Celebrating 150 years of women at Berkeley
In 1870, while the nascent, campus-less University of California was operating in Oakland, the UC Regents unanimously approved a resolution with profound implications for the world: they admitted women to the university. In fact, Berkeley was one of the earliest institutions of higher education in the country to formally adopt a policy admitting women. Over the next 150 years, women have made immeasurable contributions to campus.
Here, a look at some of the trailblazing accomplishments from women in the Berkeley Haas community.