9h Annual Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference - April 10, 2021  - - Academic Writing Retreat - April 9, 2021

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Conference Schedule

Download a PDF: FWCA2021-Schedule.pdf

FWCA 2021 Schedule- At A Glance

Friday, April 9, 2021
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Poster Exhibit
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Academic Writing Retreat
Michelle Boyd
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Conference Kick-Off
Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Pre-Conference
Networking Happy Hour
Saturday, April 10, 2021
8:00 am - 9:00 am Welcome/Opening Hour

But First! Self-Care: Creating A Radical Shift in Planning Your Day
Dr. Phylicia Taylor & LaTanya White

Having What Matters: Financial Challenges and Opportunities for Women of Color
Judy Polyne

9:00 am - 10:00 am Leadership Hour

What you see, 3's: Color, Competencies, Character
Dr. Amelia Hart

Tapping into the Power of WOC Leadership: Legacy, Strategies for Success and Advancement in Higher Education
Dr. Karen Jackson-Weaver

10:00 am - 11:00 am Career Development Hour

When No is Better than Yes: How to Negotiate for What You Want While Maintaining Important Relationships and Remaining Sane.
Michele Williams

Taming the Full Bull: Strategies to Battle Gender Inequity in the Academy
Dr. Erin Lynch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Social Activism Hour

Re-imagining the WOC Academic: Lessons from a Pandemic/Social Justice Moment
Dr. Monet Roberts

"Shake What Your Mama Gave You": WOC Faculty Using Our Positionality to Shake Up the World
Dr. Denise McLane-Davison & Dr. Kimberly Hardy

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Opening Performance Angela's Pulse
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Opening Keynote
Dr. Bettina Love
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Networking Break
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm President's Panel
President Ana Mari Cauce, President Francine McNairy-Nelson, & President Astrid Tuminez
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Closing Keynote
Dr. France Cordova
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Awards & Closing
Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Final Performance Angela's Pulse
6:00 pm -7:00 pm Post Conference Social: Cocktails & Conversations
Sunday, April 11, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Asynchronous Workshops

8:00 am - 11:00 am:   Career Development Workshops
Creating and Navigating Mentoring Relationships: Centering the Empowerment of Diverse Voices
Cerise Glenn

Daunting and Isolating: A Case Study Assessing Equity in Promotion and Tenure for Latina Faculty
Monica Montoya

From Here to There: Mapping Your Skills and Experiences for Successful Job, Career, or Education Transition
Africa Hands

Letters from the Editor: Ideas and Insights for and Effective Scholarship Strategy
Kimberly Hardy

Opportunities for Engagement with Overseas Institutions Through the Fulbright Specialist Program
Amirah Nelson

Writing a Killer Faculty Application
Ronke Olabisi
10:00 am -1:00 pm:   Leadership Workshops
Alleviating Compassion Fatigue: Tools for Teaching in Tumultuous Times
Sandy Guzman-Foster

COVID-19 Crisis Communication Challenges, Course Comments, Considerations, and Call for C-Change
Marie Allsopp

Decolonizing the Self as an Immigrant: A Deanship Journey
Mary Anne Alabanza Akers

Supporting the Advancement of Black Women in the Academy: What a Twitter Chat Revealed
Narketta Sparkman-Key
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm:   Personal Well-Being Workshops
Bringing your ""M.A.G.I.C."" Back: Balancing the Virtual Classroom and Self care
Y. ""Falami"" Devoe

Heart Posture: More than Steps, Self-Care, and Strategies
Sabrina Cherry

Burnout Prevention Strategies for Professor Mama's
Kiesha Paxton

Making Time to Reflect and Laugh: Practical Ways to Dulcify Everyday Anxieties
Cynthia Nicholson

Motherschooling in the Academy
Janaka Lewis

Self Reflexive Practices to Develop Self-Efficacy and Promote Existential and Spiritual Wellbeing
Nasreen Lalani

We Matter: Navigating Life in Academia as an Educator of Color
Tameka Grimes
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Scholar Activism Workshops
Collaboration of Deaf and Hearing Women Scholars of Color
Nsenga Burton

Data and Strategies: Recruiting and retaining Women of Color Faculty
Karen Jackson

Get in Good Trouble
Verónica Gonzales-Zamora

Respectability Politics: Kamala Harris, Cardi.B, and Meghan the Stallion
Dr. Felecia Harris

Scholar-Activism and the Academy: Using Media Scholarship and Content to Create Social Change
Nsenga Burton

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Poster Exhibits

Career Development Posters
Lifting as You Climb, The Power of Mentoring
Lilcelia Williams

Racial Microaggression: The Successful Navigating of Faculty Women of Color in the Academy
Nivischi Edwards

Leadership Posters
Leadership: Primary Skills
Seraphine Lambert

UNLV Libraries' Peer Mentor Cohort: A Model for Successful Allyship and Support Amongst Women Faculty
Ruby Nugent

Impact Leadership - Master 3 Strategies To Increase Your Influence, Improve Motivation, Develop Future Leaders & Leave A Legacy
Betsy Allen-Manning

Dare to Thrive
Dima Ghawi

Personal Well-Being Posters
Managing Mental Health and Wellness as a FWOC During the Days of COVID-19
Tiffany Stoner-Harris

Bipoc Women and Wellness During COVID-19
Farha Ternikar

Putting Back into Self-Care: Practicing Radical Self-Care as a Woman of Color in the Academy
Tiffany Hollis

Black Women’s Mental Health: Self-Care and the Academy
Nsenga Burton

Scholar Activism Posters
Dismantling the Status Quo: Women, Communication, and Civic Action
Tiffany Bell

Comparing Black and White Women: Mental Health Outcomes and Personality Traits
Raquel Guidry

Microaggressions in Academia: Developing an Empowering Response
Smita Mathur

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