History

History of the World Center for Women’s Studies (World-CWS)


In March 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, during the 1st Annual World Conference on Women’s Studies organized by TIIKM was established the World Center for Women’s Studies (World-CWS) as an institute intended to serve and benefit men and women, academia and organizations that provide service, research, and support to women’s empowerment worldwide. The institute aims at advocacy for global gender equality and at conducting policy oriented research and designing models of practical solutions to women’s empowerment.

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The founder member of the World-CWS

The founder member elected executive committee of the World Center for Women’s Studies composed of a representative of each country present at the 1st World Conference on Women’s Studies in Sri Lanka.

Executive committee members
Executive committee members

Executive Committee of the World Center for Women’s Studies (World-CWS):


  • Prof. Bishnu Charan Barik

    Prof. Bishnu Charan Barik


  • Prof. Elisabeth Adyiningtyas Satya Dewi

    Prof. Elisabeth Adyiningtyas Satya Dewi


  • Ms. Chia-Yi Li

    Ms. Chia-Yi Li

    • Department of Physical Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei,Taiwan;
    • Manyu.zhang@vub.ac.be

  • Ms. Rebecca Lim

    Ms. Rebecca Lim


  • Prof. Jasbir Singh

    Prof. Jasbir Singh


  • Prof. Maria Anita Stefanelli

    Prof. Maria Anita Stefanelli

    • Associate Professor, Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Straniere, via del Valco San Paolo, Università Roma Tre, Roma;
    • stefanel@uniroma3.it

  • Prof. Wyn Thomas

    Prof. Wyn Thomas


  • Ms. Ashley Tryba

    Ms. Ashley Tryba


  • Prof. Smita Verma

    Prof. Smita Verma


  • Prof. Barbara Wejnert

    Prof. Barbara Wejnert

    • Associate Professor, Department of Transnational Studies/Global Gender Studies Graduate Program, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA;
    • bwejnert@gmail.com
    • bwejnert@bufflo.edu