Be a voice of feminist issues within organized psychology. Membership connects you to women and men of all national origins who advance teaching, research and practice in the psychology of women, promote feminist scholarship and advocate public policy action for equality and social justice.
New membership is free.
Current members may renew online.
Opportunities for Involvement
Explore other opportunities within Div. 35, including becoming or finding a mentor, engaging with feminist issues on your campus or serving in a division leadership role. The division especially seeks to foster the experience and leadership potential of students and early career psychologists by cultivating networking opportunities as well as other events and activities for them to showcase their research, hone their skills and develop their careers. Our members span all career levels, whether they are just beginning or are seasoned professionals, but all are passionate about a range of issues related to the psychology of women and girls.
History, Mission and Goals
Discover more about Div. 35's history and mission, including the many vital contributions of women in psychology, resources for networking with researchers and practitioners and the division's vision for prioritizing equality and social justice within organized psychology. Our division also offers a wealth of information about the research and accomplishments of past division presidents and feminist leaders, who can serve as models for achievements in the field and as examples of career paths and opportunities, as well as give guidance to the upcoming generation of feminist psychologists. We hope you will explore these resources.
Areas of Interest
Div. 35 members are actively involved in many, diverse areas of interest within the psychology of women, whether in their teaching, research, practice, advocacy or other activities.
Div. 35's sections take an intersectional approach to the psychology of women by focusing on communities centered around concerns and interests related to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender diversity. Sections have their own dues and sponsor their own activities. Membership is open to anyone.
Celebrated scholar, author, and educator, Wendi Williams, PhD, has committed her life's work to educate teachers, institutions, policymakers, advocates, and the general public on the intersection of education and psychology. Her work threads the intersection of psychology and education with black women’s liberatory leadership practices by which to understand our everyday lived experiences. Utilizing a critical race feminist lens, Williams’ work responds to the following question:
What lessons can be gleaned from the life experiences of Black women in life, love, and relationship to inform their liberation practices, particularly in education and leadership development?
Div. 35 Publications
Psychology of Women Quarterly
Psychology of Women Quarterly (PWQ), is a feminist, scientific, peer-reviewed publication focused on empirical research, critical reviews and theoretical articles that advance a field of inquiry, teaching briefs and invited book reviews related to the psychology of women and gender as well as feminist psychology.