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Share Your Story

Share Your Story

Well-being is more than just a concept – it’s a way of living. At Mason, we aim to thrive together. A vital part of that is inspiring each other. Have you screwed up? We all do sometimes. Tell us your rebound resilience story. Do you enjoy a certain well-being practice? Let us know.

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Meet a WGST Graduate Student: Kristian Spencer

Meet a WGST Graduate Student: Kristian Spencer

"Women and Gender Studies' courses have given me the tools and vocabulary that I need in order to be a feminist scholar. Feminist Theory with Dr. Rachel Lewis helped expose me to the foundational tools of feminist scholarship and Feminist Research Methods with Dr. Angela Hattery has allowed me to learn how to apply theory into practice."

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Meet a WGST Graduate Student: Elizabeth Gibson

Meet a WGST Graduate Student: Elizabeth Gibson

I had left my previous career. While it was certainly a valuable experience for me, it no longer supported my interests or ethical perspectives. I’d thought I’d re-tool my skill set and was taking courses for a very different profession. I took one course in Women and Gender Studies (my first) as I needed 3 elective credits to meet the full-time requirements for my GI Bill, and I’ve always been interested (albeit a bit ignorant) in Women and Gender Studies. By the third week of the course, I fell in love with the discipline and knew in my heart that I had found a home and a discipline that I wanted to devote my life to studying.

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