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Teaching about Women in the World "Holding up Half the Sky"

Event Date: 
May 17, 2014 - 08:30 - 15:00

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.
This Conference is in conjunction with the WAC 2014 International Speaker Series
“Women Changing the World”. For more information go to

Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97201
United States

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