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Texas Women in Higher Education at Texas Tech University

Monday, March 5, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Texas Tech University, Student Union Building

Cost: $25*
For more information about the conference, please contact Dr. Aliza Wong at aliza.wong@ttu.edu. For questions regarding registration, please contact Sarah Stracener at sarah.stracener@ttu.edu.

*Breakfast & Lunch included

Featuring Keynote Speakers:

Elizabeth L. Travis, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Women Faculty Programs and Mattie Allen Fair Professor in Cancer Research at the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center


Seven speakers will address several topics - such as: working your way up in higher education, how to balance work and family life, what it means to be a woman, and everything in between.

Jessica Carrillo, MBA, Director Of Enrollment Management and Operations, Rawls College of Business

Judi Henry, Ed.D., Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director and Senior Women's Administrator, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

Wendy Adele Humphrey, J.D., Professor of Law, Interim Associate Dean of Admissions and Associate Dean for Educational Effectiveness

Raegan Higgins, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Erin Justyna, Ph.D., Director, Center for Active Learning and Undergraduate Engagement

Farah Mechref, Honors College Undergraduate Student, Senior Biochemistry Major

Kristina Mitchell, Ph.D., Instructor and Director Online & Regional Site Education, Department of Political Science

Agenda Overview
8:30-9 a.m. - Registration
9:00-9:15 a.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15-9:45 a.m. - Speaker and Discussion #1
9:45-10:15 a.m. - Speaker and Discussion #2
10:15-10:30 a.m. - Break
10:30-11:00 a.m. - Speaker and Discussion #3
11:00-11:30 a.m. - Speaker and Discussion #4
11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. - Speaker and Discussion #5
12:00-1:30 p.m. - Lunch and Keynote Speaker
1:30-2:00 p.m. - Speaker and Discussion #6
2:00-2:30 p.m. - Speaker and Discussion #7
2:30-2:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks

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 forTexas. 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.


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