for Women and Girls, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, is to promote the well-being of women and girls who experience poverty, violence, health problems and workplace discrimination. The resolution of these persistent problems requires addressing gender, age and racial inequities in order to create a more just and caring society for all.
To accomplish its mission, Institute members conduct interdisciplinary and applied research and disseminate research findings that:
The Institute also aims to support the empowerment of women and girls by transferring knowledge through collaborative research models; by providing technical assistance and consultation to organizations serving women and girls; and by promoting the integration of content on women and girls into social work curricula.