Chatham University

Chatham University Women's Institute
Honoring the past. Claiming the future.


Established by the Board of Trustees in 2014 and launched in 2015, the Women's Institute continues Chatham University's 145-year commitment to advancing the causes of women and gender equity. Serving as an umbrella to draw together the university's broad range of gender initiatives as well as its centers of excellence - the Center for Women's Entrepreneurship and the PA Center for Women and Politics - the Women's Institute works across campus and into the broader community, with the goal of eradicating social inequalities through education, research and outreach.