Diane L. Fowlkes Spring Event, April 10, 2011

 

WE CAN DO IT!
EMPOWERING WOMEN AT WORK
DIANE L. FOWLKES 2011 SPRING EVENT

The Diane L. Fowlkes Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women’s Collection. It is named for the founding director of the Women’s Studies Institute at the university. This year, the Women’s Collection and the Southern Labor Archives are joining forces to celebrate working women.

Sunday, April 10, 2011, 2:00-3:30 pm
Special Collections Department
University Library South, 8th Floor
100 Decatur St. SE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Directions to GSU LIbrary

Cindia Cameron
As Organizing Director for 9to5, National Association of Working Women, Cindia Cameron coordinates issue campaigns, provides leadership and program development to chapters and staff across the country.  She is a media spokesperson and public speaker for community and employer audiences on a range of working women’s issues, including living wages, working poverty, family friendly workplace policies and sexual harassment.  She has worked for 9to5 since 1984.

 

Janine Brown
As AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison working with the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta & the Atlanta North Georgia Labor Council, Janine Brown’s responsibilities include union member outreach and awareness around United Way programs and employee giving campaigns, raising community awareness of Union members and their community activities, AFL-CIO community services programs including voter registration and member education and assisting union members in crisis.


Bethany Moreton

A native of Mississippi, Bethany Moreton is an Assistant Professor of History and Women’s Studies at the University of Georgia. After receiving her doctorate in history at Yale University in 2006, she spent a year as a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in Cambridge and was named the 2009 Emerging Scholar in the Humanities by the University of Michigan. Her first book, To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise (Harvard University Press, 2009) won the Frederick Jackson Turner Prize for best first book in U.S. history and the John Hope Franklin Award for the best book in American Studies. For 2010-2011, she is a research associate and Visiting Assistant Professor at the Harvard Divinity School.

Program begins at 2:30 pm
RSVP by April 1
Pam Lucas, at plucas@gsu.edu or 404-413-2703

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2 Responses to Diane L. Fowlkes Spring Event, April 10, 2011

  1. It is inspiring to see women prosper and be successful on their own fields. To be champions for workers benefits. Keep up the good work and more power to the cause.

  2. Nick says:

    I am very happy to learn of this event.Thanks to the efforts of these fine women the workplace is safer and better for everybody.