Each year, the CWW sponsors and co-sponsors a number of events on campus and in the community. We also regularly collaborate on events with other groups including the UMass Lowell Labor Extension Program, Lowell Women’s Week and the UMass Lowell Gender Studies Program. For information about past events, please see our Event Archives page.

CWW has a space available for small events, meetings, and working lunches that help promote the mission of the organization. To check availability, please call the center at 978-934-4380.

Upcoming Events:

Pulled in Multiple Directions? Voices of Working Women (Free) Luncheon

Sponsored by Labor Education Program and Center for Women & Work and co-sponsored by the Labor Studies Program 

We will discuss workplace policies that can help us from getting pulled apart from work/life demands. 

This will be an opportunity to meet fellow Graduate Students, Maintenance/Trades, Campus Police, Clerical/Technical, Professional, Researchers and Faculty women, enjoy a lunch together and talk about what we have in common as working women at UMass Lowell. 

Thursday, April 16 

noon to 1 p.m. (Free Lunch with RSVP by April 10 to 

University Crossing, Moloney Ballroom, 2nd Floor 

Employees who are interested in attending in this event are encouraged by Human Resources to work with their manager/supervisor to coordinate flexibility with work and lunch break schedules so they have sufficient to travel to University Crossing to participate in the full event. 

VOWW is a project co-sponsored by the Labor Education Program and the Center for Women & Work (CWW), who have worked over the past seven years to address the concerns of women working in ALL jobs across UMass Lowell. Our goals are:

To share workplace experiences with others at UMass Lowell

To identify issues that all working women at UMass Lowell share

To create an understanding of the unique issues facing women in different types of jobs

To create a community of women involved in solving collectively defined issues/problems