Friday, February 16, 2018 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Women's and Gender Studies third International Women’s Issues Conference (IWIC) Women in TECH: The Next Generation of Activists offering discussions, panels and research presentations by international, national and local scholars on a variety of themes dealing with women’s issues.

The conference invites dialogues surrounding Women’s Issues about the areas of information and knowledge: power and leadership; education and policy; technology and infrastructure that affect women in the intersections of race, social class, gender and sexuality on intellectual and institutional perspectives, local and global forums, public and intimate spaces. All disciplines and levels of professional and graduate scholarship are welcome. This conference will foster the discussion of global issues affecting women directly or indirectly through education, the use of technology and the transformation of leadership skills.

View the full 2018 IWIC Program Booklet here.

9:00 am- 9:15 am
Welcome: M.C. Santana, University of Central Florida

9:30 am- 10:30 am
Key West Ballroom AB, Student Union
Session Title: The Critical Gaps in IPV Policies

Key West Ballroom CD, Student Union
Session Title: Inclusive Education (Research Papers)

10:45 am- 11:45 am
Key West Ballroom AB, Student Union
Session Title: Roundtable: Bilingual and Bicultural Identity in Women Students in Higher
Education in the US and Russia

Key West Ballroom CD, Student Union
Session Title: Intersecting Identities

1:15 pm- 2:30 pm
Key West Ballroom AB, Student Union
KEYNOTE Speaker
Dr. Josephine Kulea, Samburu Girls Foundation
*Content Warning/ Trigger Warning*

3:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Key West Ballroom AB, Student Union
Session Title: Bridging Culture and Language in Russia: Fulbright Hays GPA Curriculum
Program

Key West Ballroom CD, Student Union
Session Title: Think Outside My Box: Factors Impacting Opinions on Rape-Related Abortions

4:00 pm- 4:30 pm Filipino Student Association
Cultural Dance Troupe Performance

Free and open to the public.

More info at: http://wgst.cah.ucf.edu/conferences/womens-issues-conference/ 

Location:

Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218A)


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Health technology International Affairs and Global Strategies Violence prevention Women