CALL FOR PROPOSALS
PROPOSAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
The Faculty Women of Color in the Academy (FWCA) conference is calling
for workshop and poster proposals that advance the FWCA mission to
connect with research colleagues, support aspirations,
and empower growth and change.
The FWCA is a unique educational and professional development conference
that provides women faculty, university administrators, post-doctoral
and graduate students, and undergraduates with a forum to network,
engage and learn with peers from around the country. The two-day
conference motivates and inspires participants to meet their
professional goals. Through this high-quality, participatory, inclusive
and interactive event FWCA participants:
- Gain lessons, ideas, tools, and strategies to bring back to their institutions, organizations, and communities.
- Make new contacts and build lasting relationships.
- Are inspired, motivated, energized, and empowered.
WORKSHOP PROPOSAL FORMAT
- Prepare a title and 200 word abstract that summarizes your proposed presentation. The abstract appears in the conference program.
- Select one of the tracks:
- Personal Well-Being
Includes topics related to self-care in the academy, strategies for coping and self-advocacy, achieving work-life balance, and building social support systems.
- Career Development
Includes topics related to mentoring and finding mentors, acquiring skills important for career advancement, writing and publishing, and navigating higher education.
- Scholar Activist
Includes topics related to new theories of intersectional identity and conversations on issues of importance to women of color.
Includes topics on developing leadership competencies and moving into senior leadership positions.
- Upload a full workshop description in pdf format using
Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced, 1-inch (2.5 cm) margin,
and 8.5 by 11-inch page setting. Limit the description to two pages.
Include the following information in your workshop description:
overview, learning outcomes, delivery methods, and a timeframe breakdown
for a 45-minute session.