Center for the Education of Women

Related News

Link to:Five Ford School students awarded CEW scholarships
Sep 05, 2012
The Center for the Education of Women has named the Ford School's Emma Maack (MPP student), Caroline Meehan (MPP[...]

Related Past Events

The United States is the largest source of greenhouse gases in the world and influences international policy. It turns out that Native American communities have the potential to generate up to one half of present US electrical consumption through producing power from the wind. This is the alternative to both military intervention into oil rich countries, and represents the potential for ecological sustainability.
2013 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Equal pay advocate Lilly Ledbetter will recount her story of discrimination at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the subsequent legal battle that resulted in the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Her experience resonates with women everywhere who continue to struggle for equity in the workplace.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Free and open to the public. Race and gender discrimination play an enormous role in all of our institutions, including media. This lecture will provide concepts, tools, and stories that help us close gaps and generate unity. A leading figure in the racial justice movement, Rinku Sen has positioned the Applied Research Center as a national home for media, research and activism for social change.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Marie Hardin teaches classes that focus on sports and society at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her research concentrates on diversity, ethics and professional practices in mediated sports. Her work has been published in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly , Sociology of Sport Journal , Sex Roles , Newspaper Research Journal , Mass Communication & Society , Journalism , Journal of Sports Management , and The Howard Journal of Communications , among others.
2012 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
The Center for the Education of Women 2007 Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist - Anne Ladky Despite women's progress, approximately one-third of all full time working women earn less than $25,000 per year; over 15 million earn less than $9/hour. When millions of workers earn too little to support their families, they are cut off from the American dream– the chance to build a better life for themselves and their children. With lesser incomes, they consume less, which threatens economic growth. Ms.
2007 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm