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.
News from the Network
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 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.
On Monday, November 14th, from 4:30-6:30pm, CWGL will host a memorial ceremony for Wangari Muta Maathai--philosopher, environmentalist, educationist, political activist, freedom fighter, mother, grandmother, and guiding light--at St. John the Divine.
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.
Engage 2012: It Starts with Hope and Ends with Change
Opening Event December 8, 2011
The Women of Color Policy Network at New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service will host a wide cross-section of advocates and experts to identify common policy goals and targets and how to address structural and institutional inequalities and disparities present in society.
The public is welcome to attend the convening.
December 8, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in New York City.
For more information on the event and to RSVP, visit:
The first joint Families and Work Institute and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference,Work-Life Focus: 2012 and Beyond, will be held at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC, on November 8-10, 2011. The event has ben designed to address urgent contemporary issues, provide strategies for senior business leaders, and initiate a meaningful dialogue about what comes next in the world of work.
Apply now for an exciting program for undergraduate, graduate, and professional female students from across the country! The Practicum in Advocacy at the UN has organized delegations of women students to attend CSW meetings as part of an academic program and whirlwind of activities.
Applications due November 13th and are available online.
From idealistic young civil rights organizer, to lesbian feminist separatist, Charlotte Bunch was an internationally recognized leader of a campaign that put women's rights on the global human rights agenda!
Special Discounts for Women's Conferences
NCRW is offering a special discount to attend the following women's conferences:
Please click on the links for a pdf with more information and the discount code to use when registering.
by Call for Abstracts!
Authors are invited to submit abstracts of 250 words or less that describe how they have utilized new media and technology-based strategies to increase knowledge, awareness and enhance young people's sexual health. Abstracts are currently being accepted for this innovative conference and can be submitted by clickinghere.
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