2015 Summer Global Symposium on Women's Leadership

Jun
05

 

We would like to extend our warmest invitation to you to participate in the Global Symposium on Women’s Leadership. This symposium is designed as a seminar for presentation of papers and ideas regarding gender equity and fairness in leadership opportunities in the social and economic structures of society.

You are welcome to present a paper on an aspect of women’s studies, or you may wish to attend as an observer or panel member. If you wish to present a paper you will be requested to submit a brief abstract for review by the Symposium Organization Committee. Papers presented are peer reviewed by reviewers for possible inclusion in book of abstracts.

We look forward to welcoming you to beautiful city of Los Angeles (Metro).

Call for Abstracts

  • SUBMISSION OF AN ABSTRACT, TOPIC OF INTEREST OR PROPOSAL WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REGISTRATION. TIME SCHEDULE TO BE DETERMINED LATER AFTER ALL THE ABSTRACTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.
  • BASED ON THE APPROVAL FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACT, DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF FINAL PAPER IS NO LATER THAN, MAY 29, 2015.
  • EACH PRESENTATION IS TO BE APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES IN LENGTH.
  • SUBMISSION OF PAPER AND PRESENTATION IS TO BE EMAILED TO: CONFERENCE@UOFRIVERSIDE.COM

Topics

Abstracts of research papers in 150-200 words are invited from female professionals, females of any age interested in career growth, men who are supportive of women in leadership, executives, supervisors, managers, administrators, educators and Ph.D. scholars/Post Graduate students on contemporary issues in Women’s Leadership befitting any of the conference tracks mentioned below. Topics of interest for submissions include, but are not limited to:

  • GENDER AND HISTORY
  • WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
  • WOMEN IN THE UNIVERSITY: BENEFITS AND BARRIERS
  • MARKET LIMITATIONS ON WOMEN’S CAREERS
  • GLASS CEILINGS IN THE WORKPLACE
  • TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS: PORTRAITS OF WOMEN UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTS
  • ECONOMICS OF GENDER
  • WOMEN AT WORK: WOMEN EXECUTIVES AND COMPANY BOARDS
  • WOMEN AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: A DILEMMA
  • WOMEN IN THE MILITARY: MOTHERHOOD, WAR AND VETERANS
  • POLITICS OF GENDER IN TRANSNATIONAL CONTEXTS
  • GENDER AND THE ENVIRONMENT
  • THE FUTURE OF FEMINISM
  • CULTURE AND WOMEN’S PROGRESS
  • REPRODUCTIVE POLITICS
  • WOMEN’S EDUCATION AND POPULATION GROWTH
  • WOMEN’S HEALTH, POLITICS AND THE CHILD
  • WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND THE LAW

Panel Discussions

Proposals from those who would like to facilitate a panel discussion are welcomed. The proposals may address any of the topics falling within the scope of the conference themes.

Panel Discussions provide an opportunity for public discussion among a selected group of panelists. Central to the success of a panel discussion is the choice of a good topic as the focus for discussion and panel lists that bring differing perspectives and are confident in making clear arguments in a live situation. Panels should comprise of three to five scholars who present their arguments; a discussant offers critical comment on the arguments made and the discussion is opened up to the participating audience.

The proposal must include:

  • Title
  • Panel Chair(s) (if necessary)
  • Speakers Name, Affiliation and Email
  • Scope
  • Objective and motivation

The Global Symposium on Women’s Leadership will set aside space for those who wish to pursue discussion of a particular topic or issue. Interested individuals should submit a proposal not more than 400 words, on or before May 29, 2015. In addition, the proposal should indicate the duration of the panel discussion (preferred duration is 90 minutes).

If you are interested in organizing Panel Discussion for the Global Symposium on Women’s Leadership, please email your proposal to conference@uofriverside.com

Submissions should be in MS Word format.

Virtual Presentation

We understand that some presenters will not be able to make the trip to United Stated to present their research paper mainly due to financial and/or political restrictions on travel. Therefore, with the use of Skype, authors of accepted papers have the same publication opportunities as regular presenters. A research works submitted without the participant attending the conference in person, but presented via video conference are refereed and published (if accepted) in the conference proceedings. Conference fees are the same for both virtual and face-to-face presentation.

You can submit a research paper, case study, work in progress and report for virtual presentation under the open call for papers via email to conference@uofriverside.com.

Please reference Global Symposium on Women’s Leadership in your submission.

Sessions Chair Participation

The Global Symposium on Women’s Leadership invites presenters to become a Session Chair.

The duties of the Session Chair include, but are not limited to:

  1. Introduction of every presenter including their biography.
  2. Management of presentation time.
  3. Run question and answer session upon completion of presentation

Individuals that are interested in participating as a Session Chair, please email your Resume or CV to conference@uofriverside.com. The proposal will be reviewed by the Steering Committees.

Program

To be announced. Please note the conference details are subject to change without notice. You may email us at conference@uofriverside.com if you have any questions.

Attendance Certificates

Conference attendees and presenters are given a certificate of attendance at the end of the event. Please note that conference delegates must stay for the duration of the 2-day conference. Additional fees will apply for any request to mail the certificate.

INSURANCE

We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for losses or damages of any type, to conference delegates or their companions, either during, or as a direct or indirect result, of the conference. All delegates and companions are advised to review their own insurance policies and obtain any additional coverage charges as may be needed or desired.

Accomodations

Hampton Inn & Suites Riverside/Corona East
4250 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, California  92505
Tel: 1-951-352-5020 Fax: 1-951-354-2830
Room Reservation
Corporate #0002734701

Please contact the hotel directly for reservations. For additional assistance, you may email us at conference@uofriverside.com.

SPONSORED BY

School of Extended Education
University of Riverside
Riverside, California 92505
Phone: (951) 637-0100 Fax: (951) 637-0400

CONFERENCE DVDs & MEDIA

The full 2-day conference is available as a set of DVDs. If you are interested in a particular presentation, you may purchase a single DVD with your desired presentation only. Total cost for a single DVD is $79 USD and total cost for a complete set of DVDs per conference is $199 USD. Tax and shipping is not included. If you would like to purchase DVDs or you may email us at conference@uofriverside.com for further details.

For additional information, you may email us at conference@uofriverside.com for further details.

Location

University of Riverside
11840 Pierce Street, Suite 200
Riverside, CA 92505

Time

5:30am to 5:30pm
MST

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