Black Graduate Women's Association (BGWA)

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The Black Graduate Women's Association was founded to promote black graduate women visibility on campus, and strengthen the relationships between black women graduate students from all disciplines.

Past Events

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Afro-Latinx at Penn and co-sponsors BGWA and LAGAPSA to discuss the presence of Afrodescendents living throughout Latin America / the Caribbean, their erasure from Latinx spaces, and the contributions they have made throughout the Americas. This event is graciously funded by the Community Impact Fund.

8:27 am - 10:00 pm

Wanna celebrate the end of your semester before finals arrive? Stop by for a family get-together between BGAPSA, LAGAPSA, and BGWA. 

Tickets are $10 and include delicious Venezuelan food and 3 drink tickets!



5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

CAPS and BGWA are coming together for Mindful Mondays! We will be meeting in the Graduate Student Center - third floor conference room. Our session will cover the following topics:

  • Exploring the impact of oppression on women
  • Fostering a sense of community and empowerment
  • Providing wellness practices for managing stress
5:21 pm - 10:00 pm















Join GAPSA IDEAL Friday, November 10, 2017 for our biannual All Access Party! This Fall, we'll be at the Pyramid Club, atop a 52-story skyscraper in Center City. Join us for cocktails, incredible views of the city, and general celebration of our campus-wide affinity groups!

This event is 21+ only. You must bring a government-issued ID.