• School Partnerships

    Partnerships are Critical to Student Success

    September 2016

    When schools partner with out-of-school time programs, learning happens year-round, which helps low-income students keep up with their more affluent peers, writes Betsy Starr, M.Ed. of the National Institute on Out-of-School Time in our Women Change Worlds blog.

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  • Fall Lunchtime Seminar Series

    Lunchtime Seminar Series

    September 22 – November 10, 2016

    Join us for a lineup of thought-provoking conversations this fall during our Lunchtime Seminar Series, which run on Thursdays at 12:30 p.m., from September 22 to November 10. During these free, public events, WCW scholars will share new findings, highlight works in progress, or lead discussions on topics including early childhood education, mental health, girls in STEM, and health care.

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  • Women's Review of Books

    September/October Women's Review of Books Available Now

    September/October 2016

    The newest issue of Women's Review of Books features Paula Kamen’s review of We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to Covergirl®, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement by Andi Zeisler, along with many other book reviews. Purchase the entire issue, or read select sections online for free.

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  • Sil Lai Abrams

    An Intimate Look at Race: Growing Up Biracial in a Racially Torn World

    October 25, 2016

    Sil Lai Abrams, author of Black Lotus: A Woman’s Search for Racial Identity, will join WCW’s Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., Layli Maparyan, Ph.D., and Linda M. Williams, Ph.D., for an evening of conversation about biracial identity, family violence, and multiracial women in the media. The evening event, which is free and open to the public, will feature a book reading and signing with the author and a discussion panel with WCW scholars.

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