"Transforming the Academy for Women's Leadership" with Nadeen Spence

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

In person in FBH 345 & via zoom

This location is ADA accessible

The presentation will offer a critique of how the modern university might not be meeting the needs of women for empowerment and leadership development. Spence will also suggest strategies that university administrators, professors and other actors can explore to ensure that women students are being engaged in a meaningful way.

Nadeen Spence is the student services and development manager at Mary Seacole Hall, a hall of residence for women at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona in Kingston, Jamaica. She is an advocate, activist, and scholar focused on issues related to women's sexual, political, and economic rights. Spence has served on Jamaica’s National Partnership Council across two political administrations. She has served on numerous committees including the Gender Advisory Council, the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force, and the National Awards Council. She currently serves on the Crime Monitoring and Recovery Task Force and on a number of parliamentary-appointed boards. Spence holds a PhD in gender and development studies, a MSc in comparative politics/political theory, and a BSc in political science, all from UWI Mona.

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The Center for Experimental Ethnogography
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