association of academic,
professionals, and other interested persons
dedicated to the task of upgrading and updating what is thought and
taught about women in Michigan schools, colleges, and universities. MWSA is also principally engaged in the development of the Michigan
Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame in Lansing.
MWSA was founded in 1973 following a call for organization issued
by five Michigan State University faculty members engaged in teaching a new course on "Women
in American Society." It became the first academic association
of its kind in the
MWSA promotes non-racist, non-sexist education in public schools,
community colleges, and baccalaureate institutions in Michigan.
MWSA works for the elimination of bias and stereotyping in education
and for the development of courses of study which will represent the
accomplishments of all people.
MWSA encourages and promotes research by, for, and about women.
MWSA serves as a link between educators and the community through
projects such as the Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of
about joining MWSA, write to the organization at 213 W. Malcolm X Street,
Lansing, MI 48933, call 517-484-1880, or email us.