Founded in 1973, the Organization for Women Law Students and Staff (OWLSS) is a dynamic and fun organization that works to further the development of women in the law.

Mission: To recognize the changing needs of women in the legal profession, and participate in, recommend, and implement new programs with a particular emphasis upon improving opportunities for women at The University of Iowa, College of Law.

Mentorship Program: OWLSS provides a comprehensive mentorship program that pairs 2L and 3L students with new 1L students to provide guidance throughout the academic year. Our mentors provide invaluable guidance and support which aids 1L assimilation into the law school environment. 

Events: OWLSS organizes a variety of events throughout the year, including an annual conference, speaker series, community philanthropy projects, and social gatherings.