The Women’s Leadership Conference, hosted by the Women Student Union, will kick off Women’s History Month this year! The 2013 Conference theme, “Shaping Your Story,” looks to foster development among FSU women personally, professionally, and politically. It is our hope that the conference will assist students shape their current and future stories, while creating a sense of community among the diverse interests and backgrounds of Florida State women. The conference will include an energizing keynote address and wide range of workshops for personal, professional, and political development. There is no cost to attend and space is limited, so register here now!
Keynote Speaker, Tamara Bertrand Jones, Ph.D.
Dr. Tamara Bertrand Jones currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Florida State University. She completed a Master of Science degree in Higher Education at Florida State University and went on to pursue doctoral studies in Research and Evaluation Methods also at Florida State University. She currently serves as Past President of Sisters of the Academy Institute, an international organization she and six other women founded that promotes collaborative scholarship among Black females in the academy.
Tamara remains active in the campus and community by serving on numerous college and university committees and volunteering regularly. She was recently inducted into the FSU chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective honor society for all academic disciplines. Tamara was also named the 2009 recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award from Florida State University for exemplifying outstanding service in keeping with the principles of Dr. King. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
For more information, please contact the Conference Coordinators:
Alexandra Thomas and Leah Montenegro at firstname.lastname@example.org