Mission

The Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity at Iowa State University is committed to the development of a campus community that promotes gender equity and social justice. Through a feminist lens, the Sloss Center advocates for individuals and groups; provides support and referrals; and offers programming and educational resources for the advancement of gender equity.

Working collaboratively with on and off campus services and programs, The Sloss Center strives to support gender equity and achievement toward intellectual, professional, and personal goals of members of the Iowa State community and beyond.

The Sloss Center enacts these ideals through the implementation of the following four values:

  1. Sustain a center infrastructure that promotes gender equity.
  2. Provide intentional and inclusive educational programming promoting gender equity and social justice through a feminist lens.
  3. Infuse best practices and current research in the fields of feminism, equity, and student development into the programming and resources offered.
  4. Maintain and develop internal and external relationships that are central to the center’s function and impact.

    Vision

    The Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity envisions a campus community that works collaboratively to create an environment that supports and promotes gender equity and social justice at Iowa State University.