World Affairs Council of Oregon hosts free "Teaching About Women in the World Conference"
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The World Affairs Council of Oregon’s Global Classroom Program, in conjunction with the 2014 International Speaker Series “Women Changing the World”, presents:
A FREE Conference for K-12 Educators and Youth Leaders
Teaching About Women in the World
"Holding Up Half the Sky"
Saturday May 17, 8:30am - 3:00pm at Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union
Teaching About Women in the World” is a professional development opportunity for educators and youth leaders that will explore these and other big questions in a day-long conference. Participants will leave with teaching tools around global women’s issues addressing history & human rights, education & leadership, politics & governance, health & the environment, trade & economics, culture & the arts and much more. Think globally, teach locally - and join us for this exciting day of resource gathering and personal enrichment. More details to come!
The Conference is free with a $10 fee for lunch. The registration deadline is May 13. Early registration is highly recommended!
- Why does investment in girl’s education and women entrepreneurs matter?
- What roles have women played in grassroots revolutions around the globe?
- What roles do women play in the economic bloom of developing countries?
- How do women across the globe live, work and play?
- How do we ensure that the future for girls is bright, safe, equal and rewarding?
Expand your knowledge with experts from: PSU’s Center for Women, Politics and Policy & Women’s Studies Department, The United Nations & the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization, Oregon Health Science University & Women in Architecture, Engineering and the Trades, The UN’s Girl Up Program, Intel’s Girl Rising, Music Camp for Girls in Bahrain, Oregon Tradeswomen’s Building Girls Program & more!
Questions? Contact Karen Ettinger, Global Classroom Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Portland State University
Smith Memorial Student Union
Portland, OR 97201