Center for Women Annual Conference Program Guide 2019
There are multiple opportunities to connect with the Center for Women at #NASPA19. Download our program guide to find out more!
Together We Shine: Lessons from my Center for Women Board Membership
Years later, after having served two terms as a board member for CFW, I often wonder if I’ve gotten more from the experience then I have given. Sure, I have shared time and energy, but those hardly seem to equate to the invaluable knowledge, unbeatable network, mentorship, support, and special relationships I’ve gleaned.
Women in Student Affairs Program Guide to NASPA19
The Women in Student Affairs Knowledge Community is thrilled to engage with you in Los Angeles at #NASPA19! Stop by our table at the Communities Fair on Monday night to see how you can engage with WISA KC, learn about our open leadership positions, grab some great giveaways, and enter to win prizes! Come to our joint reception with the Center for Women and Alice Manicur Symposium Alumnae on Monday night, where the winners of the Center for Women’s Ruth Strang Research Award and Zenobia Hikes Memorial Award will be announced. WISA will also recognize the winners of the WISA KC’s 2019 Women’s Issues Professional Development Access Grants.
We are proud to promote three WISA KC Sponsored Sessions taking place Monday and Tuesday that reflect the complexity and intersectional nature of womxn’s identities and concerns. Come to our Open Business Meeting on Tuesday morning to connect with others interested in WISA KC, learn more about what we do, how you can engage, and tell us what you would like to see from WISA! We are excited to once again contribute to the Intersections of Identity Roundtable program on Tuesday. Finally, we look forward to the release of WISA’s article in the KC Online Publication, “A Call for Equity through a Multicultural Feminist Framework”, by Melissa Grant.
In this program guide you will find dates, times, and locations for programs in which WISA KC is directly involved (denoted with an asterisk) as well as other programs and resources that may be of interest to you. Have a great conference!
Pay My Childcare or Tuition? This Shouldn’t Be a Decision
Childcare shouldn’t be one of the main threats towards the reason for career breaks between college semesters. Many college students today should be studying for their final exams or preparing to work on their career goals, but instead have turned to locating the most uncostly childcare.
Support the Ruth Strang Research Award this #GivingTuesday!
One of the gifts I’m most proud to make is to the Ruth Strang Research Award. The Ruth Strang award recognizes researchers who contribute to the literature about women in higher education.
A Life That Works: How One Higher Ed Working Mom Found Her People in a Room of 100 Stay-At-Home Dads
My ability to focus 100% of my effort on serving my students and colleagues, with the peace of mind that my family is taken care of, and my home life ordered and organized (if somewhat chaotically), has directly and significantly benefited my institution. This is a life that works for me and my family.