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NOMINATE TODAY for NCRW's Member Center Awards 2012
Recipients receive national recognition and can strategically leverage their awards with funders, administrators, Board members and the media.
This year, applicants are eligible to win 2 free tickets on Southwest Airlines! (Random drawing in December - check airline website for destinations)
"This Award raises the visibility of recipients in the community, among peers, decision-makers, and resource allocators. It provides national recognition for research and scholarship that can be leveraged during budget negotiations, promotions, and competitive grant applications. Without a doubt, I would encourage others to apply." Lisa McClain , Gender Studies Program, Boise State University (Recipient of NCRW Emerging Center Award 2010)
Application Deadline: December 2, 2011, 5:00 pm EST
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION, CLICK HERE .
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|Beth Brooke, Abigail Disney and Women, War & Peace, Anita Hill, and Soledad O'Brien to Be Honored |
NCRW Western Regional Conference 2011
|JUST IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: HIGHLIGHTS ARE NOW POSTED!|Stalled in the Pipelines: Opening Pathways to Women's Leadership
October 13-14, 2011
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Fatima Goss Graves is Vice President for Education and Employment at the National Women's Law Center , where she works to promote the rights of women and girls at school and in the workplace
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Engage 2012: It Starts with Hope and Ends with Change
Opening Event December 8, 2011 The Women of Color Policy Network at NYU Wagner will host a panel of experts to identify common policy goals in the lead up to the 2012 elections. Open to the public.
December 8, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in New York City.
For more information on the event or to RSVP, visit:
Ending Violence Against Women - 16 Days Campaign News
The 2011 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign (November 25 to December 10, 2011) theme is From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let's Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women. For more details, visit the 16 Days website .
Call for Proposals from Graduate Students
Help Us Celebrate 30 Years of CROW, and 100 Years of Women at the University of Memphis!
To celebrate 30 years of feminist based research at CROW , and 100 years of women at the University of Memphis, CROW will honor 100 women who made a difference to the University. If you know of an exceptional woman from the University of Memphis, nominate her. Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2011. The Center is also currently working with the National Council for Research on Women and the Institute for Women's Studies at the University of Georgia on a project to understand the impact of increased child care funding allocated to low income women and families under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
The Jean Baker Miller Training Institute is hosting a special colloquium, "Getting to the truths about race: Reflections on the politics of connection in The Help" on Thursday, December 1 on the Wellesley College campus in Wellesley, MA. Preview or purchase a related paper here: www.wcwonline.org/publications .
Listen to WCW scholars Audio recordings of several recent WCW lunchtime seminars, during which scholars shared findings and expertise, are now available online: www.wcwonline.org/audioarchive .
News from IWPR
| | More Women Leaders, Not Just Big Budgets,Leads to Greater Corporate Social Responsibility
According to Gender and Corporate Social Responsibility:It's a Matter of Sustainability , a joint study between Catalyst and Harvard Business School, companies with more women board directors and corporate officers contributed significantly more charitable funds, on average, than companies with fewer or no women in senior roles.
| | The Center for Women Policy Studies has been mobilizing state legislators across the country to endorse a Policy Resolution on Reproductive Rights and Justice . The resolution calls for designating the week of January 22 - 28, 2012 as Reproductive Rights Awareness Week, to encourage public awareness, conversation, and support for reproductive rights and women's health nationwide. You can express support for the Resolution by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Women's Media Center Social Media Award The Women's Media Center invites you to participate in online voting for their Social Media Award. The women nominated are extraordinary bloggers, social media gurus, activists, and new media creators from across the country. To vote, click here
The winner will be announced at the Women's Media Awards on November 30, 2011 in New York City. Click here to purchase tickets.
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The Future of Higher Education, December 8-9 2011
at the New School for Social Research
The Center for Public Scholarship presents the 26th conference from the Social Research journal at The New School . This public conference aims to engage both experts and the public in discussions that will deepen our understandings of the ways in which higher education is changing and outline the ways in which U.S. university leadership can work to ensure that U.S. universities adapt and thrive as their contexts change.
Click here for full program and registration.
Special Discounts for Women's Conference
NCRW is offering a special discount to attend the following women's conference:
Massachusetts Conference for Women
December 8th, 2011, Boston
Please click on the link for a pdf with more information and the discount code to use when registering.
Athena Film Festival All-Access Passes on Sale!
The Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard and Women and Hollywood are pleased to announce that the second Annual Athena Film Festival will be held February 9-12, 2012 at Barnard College in New York City.
NCRW is extending the opportunity to purchase all-access passes at discounted rates before they go on sale to the general public on December 12, 2011.
There are several options for festival passes:
State of Young America Report Released
Discounted Tickets for:
Love, Loss and What I Wore
An intimate collection of stories by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron.
TWO TICKETS FOR $99* (REG. $158)
Offer good on performances through December 11, 2011.
1. ONLINE:Visit www.broadwayoffers.com and enter code LLLSP77
2. BY PHONE: Call 212-947-8844 and mention code LLLSP77
See Full Cast & Schedule at:
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New Publication: Tough Cookies: Leadership Lessons from 100 Years of the Girl Scouts by Kathy Cloninger
"The best way to solve America's leadership crisis is to put more women in top leadership roles. And the best way to grow tomorrow's women leaders is to grow strong girl leaders today."
Tough Cookies is the story of Girl Scouting's 100-year legacy of developing ethical, confident leaders, and about girls and young women who are already proving they can make their country and this world a better place.
The book is available for purchase from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Buy.com or read an excerpt here