Marist to Host 24th Annual Women & Society Conference
POUGHKEEPSIE (Oct. 17, 2015) – Marist College will host the 24th Annual Women & Society Conference on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 23th and 24th, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Stacey Radin on the topic of “Power, Passion and Purpose…that’s what women are made of!”
Conference sessions are organized under the subjects of "Setting the Terms: Labels & Identification," "Misogynistic Melodies: Negative Portrayals of Women in the American Music Industry—A Round Table," "Literature & Feminist Politics," "Round Table Discussion on Women’s Studies Programs," "Empowering Technology?" "Relational Aggression & Abuse," "Gender & Violence," "Roundtable Discussion: Gender, Politics & the 2016 Election," "Sexism in Film," "Staged Readings: Social Justice Gender Issues on Campus," "Feminism and Cultural Perspectives," and "Going the Extra Mile: Athletics and Gender."
Dr. Radin is a psychologist, researcher, and consultant who has dedicated her career to the development of girls and women. She is the founder and president of Corporate Equilibrium, specializing in the psychology of organizational effectiveness, and a member of the United Nation’s Working Group on Girls.
Dr. Radin is also Founder and CEO of Unleashed, a social justice program for middle school girls, empowering them to take a stand against an injustice they care deeply about; advocating for animal rights and welfare.
Most recently, she is the author of Brave Girls: Raising Young Women with Passion and Purpose to Become Powerful Leaders with Leslie Goldman.
For the full conference program, click here.