8th Annual Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference - April 20-21, 2020  - The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center - Blacksburg, Virginia - Academic Writing Retreat - April 19, 2020

Connect. Support. Empower.

The FWCA conference offers women of color faculty, university administrators, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students a unique educational and professional opportunity to network, engage, and learn with peers from around the country.

The two-day conference features prominent women of color scholars as keynote speakers, panelists, performers, and workshop facilitators. This year's speakers are Patricia Hill Collins, Rosann Santos and Gabriella GutiƩrrez y Muhs, with performers from Angela's Pulse Performance Project leading embodied reflection and engagement throughout the event.

The Pre-conference Academic Writing Retreat will take place April 19, 2020.

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A detailed Conference Schedule is now available.

Accepting nominations for the Zenobia L. Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award.

Learn more about the pre-conference academic writing retreat.

Sponsorship opportunities are available.

For More Information Contact:
Office for Inclusion and Diversity
Email: fwca@vt.edu

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