Past Press Releases

Lunchtime Seminar: Growing Up Asian-American: Teens and Peer Discrimination

March 15, 2007

Wellesley, MA- Jennifer Grossman, National Institutes of Child and Human Development (NICHD) Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Wellesley Centers for Women, will discuss the relationships between discrimination, mental health, and social competence for Asian American youth, and how peer relationships may support healthy development in the face of discrimination.

Lunchtime Seminar Series programs are free and open to the public. Held Thursdays from 12:30 to 1:30 in the Cheever House Library, the seminars highlight the work of Wellesley Centers for Women researchers and program staff. For more information, call 781.283.2500 or visit 

For more than 30 years, the Wellesley Centers for Women has been a driving force—both behind the scenes and in the spotlight—promoting positive change for women and men, girls and boys. WCW brings together an interdisciplinary community of scholars engaged in research, training, analysis, and action. Our groundbreaking work is dedicated to looking at the world through the eyes of women with the goal of shaping a better world for all.