"Women Changing the World" FREE Conference
Think Globally, Teach Locally!! DON’T MISS the World Affairs Council’s
FREE Conference for K-12 Educators and Youth Program Leaders
Teaching About Women in the World “Holding up Half the Sky”
Saturday, May 17th, 2014 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union
• What roles have women played in grassroots revolutions around the globe?
• Why does investment in girl’s education & women entrepreneurs matter?
• What roles do women play in the economic boom of developing countries?
• How do we ensure that the future for girls is bright, safe, equal and rewarding?
• How do women across the globe live, work and play?
“Teaching About Women in the World” is a professional development opportunity that will explore these and other big questions in this day-long Conference.
Join us for a day of resource gathering and personal enrichment on global women’s issues in:
History & Equal Rights Education & Leadership Politics & Governance
Health & the Environment Trade & Economics Religion & Belief Systems
Media Literacy Oppression & Human Trafficking Culture & the Arts
Expand your knowledge with experts from:
PSU’s Center for Women, Politics and Policy, Women’s Studies Department &
School of Art and Design, Oregon Women’s History Consortium
The United Nations & the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization
Oregon Health Science University & Women in Architecture, Engineering & the Trades
The UN’s Girl-Up Program, Intel’s Girl Rising, Girls Inc. & Music Camp for Girls Bahrain
Small Group Special Interest Discussions over Lunch!!
Early Registration Recommended! The DEADLINE is May 13th!
The Conference itself is FREE with a $10 fee for Lunch. 7.5 PDU Certificate for all. Register online:
Questions? Contact Karen Ettinger, K-12 Global Classroom Director. firstname.lastname@example.org
This Conference is in conjunction with the WAC 2014 International Speaker Series
“Women Changing the World”. For more information go to www.worldoregon.org