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Women and the Changing World of Work Roundtable

Event Details

Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 5:30pm

Student Activity Center - SAC 2.120

As part of (Dis)locating Justice, CWGS’s Nineteenth Annual Emerging Scholarship Conference, LBJ School Professor Jacqui Angel's Women and the Changing World of Work seminar will present a roundtable on female workforce issues including barriers to high paying jobs, family in the workplace, and the role of women in the green jobs sector.

The roundtable will take place Thursday, March 29th at 5:30pm in SAC 2.120. The event is part of a larger conference sponsored by the Center for Women's & Gender Studies at the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. The conference and the roundtable are free and open to the public but registration is required. To register anf to find more information, visit http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/cwgs/events/22686.

Roundtable Agenda:

Welcome: Dr. Jacqueline Angel

Introduction: Kristen Redford

Background: Erika Grajeda and Michelle Mott

Defining the Problem: Tanya Holland Lavelle

Choices and Constraints: Angie Pastorek, Kristen Redford, and Katie Pritchett

A Case Study: the ACC Jobs Programs:: Rhiannon Goad

Policy Recommendations: Megan Pritchard, Jennifer Estrada, Stephanie Glover, and Ally Hartzell

Question and Answer

Reception to Immediately Follow