The Women for Florida State University invite you to the 2014 Backstage Pass to the Very Best of Florida State: Telling Women's Stories
Schedule of Events
Friday, March 21
Share Your Seminole Story
Welcome Cocktail Reception – 5 p.m.
Join Seminole tribeswomen to discover their art of storytelling as we learn about their culture. The tribeswomen will also showcase their handicrafts in the authentic chickee structure at the Seminole Reservation.
Saturday, March 22
Extra, Extra, Hear All About It!
Breakfast – 8 a.m.
Start the day with breakfast at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Conference Center* as old and new friends share all the news about W4FSU.
*Please note the breakfast location has changed and will now be held at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Conference Center.
Delve Beneath the Surface
The College of Criminology & Criminal Justice and The Center for the Advancement of Human Rights – 10:00 a.m.
Explore the hot-button topic of racial profiling as we engage with research conducted by the top-ranked program in the country. We will interact with a national authority as we learn about issues related to human trafficking and discover how to spot signs of trafficking in real-world scenarios.
A Midday Repast
Luncheon – 12:30 p.m.
Garnett Stokes, Ph.D., Florida State University provost, will share her story. Dr. Stokes, who is responsible for Florida State’s overall academic mission, holds a doctorate from the University of Georgia and is one of the most respected scholars in the field of industrial and organizational psychology.
Don't Be Late for Class
The College of Education – 2:30 p.m.
Experience new education methods as student teachers apply real-world research that will better engage girls and young women in the science disciplines while you harken back to biology class in the FSU Teach lab to conduct an experiment. We will take part in an activity exploring orientation and mobility with the Program in Visual Impairment.
Dinner and Awards – 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy cocktails in the College of Medicine courtyard followed by dinner in the beautiful atrium and participate in the awarding of the fifth-annual Gift of Wisdom Award.
The cost of the event is $150, which includes meals, activities and transportation throughout the weekend. The registration fee does not include travel costs to Tallahassee or hotel accommodations. Space is limited to the first 100 individuals who register.
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