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2021 Women’s Research on Women Symposium virtual this year

2021 Women’s Research on Women Symposium virtual this year
March 24, 2021 SEHD Communications

2021 Women’s Research on Women Symposium virtual this year

The 2021 Women’s Research on Women Symposium will take place virtually this year on Mar. 29 at 3 p.m. via Zoom.

The eighth annual event will feature keynote speakers from Texas A&M who will share their research on issues women face in society today.

“Our WRoW Symposium is in honor of Women’s History Month,” event coordinator Andrea McMurray said. “The 2021 theme, ‘Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced’, is carried out through the work of this year’s keynotes.”

The event is sponsored by the College of Education & Human Development’s Education Leadership Research Center and Office of Organization Development and Diversity Initiatives, as well as Texas A&M’s Women’s Faculty Network and the Women’s and Gender Studies program.

Pre-register for the 2021 Women’s Research on Women Symposium at Once registered, the Zoom link will be provided. This event is open to Texas A&M University faculty, staff and students.

Keynote speakers and topics include:

Dr. Meg Penrose, Professor of Law – “Building Bench Strength: The Need for More Female Judges”

Dr. Nandini Bhattacharya, Professor of English – “How Empire Creates Homelessness”

Dr. Zohreh R. Eslami, Professor, Educational Psychology, – “Gender Role Stereotyping in Textbooks”

Dr. Mary Alfred, Professor of Adult Education & Human Resource Development – “Women of Color in Leadership”

Dr. Shannon Deer, Interim Associate Dean, Mays Business School – “Lessons on Resilience from Women Overcomers”

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