Wanawake Weusi functions as a collective to support women of African descent at Scripps College in endeavors of educational, cultural, personal, and spirituality. Wanawake Weusi believes that all women are equal in worth, yet unique in what they bring to the world. As such, we shall strive to champion the rights of disenfranchised women regardless of race, creed, or color. We shall strive to foster empowerment of students of African descent by encouraging our members to be active, engaged members of the Scripps College, 5C, and greater local, national, and international community while maintaining academic excellence.
Membership consists of students of Scripps who are of African descent and agree with the mission statement and purpose. Events put on by Wanawake Weusi that are advertised publicly are open to both members and non-members Some events are only open to Wanawake Weusi members and will be advertised only to members.
Club meetings occur once a week on Friday at 7 pm unless otherwise decided upon by majority vote of Wanawake Weusi members. Meeting times have the option of being changed at the beginning of each semester, or by majority vote within any given semester. Meetings do not occur within the time frame of breaks, vacations, or exam periods. Leadership Meetings occur once a week during a time convenient to all Leadership members.