• Women gathered around a table.
  • Two women talking to each other.
  • Five people standing.
  • A group of people applauding.
  • Six women holding up a sign.

Celebrating 22 Years

Improving the Lives of Women through Research and Education

Rebels Give 2021

About WRIN

WRIN operates as an administrative unit located in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. In operation since 1999, WRIN continues to develop innovative research, education, and outreach programs in support of women.

Director's Message Staff  Advisory Board Statement On Racial Justice

First pilot program west of Mississippi hosting National Education for Women’s Leadership
Celebrating 21 years as an institute in Nevada
Increased student civic engagement in Nevada from 38% to 95%

Improving the Lives of Women Through Research and Education


To produce and promote scholarly work that yields new insights into the lives of experiences of women.


To recognize the importance of bringing women leaders from different disciplines to instruct, interact, and mentor college women.


To teach and mentor women to solve problems in the real world.

Makers - Women in Nevada History

MAKERS: Women in Nevada History

MAKERS: Women in Nevada History is a co-production of WRIN and VegasPBS.

Nevada New Leadership

National Education for Women’s Leadership Nevada

NEW Leadership Nevada is a week-long summer program that has gone virtual to continue to educate anyone who aspires to be a woman leader.

Women in a classroom


The Women's Research Institute of Nevada (WRIN) and CSUN have teamed up to provide a $2,000 scholarship to recognize undergraduate students who work to create and/or support women-led initiatives.

Upcoming Events


Women's Research Institute of Nevada Newsletters have evolved over the course of the institute's growth. Previous newsletters were published seasonally, then annually. Current newsletters are published quarterly.

Alumni Form

Women's Research Institute of Nevada is interested and invested in staying connected with NEW Leadership Alum to strengthen support and friendships in our growing careers and professional endeavors. Please fill our form to fill our Alumni Directory.

What's Happening



Keep up with the latest news happening at WRIN.


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