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Advocacy, Activism, Empowerment

Together, creating a campus community where UNLV women thrive.

Become a Member of the Women’s Council

The Women’s Council represents a diverse group of faculty and staff who advocate for positive change in the workplace. In addition, the Council creates opportunities for learning and engagement to foster a sense of community.

We invite you to become a member of the Women’s Council to receive information and to participate in our programs and events. If you would like to actively contribute to our work, please consider joining one of our Task Forces.

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WC Spotlight

Our Spotlight stories highlight UNLV employees who have been recognized by fellow colleagues for working hard behind the scenes to support our students and campus community. If you would like to nominate someone for a featured Spotlight story, please complete the nomination form.

  • Karen Violanti
      Dr. Karen Violanti, Executive Director of First Year Success Programs at UNLV, reflects on her journey since joining in 2022. She values the people most, finding joy in connecting with faculty, staff, and students. Karen's traits of kindness and empathy drive her interactions, while her pursuit of balance between work and life remains ongoing. Karen draws inspiration from her family and…

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