On Friday, March 3, the Douglass Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee presented the fourth annual Women's Day at Douglass. Over 200 students, staff, and community members gathered in the Kathleen W. Ludwig Global Village Living-Learning Center for an activity fair, student performances, spoken word artists, and lunch. Students also put on a fashion show, displaying and sharing cultural style from their heritages.
The Douglass Experience
Douglass College is the only residential women’s college in the nation that is housed within a world-class public research university. By co-enrolling at Douglass and a Rutgers academic school, Douglass students experience a small college atmosphere and programs that empower their academic excellence and leadership development while engaging with all the rich educational and research resources of Rutgers–New Brunswick. Douglass has proven to be the sustainable model for women’s higher education. Discover how to get the most out of your Douglass experience!
Douglass at a Glance
During the height of the pandemic in 2020, Black women staff and students at Douglass gathered over zoom to share their experiences as Black women in America. The zoom call would be the first of many spaces created, both in person and virtual, in a pivotal new program series at Douglass known as Black Women’s Voices.
Industrial engineering major Chelsea Obade DRC’25 is a leader in the classroom, the research laboratory, and the Reilly Douglass Engineering Living-Learning Community. An accomplished STEM student, Obade has excelled in her field. At the same time, she’s embraced an interdisciplinary approach to her major, leading her to use her talents in unexpected ways.
"I wanted to be a part of Douglass because I wanted to be surrounded by women who motivate each other and create a sense of community here at this enormous university." - Natasha Almanzar-Sanchez
"Douglass evolved into one of the most meaningful parts of my college career. At Douglass, everyone from administration to my fellow peers have been genuinely invested in my success." - Maggie Maniar
"Through Douglass I have learned the only limits that exist are the ones you create for yourself." - Veronica Bido
"As a senior, I see how impactful Douglass programs have been on my college education, as they have helped me explore new ways to navigate the spaces I enter." - Rachel Antwi Boasiako
“I have had such an incredible experience as a Douglass Woman. Douglass has opened so many doors for me, from internships to externships, to meeting people who have helped me so much along the way. I found all of the guidance I needed in the Douglass community, from women who helped me find my passion.” - Kimberly Mohabeer
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