Women's History Month

Women & LGBT Center Programs


Allies are a group of SMU faculty and staff who act as advocates and activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students. The Allies placard displays their visible support for LGBT students at SMU. Each Ally attends an initial training session and is invited to monthly continuing education programs.

LGBT Dialogues

A discussion and support group for people of the LGBT community and those who are questioning. It is a great place for people just coming out to themselves or for people who have been out and proud for many years . In the past we have talked about religion, parents, marriage, and intersectionality. Come share your story and ideas and listen to others share theirs.

LGBT Equality Forum

The LGBT Equality Forum is an annual conference around the experience, leadership, skills and performance of the LGBT community.

LGBT Panel 

Is a program that trains students, staff, and faculty to talk about their experiences about being a part of the LGBT community or as an ally. The panel goes into classes, organizations, and staffs to talk about the experiences of the LGBT community. The students who are trained can get a UC proficiency for oral communication and human diversity.

WISE Mentoring Program

The Women In Science and Engineering Mentoring program is a UC proficiency for SMU students to mentor 4th and 5th grade girls in the science on a monthly basis.

Women's Symposium

A Tradition of Excellence Since 1966! This forum brings together a multicultural audience to examine topics of national interest. The program features nationally recognized speakers as well as topical seminars and workshops conducted by students, community leaders, and SMU faculty and staff. Visit the Women's Symposium website for upcoming dates and further information at