Re:Gender works to end gender inequity and discrimination against girls and women by exposing root causes and advancing research-informed action. Working with multiple sectors and disciplines, we are shaping a world that demands fairness across difference.
Recipients receive national recognition and can strategically leverage their awards with funders, administrators, Board members and the media.
This year, applicants are eligible to win 2 free tickets on Southwest Airlines!(Random drawing in December - check airline website for destinations)
"This Award raises the visibility of recipients in the community, among peers, decision-makers, and resource allocators. It provides national recognition for research and scholarship that can be leveraged during budget negotiations, promotions, and competitive grant applications. Without a doubt, I would encourage others to apply." Lisa McClain, Gender Studies Program, Boise State University (Recipient of NCRW Emerging Center Award 2010)
Application Deadline: December 2, 2011, 5:00 pm EST
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION, CLICK HERE.
The celebration will start with an expert panel event on Tuesday afternoon that is free and open to the public followed by a Reception and Dinner at 6 PM at Cipriani Wall Street. Member Center tickets are available at half price ($250). For further details or to order tickets, contact: NCRW Benefit Office: firstname.lastname@example.org; tel: 646.786.1794
NCRW Western Regional Conference 2011
JUST IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: HIGHLIGHTS ARE NOW POSTED!
Stalled in the Pipelines: Opening Pathways to Women's Leadership
October 13-14, 2011
Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California
Fatima Goss Graves is Vice President for Education and Employment at the National Women's Law Center, where she works to promote the rights of women and girls at school and in the workplace. [To become a Featured Expert, contact Communications Director Vivienne Heston-Demirel: email@example.com].
News from the Network
Engage 2012: It Starts with Hope and Ends with Change
Opening Event December 8, 2011
The Women of Color Policy Network at NYU Wagner will host a panel of experts to identify common policy goals in the lead up to the 2012 elections.Open to the public.
December 8, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in New York City.
For more information on the event or to RSVP, visit:
Eligibility varies among grant yet all applications must be received by the deadline December 5, 2011.
Help Us Celebrate 30 Years of CROW, and 100 Years of Women at the University of Memphis!
To celebrate 30 years of feminist based research at CROW, and 100 years of women at the University of Memphis, CROW will honor 100 women who made a difference to the University. If you know of an exceptional woman from the University of Memphis, nominate her. Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2011.
The Center is also currently working with the National Council for Research on Women and the Institute for Women's Studies at the University of Georgia on a project to understand the impact of increased child care funding allocated to low income women and families under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
More Women Leaders, Not Just Big Budgets,Leads to Greater Corporate Social Responsibility According to Gender and Corporate Social Responsibility:It's a Matter of Sustainability, a joint study between Catalyst and Harvard Business School, companies with more women board directors and corporate officers contributed significantly more charitable funds, on average, than companies with fewer or no women in senior roles.
The Center for Women Policy Studies has been mobilizing state legislators across the country to endorse a Policy Resolution on Reproductive Rights and Justice. The resolution calls for designating the week of January 22 - 28, 2012 as Reproductive Rights Awareness Week, to encourage public awareness, conversation, and support for reproductive rights and women's health nationwide. You can express support for the Resolution by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Women's Media Center Social Media Award
The Women's Media Center invites you to participate in online voting for their Social Media Award. The women nominated are extraordinary bloggers, social media gurus, activists, and new media creators from across the country. To vote, click here
The winner will be announced at the Women's Media Awards on November 30, 2011 in New York City. Click here to purchase tickets.
The Center for Public Scholarship presents the 26th conference from the Social Research journal at The New School. This public conference aims to engage both experts and the public in discussions that will deepen our understandings of the ways in which higher education is changing and outline the ways in which U.S. university leadership can work to ensure that U.S. universities adapt and thrive as their contexts change.
Tough Cookies is the story of Girl Scouting's 100-year legacy of developing ethical, confident leaders, and about girls and young women who are already proving they can make their country and this world a better place.