Research Forum – From Persistence to Power: Facts, Truth & Equity for Women

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research, the Women’s Research & Resource Center at Spelman College, and the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College, are convening leading researchers, advocates, practitioners, and policy makers for meaningful discussion.

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Winston-Salem State University Professor Dr. Amber DeBono Receives 2017 Karla Holloway Mentoring Award

Social psychologist and Winston-Salem State University professor Amber DeBono, Ph.D., has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Karla Holloway Mentoring Award.

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Publication: “Flipping the Script: The Dangerous Bodies of Girls of Color”

Venus E. Evans-Winters and Girls for Gender Equity in Cultural Studies↔Critical Methodologies

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Meet The Scholars Building a Network around Black Girlhood

The History of Black Girlhood Network is a loose collective of scholars researching the experience of black girls across continents.

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UVA Researchers Focus on What Black Girls Experience

“UVA supports research addressing the lives and experiences of women and girls of color because we know that making this research available, present and visible changes the academic landscape.”

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Latest Collaborative News

Gayatri Patnaik Profiled in Publishers Weekly

“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.

The Collaborative in the News: November 2015

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...

Wake Forest Joins White House Initiative on Women, Girls of Color

“Women of color will constitute more than half of all women in the United States by 2050, but they are infrequently the central subjects of scholarly inquiry. This research deficit has meaningful consequences for the ways our institutions contribute to public discourse and policy making. As part of the collaborative, Wake Forest is proud to be among such a distinguished group of institutions that seeks to address this deficit.”

Vanderbilt Joins Group to Advance Equity for Women and Girls of Color

“Diversity is central to what we do and is a key part of our mission in the classroom, in the lab, and in all aspects of the Vanderbilt experience. We are excited to expand opportunities for diversity in our student body, faculty and staff, and broaden the range of research voices with different stories, different viewpoints and different areas of scholarship to better our university and the world.”