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Graduate School of Education and Psychology Hosts Inaugural Digital Women's Project Conference
The Digital Women's Project (DWP), an initiative of the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) explores the work-life balance issues of women from global perspectives. The inaugural DWP conference, Celebrate Women's Wisdom: Life Journeys, will take place Thursday to Friday, Mar. 7 to 8, at The Omni Los Angeles Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
The conference engages scholars and business professionals from all sectors to share their wisdom that will impact the future for themselves and the next generation of women and men. Through connecting around the life course method of identity; motivation and drive; relational style; and adaptive style, participants will share research that enhances opportunities for women to live meaningful lives of purpose and leadership.
Plenary speakers include Joyce M. Davis, an award winning journalist and internationally acclaimed author, writer, and media consultant; Linda M. Thor, chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, one of the most prominent community college districts in the nation, serving approximately 65,000 students each year in Silicon Valley; Nana M E Magomola Bsc. LLB., a South African lawyer, business leader, and the chair of Thamaga Investments; and Janet Z. Giele, Professor Emerita of Sociology, Social Policy, and Women's Studies at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management of Brandeis University.
The schedule promises keynote presentations and roundtable discussions as well as breakout sessions that will explore the themes of identity, relational style, motivation and goal setting, adaptive style, and strategies.
For more information about the inaugural Digital Women's Project Conference, including registration and accommodation details, visit the GSEP Web site.