Women’s Law Caucus

Mission Statement

The goal of the Women’s Law Caucus is to raise awareness of the legal issues that impact individuals; to educate society about the need for change in the traditional perceptions, attitudes, and expectations about women; and to help society appreciate the diversity that women bring to the world.

Annual Activities

Educational activities:

  • Breast cancer awareness campaign
  • Interviewing tips for women
  • Faculty Women’s Lunch Panel
  • Speed networking with Washington Women’s Lawyers
  • Mentoring Program

Community activities:

  • Volunteer services for local women’s shelters
  • MLK Center Children’s Halloween Party Booth
  • Purple ribbon fundraiser for local domestic violence shelter

Celebrations:

  • Myra Bradwell Award Ceremony
  • Faculty/staff appreciation days
  • WLC Faculty Dinner

Two annual scholarships:

  • Incoming 1L Scholarship given annually in the Fall semester.
  • Single parent scholarship open to all classes, given annually in the Spring semester.
  • Scholarships are made possible in part by generous contributions from Gonzaga Law alumni. The single parent scholarship is primarily funded through donations from Cristine Beckwith, a GU law alumna who created the scholarship as WLC president in 2003. Contact information for Cristine Beckwith can be found at SeattleCriminal-Law.com

Fundraisers:

  • Custom Gonzaga apparel
  • WLC Powder Puff Charity/Flag Football Tournament

Membership Fees

$5 annual membership fee..

Board Members

President: Alisha Myers & Corinna Pilat

Washington Women’s Lawyers