Women as Intercultural Leaders:
Imagination, Innovation, Integrity
Second interdisciplinary conference exploring the intersections of women's studies, international and multicultural education, and leadership development
sponsored by the
Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership
Saint Mary’s College
Notre Dame, Indiana USA
September 30 – October 2, 2010
(Thursday noon to noon Saturday)
For more information and to register visit CWIL’s conference website
The Center for Women's Intercultural Leadership (CWIL) marks 10 years of fostering the intercultural competence critical for the next generation of women leaders across the Saint Mary’s campus, connecting with communities at the local, state, national, and global levels. This interactive conference brings together theorists, scholars, professionals, educators, community activists, practitioners, and students. Participants will have opportunities for networking, sharing best practices, and joining a national conversation about emerging work on the many facets of women’s intercultural leadership and collaborations between colleges and communities and across disciplines.
The Conference will also feature:
- Keynote Speaker: Dr. Beverly D. Tatum, President of Spelman College, scholar, teacher, recognized expert in race relations, and leader in higher education.
- 30 concurrent sessions with presenters from 17 U.S. states and five countries.
- Pre-Conference Luncheon with Julie Castro Abrams, a national leader in microfinance and women’s entrepreneurship.
- TEATRO LUNA, an all-Latina theater ensemble presenting original work that honors Latina lives and showcases the talents of Latina/Hispana artists.
- “Picturing Paradise: Cuadros by the Peruvian Women of the Pamplona Alta as Visions of Hope,” an exhibit featuring hand-fabricated textile artwork by women of two art cooperatives located in Pamplona Alta, a shanty town near Lima, Peru
- Ladli undefined ‘beloved daughter’undefined a photo exhibit telling stories of the plight of some young girls and women in India.
- Pray the Devil Back to Hell, a film chronicling the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country introduced by producer Abigail Disney.