Texas Tech University

33rd Annual Conference on the Advancement of Women

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Texas Tech University | April 21, 2017 | Student Union Building

About the Conference

The conference will kick off with a pre-conference event on Thursday, April 20 and continue on Friday, April 21 with simultaneous panel sessions conducted throughout the day and including the keynote speaker. Our annual conference provides a multitude of educational offerings for professionals at all levels of experience and specialty.

Since 1984, over 50 guest scholars and activist have spoken on this campus as keynote speakers. Guest scholars have included a Chief Nurse and Colonel in the US Army Reserves, Dr. Margarethe Cammermeyer, a former Vice-Presidential candidate and an inductee to the National Women's Hall of Fame, member Winona LaDuke, as well as one of the founding members of the second wave of the women's movement and current recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award, Gloria Steinem.

This year we are delighted to welcome the honorable former congresswoman Pat Schroeder.

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