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Calendar 2020-2021

General Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of the month during spring and fall semesters from 12-1 pm. 

WFSN Event Dates

Time

Location

Topic

September 8, 2020

 

5:00-6:30 pm

Virtual

Annual New Faculty & Staff Welcome

September 21, 2020

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual

General Meeting with Guest Speaker

 

Sara Mokuria,

co-founder Mothers Against Police Brutality

 

Topic: Beyond Policing: The World We Are Creating

October 19, 2020

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual

General Meeting with Guest Speaker

 

Neva Tallbear,

Science Professor at Little Big Horn College

 

Topic: The Impact of COVID-19 on Native American Reservations

October 28, 2020

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual

Special Session with Guest Speaker

 

Kevin Cokley,

Professor for the Departments of Educational Psychology & African and African Diaspora Studies College of Liberal Arts at UT Austin

 

Topic: Are We Ready to Talk about Race in Higher Education?

November 16, 2020

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual

General Meeting with Guest Speaker

 

Sandra Park,

Senior Attorney with the ACLU Women’s Rights Project

 

Topic: Gender Inequality and Challenging Discrimination

February 15, 2021

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual Recording

General Meeting with Guest Speakers

 

Dr. Jacqueline Barnett and Dr. Rachel Porter

Duke University School of Medicine

 

Topic: The Power of Women in Academia: We have it, Let’s Use It. Our Health Depends on It.

March 2, 2021

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual

Book Club

 

The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas

 

Introduction to Chapter 2: Focus on The Hunger Games

March 10, 2021

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual

Women’s History Month Special Session in partnership with WGS, RVSP, and Multicultural Affairs

 

Dr. Davina Durgana,

Award Winning Statistician tracking Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking with United Nations

 

Topic: A Decade of Innovation – Statistics in the Fight Against Modern Day Slavery

March 12, 2021

12:00-2:30 pm

Virtual

Women’s History Month Special Session with Guest Speaker

 

Mrs. Susanne Malone,

Director of Clinical Transformation at MHMR of Tarrant County

 

Topic: Managing Stress during COVID-19

March 22, 2021

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual

General Meeting with Guest Speaker

 

Dr. Elizabeth Travis,

Associate Vice President for Women and Minority Faculty Inclusion and Mattie Allen Fair Professor in Cancer Research at the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

March 23, 2021

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual

Book Club

 

The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas

 

Recapping Ch. 1 & Discuss Ch. 3: Focus on BBC Merlin

March 24, 2021

12:00-1:00 pm

&

6:00-7:00 pm

Virtual

Women’s History Month Special Session in partnership with WGS, RVSP, and Multicultural Affairs

 

Lola Olufemi

 

Black feminist writer, organizer and researcher from London. Author of Feminism, Interrupted: Disrupting Power.

April 6, 2021

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual

Book Club

 

The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas

 

Recapping Ch. 1 & Discuss Ch. 4: Focus on The Vampire Diaries

April 19, 2021

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual

General Meeting with Guest Speaker

 

Joy Doss

TIAA Financial Consultant

 

Topic: Money at Work 1

April 27, 2021

12:00-1:00 pm

Virtual

Book Club

 

The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas

 

Recapping Ch. 1 & Discuss Ch. 5: Focus on Harry Potter