Gabi Stricker-Phelps and Crystal Xu

Gabi Stricker-Phelps and Crystal Xu

Women’s Officers


Consultation meetings: Tuesdays 1-2:30pm at the SRC office.

Hi! We are your 2019 Women’s Officers: Gabi Stricker-Phelps and Crystal Xu. We are here to engage with, listen to and represent all USYD women students.

Please speak to us about any issues or ideas you have. We are also seeking people to work collaboratively together with us on projects. As Women’s Officers we sit on committees such as the Student Consultative Committee – Safer Communities Advisory Group. We strongly believe in accountability and transparency so in our consultation sessions we will have information to provide you on the contents of these meetings and updates on any of our work.

We will be running consultation sessions every week from 1-2:30pm on Tuesdays in the SRC @ Level 1, Wentworth Building G01, City Road, Darlington. We are also available for meetings throughout the week via an appointment- just email or FB message USYDwomen2019.

In USYD’s most recent annual report there were approximately 19,554 women enrolled as undergraduate students out of a total 34,012 undergraduate students… that is more than 55%! This year we want to build a greater sense of community within our strong USYD cohort of women because if we are serious about ending gender inequality in the workforce, we must support one another.

If you would like to join our Facebook community page go to USYDWomen2019. This page intends to build a sense of community between women on campus and become an ecosystem of support because… empowered women empower women.

Other projects we will be working on this year include: provision of free sanitary items in the SRC office, running entrepreneurship and mentoring panel events, organising women’s events and social lunches and working with sexual harassment officers on tackling the issue of sexual assault and harassment on campus.

We will be developing a website to shine a light on the women of USYD by exploring insights, inspirational stories and experiences of active, busy and thoughtful students. We are looking for a TEAM of people who would like to get involved in this project. If you are interested in:

  • Women’s issues, experiences, education, health etc…
  • Social media
  • Design
  • Video production
  • Content sourcing and production
  • Website programming
  • Journalism and writing
  • And/or are just energetic, enthusiastic and wanting to get involved

USYD WOMEN 2019 coverUSyd Women’s Handbook

USYD WOMEN 2019 Handbook

Latest Reports

Women’s Officer’s Report – Week 2, Sem 1, 2019

Gabi Stricker-Phelps and Crystal Xu Welcome Week: We edited the USYD Women Handbook 2019, available via: We gave out purple tote bags, Future Women memberships and USYD Women 2019 Stickers, designed by Kate Scott. We sourced U by Kotex pads, jewellery by Olyeu, lollies and information from the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship to include […]

SRC Wom*n’s Officer – Week 1, Semester 2, 2018

Madeline Ward and Jessica Syed HELLO AND WELCOME TO SEMESTER 2: THIS IS WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO. We have a new arch nemesis in the form of Labour MLP Greg Donnelly. Greg thinks it’s fun to bully women and queer University students from his lofty seat in NSW state parliament. To Greg we disrespectfully […]

SRC Wom*ns’ Officers Report – Week 11, Sem 1, 2018

Madeline Ward & Jessica Syed Hello babes. If you have made it this far you are likely aware that we have spent quite a bit of time putting together this edition of Honi. Perhaps you have even contributed to it. Perhaps you are one of us, and wrote this report at two in the morning […]

Wom*ns Officers Report – Week 8, Sem1, 2018

Jessica Syed and Maddy Ward The mid-semester break has been as busy for students as the past few weeks have been for those who have been pushing for safe access zones around abortion clinics in New South Wales. The amendment to the current Summary Offences Act, proposed by Penny Sharpe MLC, would make it so […]

Wom*n’s Officers – Week 4, Sem 1, 2018

Jessica Syed and Madeline Ward This past week we have held our counter protest to the pro life “Day Of The Unborn Child” event. It was important for us to non-platform rhetoric such as this which is violent towards people accessing abortion: pro life groups are demeaning, shame people and their tradition stems from a […]