The first International Women’s Issues Conference at UCF will be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22, to foster discussion about issues affecting women through education, technology and the transformation of leadership skills.
About 50 speakers from the United States, Canada, India and Iran are scheduled to present at the Morgridge International Reading Center. The theme of the conference is Women at Crossroads: Literacy, Leadership, Power and Technology.
The keynote presentations are:
The conference was organized the College of Education and Human Performance’s Higher Education and Policy Studies; the College of Arts and Humanities’ Women’s Studies Program; course development at UCF, and the International Policy Analysis Center.
For the complete schedule and other information about the conference, visit https://wgst.cah.ucf.edu/. Maria Santana is director of UCF Women’s Studies and interim coordinator of Area Studies in the College of Arts and Humanities.