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Texas Women in Higher Education at Texas Tech University

Friday, January 29, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center – 17th and University

Cost: $35
Registration Deadline: January 15, 2016

Featuring Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Alessandra Corsi, Assistant Professor of Physics, National Science Foundation CAREER Grant Recipient for the study of the origins and reasons for gamma ray bursts
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Director of the Texas Tech University Climate Science Center, Associate Professor in Public Administration, TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2014, and television host Dr. Lee Ann Nutt, President, Lone Star College–Tomball and Texas Tech University Alumna

And 3 breakout sessions with 9 panels – on such topics as: "Who is a Woman? Gender and Academe in a New Age"; "One Size Does Not Fit All: Finding Voice in Gender Equity"; "Managing Managing: Styles of Leadership"; "Mentoring the New Texas Women: Students, Staff, and Faculty"; and more...

About TWHE

Texas Women in Higher Education (TWHE) is a Texas non-profit corporation dedicated to developing, advancing and supporting women employed at colleges and universities across the state. TWHE is committed to providing its members with the skills needed to reach leadership positions and to enhancing the leadership skills of those already there. TWHE is the American Council on Education (ACE) Women's Network state organization for Texas.  The TWHE Board of Directors works with its state coordinators who serve as the liaison to the ACE Women's Network, institutional representatives who serve as the liaison to each institution's campus, and at least one presidential sponsor. Together they develop programs that identify, develop, encourage, advance, link, and support women in higher education careers within the state.

Please direct any registration questions to Aliza Wong, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of the Honors College, by emailing presidents.events@ttu.edu .

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center for Jan 28-29. Should you need a hotel room, please call 806.776.7000 or book online to make your reservation under the Texas Women for Higher Education room block. The deadline for reservations will be Thursday, January 14. The room rate is $129 each night.



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