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On Friday, January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring entry to the United States for all refugees and citizens from seven countries with majority Muslim populations.
Institutional Leaders Commit More Than $75 Million to Research By and About Women and Girls of Color
The Collaborative’s first annual report, Putting Women And Girls Of Color At The Center: Shifting The Tide Of Research Through Institutional Leadership and Sustained Investments, includes information about the work accomplished at each institution over the past year.
“Building and enhancing the research pipeline on women and girls of color is another demonstration of how we are working to advance excellence through diversity.”
“Of the 14.1 million girls and young women of color, age 10–24, in the United States, 40.7% live in the South, 23.2% in the Pacific West, 14.9% in the Northeast, 10.4% in East North Central, 7.3% in the Mountain West, and 3.5% in West North Central.”
The RFP is now available for Marquette University faculty.
The Global History of Black Girlhood Conference will gather an interdisciplinary network of scholars to frame the emerging field of black girl history.
The FWCA conference offers women of color faculty, university administrators, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduates a unique educational and professional opportunity to network, engage, and learn with peers from around the country.
“People feel really called to be at Beacon,” said Gayatri Patnaik, who joined the Boston-based press in 2002 and was named editorial director this summer. She sees her own childhood as preparation for working at the house, which explores questions of race, gender, and sexuality.
By joining the Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research, the university has committed to supporting its existing research about women and girls of color while also developing new opportunities for scholarly inquiry.
“We are proud to work with this coalition to generate more knowledge and research about girls and women of color. The more we know, the more we can begin to generate policy solutions and create programs that are connected to their lives and experiences.”
The Collaborative was mentioned in the following articles in November 2015: $18 Million Pledged to Advance Equity Through Research on Women and Girls of Color Camel City Dispatch 11/13/15 Expanding Opportunities for Women and Girls of Color The White House Blog...
The Black Youth Project through their new Next Generation Survey will produce and disseminate quarterly reports on the ideas, actions and policy preferences of young women of color.