WGST is proud to host our Fall 2016 Price Lecturer, Dr. Farida Jalalzai, on Wednesday, November 2nd at 7:00 PM in Valders 206. Her lecture is entitled “The Global Dimensions of Women’s Executive Leadership”. Dr. Farida Jalalzai is the Hannah Atkins Endowed Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at Oklahoma State University. Her research analyzes the representation and behavior of women and minorities in politics and the role of gender in the political arena. Her work focuses on women national leaders, women in Congress, and media representation of women candidates. She is the author of Shattered, Cracked and Firmly Intact: Women and the Executive Glass Ceiling Worldwide, Women Presidents of Latin America: Beyond Family Ties? She is also working on a co-edited volume “Measuring Women’s Political Empowerment Worldwide” (with Amy C. Alexander and Catherine Bolzendahl) and a co-authored book, Senhora Presidenta: Women’s Representation in Brazil during Dilma Rousseff’s Presidency (with Luther Professor Pedro dos Santos). All are welcome!
Please join us as we celebrate our hosting of the Fabric of Peace project. It is a collection of three quilts on display in Gregerson Gallery (CFA) and the Women and Gender Equality Center. We have the three quilts, all made by women to pursue peace in the world, on display for the month of September. We will have an opening reception for WGST with one of the project coordinators, Christel Badey sharing her insights about the project, Friday, September 16th, 4pm, in the WGEC (Gjerset House). All are invited. Following reception we will engage in a Peace Walk around campus.