The Barbara Karkabi Memorial Endowment

Journalist Barbara Karkabi, a longtime member of the UH Friends of Women’s Studies board, organized and moderated the first Living Archives panel in 1997, on 70s Feminism in Houston. This Endowment was established in her memory by some of her many friends from across Houston, and will support The Barbara Karkabi Living Archives Series & research on women’s stories in WGSS.

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WGSS Postdoctoral Fellowship

Many thanks to the strong-minded donors who support our Postdoctoral Fellowship (2010-2012), at the following levels:


Melanie Gray, Carey C. Shuart


Joan Hohlt & J. Roger Wich Foundation


Ann Harithas, Nina Karohl & the Edward H. Andrews Foundation, Gay Roane


Bess MacInnes/Evan Kirchen & Youths' Friends Foundation, Lillie Robertson, Beverly and Howard Robinson, Ellen Susman


Vilma Allen, Ann Lacy Brown, Audrey Crawford, Zita Giraldo, MaryScott Hagle, Sue Kellogg, Adrian Melissinos, Teresa Morales, Sallie Morian, Jere Pfister, Carolyn Phillips

WGSS Endowments

Many thanks to the visionaries who are building our WGSS Endowments:

Leadership Circle

Friends of Women's Studies, Chinhui Juhn, GinRu Lee, MaryRoss Taylor


Joan Alexander, Abenaa Brewster, Linda Cisco, Sarah Cooper, Andrea Georgsson, Eleanor Gilbane, Kimberly Howard, Jo Rosenblum King, Eugenia Kleinerman MD, Loyd Charitable Foundation, Adrian Melissinos, Susana Monteverde, Mary T. Perusquia, Bill & Sally Russ