No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
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Former swimmer fights for equity

Jayma Meyer grew up swimming competitively but found limited opportunities. The inequities she faced inspired her career as an attorney focused on Title IX violations in athletics.

Learn about her work
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Representation in the classroom

As faculty at the Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis, Charlotte Westerhaus-Renfrow tries to give her students what she lacked growing up: examples of themselves in what they learn.

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Women who built IU

Women at IU have been groundbreaking researchers, influential administrators, renowned artists and cornerstones of the campus community. But their names may not be as widely known as their male counterparts.

Explore their stories
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IUPUI founding mothers

Women who worked as administrators, nurses, physicians and teachers were responsible for helping to build the foundations of IUPUI's academic excellence.

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Advocating for gender equity

The IUPUI Office for Women aims to increase opportunities by offering programs and mentoring to help increase equity.

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Breaking away, breaking barriers

It took a grassroots effort to include the women's race in the "World's Greatest College Weekend," starting in 1988. 

Find out how it started