What will you bring to your career

What will you bring to your career from your Gender Studies major/minor?

  • Interdisciplinary dexterity;
  • Openness, awareness, and respect of individuals, groups, perspectives, and experiences that may differ from your own;
  • Understanding the importance of listening to others;
  • Ability to use gender as a category of/for analysis;
  • Understanding of the importance of interlocking oppressions;
  • Ability to consider an issue from multiple perspectives;
  • Ability to recognize the complexity of a situation or problem;
  • Ability to build community and reach consensus;
  • Capacity to discuss controversial topics intelligently;
  • Wide breadth of knowledge;
  • Expertise on gender, race, sexuality, and class relations, areas for which there is growing demand in a number of fields and professions.