New Findings: Gender, Culture, and Civic Engagement in the Trump Era
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In the days leading up to and immediately following the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., a WCW research scientist, surveyed over 1,600 people from across the country, aged 18-80+ to better understand how they felt about the election and its results. 

Dr. Charmaraman and her research team will share results from the survey during our final Lunchtime Seminar of the year, "Life in the Trump Era: A Look at Gender, Culture, and Civic Engagement," on Thursday, November 30 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Cheever House, 828 Washington St, Wellesley. 

For those unable to attend, this program will be streamed live on Facebook and archived on our website.
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How Can Parents Help Teens Make Healthy Decisions About Dating, Relationships, and Sex?

Listen and meet teens where they are in terms of their development and experiences, says WCW Research Scientist Jennifer Grossman, Ph.D. Watch this brief video to hear her advice.
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Women's Review of Books Looks to Genius of Octavia Butler

The November/December 2017 issue of Women's Review of Books highlights the genius of Octavia Butler and looks at other books by and about women on the relationships between First Ladies and slaves in their households, the history of the U.S. gay and lesbian left, and the women2drive campaign that challenged Saudi Arabia's prohibition on women driving.

Those who subscribe to the Review can read the full issue online and will receive a hard copy in the mail. Those who do not can read the above mentioned articles for free online. 

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Join the Conversation, Listen in on Recent Events

Research should not sit on the shelf, it should be shared with the world. That's why scholars at WCW prioritize putting research into action and starting important conversations about our work. Immerse yourself in these conversations by engaging with audio and video recordings from recent events:
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Thank you for your interest in helping to shape a better world for women and girls, families and communities. To learn more about the Wellesley Centers for Women and how our research informs social change, visit our website

Katherine Stone Kaufmann '67 Executive Director
Wellesley Centers for Women
Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College, 106 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02481