Young Women's Conference

Northern Illinois University

2012 Conference for Young Women

sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the Women's Studies Program

Monday, April 16, 2012; 7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Holmes Student Center


7:45-8:15 a.m.
Check-In & Refreshments, Skyroom

8:15-8:45 a.m.
Welcome & Remarks, Skyroom
Amy Levin, Ph.D., Director, Women's Studies Program

Summary of the Day:

8:45-9 a.m.
Participant Introductions & Questions

9-10 a.m.
Session I: A Woman's Guide to College Success Panel, Skyroom

  • Susana Das Neves, Academic Advisor, Academic Advising Center
  • Career Counselor, Career Services
  • Alyssa Thompson, NIU Undergraduate Student Leader

10-11:30 a.m.
Session II: Campus

11:30-12:30 p.m.
Lunch, Skyroom

Session III: Career Exploration Session

  • Amanda Littauer, Assistant Professor of History and Women's Studies
  • Leila Porter, Associate Professor of Anthropology
  • Lesley Rigg, Professor of Biogeography, and Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Affairs

1:30-1:45 p.m.
Evaluation & Conclusion, Skyroom