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    Sounding the Alarm: Speaking Up Against Workplace Harassment, Discrimination, and Labor Abuse

    November 8, 2021

    Wellesley College alumnae will share their powerful stories of speaking out against labor abuse and their hopes for a more equitable workplace for women in a virtual panel moderated by Linda Wertheimer.

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    Supporting Adolescent Mental Health in the “New Normal”

    October 27, 2021

    Researchers and practitioners will discuss how school communities can support mental health for middle school and high school students.

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    Meet Our Wellesley College Interns

    September 2021

    Five Wellesley College students will partner with a mentor at WCW to study topics including depression prevention, afterschool programming, adolescent social media use, care work, and gender-based violence prevention.

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    Evolutions of Womanism

    September 2021

    Layli Maparyan, Ph.D., and Sheron Fraser-Burgess, Ph.D., discuss the importance of the African/African-descended worldview in higher education and global problem solving today.

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    Engaging Black Girls in STEM With Culturally Responsive Education

    August 2021

    LaShawnda Lindsay, Ph.D., discusses how Black Girls Create and other culturally responsive maker programs can boost Black girls' interest and success in STEM.

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Q&A: COVID-19 and Paid Leave

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South Asian mother tends to a sick child.Deniz Çivril, Ph.D., discusses ongoing studies by our Women in the Workplace Research Initiative related to the COVID-19 pandemic, paid sick leave, and paid parental leave.

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