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Keynote Speaker: 16th Annual Women's Studies Conference
Start Date: 3/24/2017Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 3/24/2017End Time: 7:00 PM

Event Description:
The 16th annual Women's Studies Conference at UWF is scheduled for Friday, March 24 from 8am-8pm in the UWF Conference Center. The conference will feature scholarly papers, poster presentations, visual and performance art pieces by graduate and undergraduate students that address women, gender, and sexuality.
The luncheon presentation will be delivered by this year’s recipient of the Mary F. Rogers Faculty Award for Women’s Studies, Dr. Dione King, Assistant Professor of Social Work, whose research centers on domestic violence. The title of Dr. King’s presentation is "Dating violence as a health-risk behavior: Exploring the presence of dating violence in the lives of adolescents and young adult women."
At 6pm, the keynote address will be delivered by Captain Wendy B. Lawrence. Her talk is titled "There Goes One - My Journey to Success in a Man's World." Captain Lawrence is a retired United States Navy Captain, veteran NASA astronaut, recipient of multiple commendations as a naval officer and helicopter pilot, and one of the first two female helicopter pilots to make a long deployment over the Indian Ocean. Currently, Captain Lawrence dedicates her time to educating the public about NASA’s spaceflight programs at the Kennedy Space Center, and she is actively involved in developing STEM education programs.
The event is free and open to the public but registration is required.
Register at: We encourage you to share this information with your mailing lists and other contacts.
Proudly Sponsored By:
The Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program | The Women’s Studies Collective | Office of Equity & Diversity | John C. Pace Symposium Series | Student Government Association | John C. Pace Library | College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities | Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering | College of Education and Professional Studies | College of Health | Graduate School | Office of Undergraduate Research | Dean of Students Office | Title IX Programs | School of Nursing | Division of Anthropology and Archaeology | Department of Philosophy | Department of English | Trident Home Loans
Location Information:
UWF Pensacola Campus  (View Map)
11000 University Pkwy.
Pensacola, FL 32514
Phone: (850) 474-3000
Contact Information:
Name: Rebecca Steward
Phone: 8504742672
Who Can Attend?
  • Current Students
  • Prospective Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Alumni
  • General Public
  • Division/College:
    Academic Affairs: College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

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