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UT Commission for Women
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
1840 Melrose Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996-3506

Phone: 865-974-2498
Fax: 865-974-0943

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Community Resources

Arts | Community Resources | Education | Employment | Equity | Health & Wellness | Online Journals |
| Self Help | Support Groups | Women's Associations | Women's Issues | Working Moms


National Museum of Women in the Arts
The National Museum of Women in the Arts brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by educating the public concerning their accomplishments.
Nancy Hulse's live multimedia performances about violence against women. Educational programs about domestic violence, rape, and women's issues.

Community Resources

The Knoxville-Oak Ridge Network is an independent, non-profit, community electronic network and website protal serving East Tennessee.

The Community Coalition on Family Violence
A community-wide approach to the prevention of family violence through a coordinated effort among all agencies, local government, departments, groups and courts.


University of Tennessee's Women's Studies
Women's Studies is an interdisciplinary program offering a wide variety of classes both in Women's Studies specifically and cross-listed through various departments around campus. The Women's Studies Program offers both a major and a minor concentration.


Career advisor for online job search.


Transforming the University: Gender Equity and Diversity
The Association of Women Faculty, the Commission for Women, the Women's Studies Program, and the Knoxville chapter of the American Association of University Professors, present this document for consideration by the University of Tennessee administration and faculty (October 2001).

Health & Wellness

AVON- Women- The Crusade
Avon's Breast Cancer Awareness Crusade, founded in 1993, is the largest corporate supporter of breast health programs in America.

Newsfile- CW Henderson Publisher
This is an online searchable medical database.

Southern Pines Women's Health Center, Southern Pines, NC
An online healthcare site.

Welcome HealthGate Data Corp
This sites brings you health news and research.

A Reading Room for women focuing on general women's health, breast cancer, cancer, reproductive health, women and AIDS.

Women's Health Hot Line Home Page
A newsletter providing the media with information on women's health.

Women'Sports Wire The Wire is a national clearinghouse for women's sports news and information. The Wire is a great resource for women's sports business news and information.

Online Journals

Jane Magazine
Online journal focusing on issues that would be of interest to young women.

Journal of American Medical Women's Association (JAMWA)
A peer-reviewed, quarterly medical journal that focuses on women's health. It was established in 1946 as the official publication of AMWA, the American Medical Women's Association.



Colorado Women's Agenda
Colorado Women¹s Agenda is a statewide network that champions social justice, political power and economic security for all women in Colorado.

Welcome to the Independent Women's Forum
The Independent Women's Forum provides a voice for American women who believe individual freedom and personal responsibility.

Self Help


Support Groups

Global Fund for Women
An international organization which focuses on female human rights. It supports issues as diverse as literacy, domestic violence, economic autonomy, and the international trafficking of women, among others. It supports women's groups based outside of the U.S.

Women's Associations

American Medical Women's Association AMWA
A national organization of women physicians and medical students. They are dedicated to promoting women's health, improving the professional development and personal well-being of its members and increasing the influence of women in all aspects of the medical profession.

American Business Women's Association
To bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

American Association of University Women
A national organization that promotes education and equity for all women and girls.

National Organization for Women ( NOW ) Home Page
Official home page of the National Organization for Women, sometimes incorrectly known as the National Organization of Women.

Welcome to NAFE's Web Site
The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) is the nation's largest businesswomen's association. NAFE provides the resources and services­ through education, networking, and public advocacy­ to empower its members to achieve career success and financial security.

Women's Issues

Women and Women's Issues
Books, which can be found at the University Libraries, that highlight women's issues.

Working Moms

Home Based Working Moms for Work at Home Moms
Home-Based Working Moms is a national association for parents who work at home and those who would like to work at home.