Triota Honor Society


Triota (Iota Iota Iota) is a national academic and service-based Women’s and Gender Studies honor society that promotes and supports academic excellence and facilitates activism among Women’s and Gender Studies students. Since its establishment at UNC Charlotte in 2010, Triota has strived to maintain feminist values central to gender and sexuality studies:

  • Egalitarianism
  • Inclusiveness
  • Celebration of the diversity of intersectional experiences and identities

Through community volunteering, Triota provides students with the opportunity to network, engage, and lead.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Declare or be a declared Women’s and Gender Studies Minor or have a strong interest in Women’s and Gender Studies as demonstrated through coursework
  • Have achieved sophomore standing or be enrolled in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Graduate Certificate program
  • Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Have taken and passed 6 credit hours of WGST courses

To Remain in Good Standing Members Must:

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Regularly attend Triota meetings (2 per semester at minimum)
  • Complete 30 hours of service related to women and gender issues each year

Members who graduate in good standing will be given an honor cord to wear with their graduation regalia.

Officers, 2019-2020:Where Members Volunteer:On-Campus Partners:

President – Shannon Williams
Vice President – Marie James
Volunteer Coordinator – Cameron Burnette
Secretary – Kira Weisenbach
Treasurer – position pending

Planned Parenthood
Time Out Youth
Transcend Charlotte
Safe Alliance
Girls on the Run
Jaime Kimble Foundation

Sex Week
She’s the First
Transgender League Charlotte (TLC)

If you are interested in becoming a Triota member, please contact Shannon Bauerle at with any questions.

Applications may be submitted either electronically via email or hardcopy.
See page 1 of the application for details on submission.