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The Ideal IGDS Graduate

The ideal IGDS graduate will have a desire for knowledge, strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, competence in interdisciplinary gender analysis, and the ability to apply theory to policy and to everyday practices. The graduate will be actively committed to social justice, valuing both diversity and collaboration. The graduate will also understand that evaluating gender difference is central to self-awareness and a commitment to the transformation of unequal power relations.

 

Student Activities and Projects in Social Activism

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UWI Gender Studies students gather to show support for a National Gender Policy outside the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago, July 2012

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Gender Studies students participate in Popular Actions at the Quadrangle, UWI, St. Augustine, Nov 2010

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"Take Back the Night" – IGDS students march in memory of Caymanian activist Estella Scott-Roberts for Consciousness Raising's event for International Day Against Violence Against Women, 2008

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Participants of the Gender Mainstreaming in Integrated Water Resources Management workshop, 2008, on a one-day field trip to a community organized water collection system in Plum Mitan, east coast Trin