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About Women's Studies Symposium

Women in Leadership Symposium

women in leadership symposium

In 2011 the Innagural Women In Leadership Symposium was hosted by the Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement in partnership with the Texas Diversity Council. This year the Women's & Gender Studies and the Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center are proud to announce the continuation of the momentum established by hosting the symposium this Spring.

The mission of the Women in Leadership Symposium is to bring together a diverse mix of successful women leaders who, through the discussion of topics relevant to today's issues, educate, inspire and encourage women to reflect on their own goals and status as they strive to move higher in their organizations. Read more...

Binding Equality: A Women's Studies Symposium

The Women's Studies Program was proud to announce "Binding Equality: A Women's Studies Symposium" in collaboration with the Museum of Texas Tech University during the month of March (Women's History Month).

The symposium will coincide with the exhibition “Speaking Volumes: Books and Ideas from 1250-1862”. This exhibition will showcase ancient and rare books, documents, and manuscripts from the Remnant Trust.remnant trust

Guest Speakers Included:

    • Stephanie Eckroth, PhD, Lecturer, Baylor University - What's in a Name?: Women Writers in the Nineteenth-Century Book Market
    • Maura Ives, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of English, Texas A&M University - Books as Women, Women as Books: Gender and Book Design in the 19th Century
    • Jodi Thomas, MS, Writer in Residence, West Texas A&M University
    • 2012

Women in Leadership Program

Volunteer Needs

Please help make the Women In Leadership Symposium a huge success by serving as a volunteer. Specific tasks, as well as miscellaneous duties, are offered to provide you an experience of a behind the scenes look at organizing and planning a conference of this nature. Contact womens.studies@ttu.edu

  • Conference Registration and Information Table Monitor
  • Greeters/Guides



Contact: womens.studies@ttu.edu