Women of Color Collective

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The Women of Color Collective provides space for women of color to connect and discuss the multiple facets of identity including the intersections of race, gender, and culture. 

Students at the WoCC Soiree in Adams House


Who We Are

We are a Department Sponsored Student Organization supported by the Harvard College Women's Center featuring ambassadors from each residential community at the College. The mission of the Women of Color Collective (WOCC) is to provide a space in which women of color can:

  • Come together to discuss the intersections of race, gender, and culture
  • Discuss how this intersection can be further complicated by other facets of identity
  • Create solidarity between women of color.

2018-2019 WoCC Ambassadors

We hope that through the collective, women of color, whether you belong to an affinity group or not, feel like you have a space in the Women’s Center and in the College.

What We Do

We host regular conversations to address race, gender, culture, and identity. We'll talk about what it means to be a woman of color – challenging the idea of seeing it was "our way of color" to create stronger ties and true solidarity. We'll work together to definite what solidarity among women of color is and what it looks like. 

A WoCC member poses with a paint brush during paint night.   WoCC members paint together around the table during paint night

Examples of our past events include:

  • Virtual paint night
  • Open mic night at Mather House
  • Live music and mocktails

We'd love to hear from you about what events you'd like to see in the future! 

WoCC Women of Color Collective

Become an Ambassador

Applications for the Women of Color Collective are live now. For general questions, reach out to the WoCC coordinator, Simran Kaur.