Women's Studies Program

Women at Crossroads: Literacy, Leadership, Power and Technology

2014 First Ever International Women’s Issues Conference (IWIC)

Event Info

February 21 & 22, 2014, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida. Morgridge International Reading Center.

The conference invites dialogues surrounding Women’s Issues about the areas of information and knowledge: power and leadership; education and policy; technology and infrastructure that affect women in the intersections of race, social class, gender and sexuality on intellectual and institutional perspectives, local and global forums, public and intimate spaces. All disciplines and levels of professional and graduate scholarship are welcome. This conference will foster the discussion of global issues affecting women directly or indirectly through education, the use of technology and the transformation of leadership skills.

Call for Abstracts

Deadline: November 30, 2013.


Abstracts proposals of 250-300 words,include author’s name and institutional/organizational affiliation. Notifications will be sent out two weeks after the deadline. Authors can submit the following types of papers: conceptual, research and case studies.

Sub-themes categories (but not limited to)

Art, Communication, Culture, Development and Policy, Diversity, Governance and Policy, Governance and Leadership, Gender, Health, Higher Education, Immigration, Information and Communication Technology, International Relations, Motherhood, NGOs, Professional Development, Leadership Trends, Race, Religion, Sexuality, Social Class, Social Justice, Spirituality, Transnational Feminism, War, Women in Crisis, Women in STEM, Workforce Issues.

ABSTRACTS are accepted only in electronic format to Santana@ucf.edu.

Submission Requirements

  • Authors may offer no more than two submissions on which they appear as lead author.
  • The acceptance of an abstract does not imply provision of travel, accommodation or registration for the conference, nor any other costs associated with preparation or presentation of the abstract, or any costs associated with attendance at the conference.
  • Permission is granted by participants to publish your abstract submission if accepted for presentation.
  • Permission is granted by participants to publish your full paper if accepted for presentation.
  • Permission is granted by participants to film or photograph your presentation for publication (hard and electronic)
Women's Studies Program • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
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