Women: From the Margins to Mainstream | Joy Wiggins, PhD

100 years after securing the right vote, where do women stand in the greater political struggles of today? Do you know how we got here?

In celebration of Women’s History Month (March) and International Women’s Day, HERdacity hosted an educational and empowering conversation by Dr. Joy Wiggins on the politics and activism that brought women to this current point in history and how we move forward by standing together.

Learn about the foremothers who helped pave our way forward and our sisters who are pushing the envelope today!

In this webinar, you will learn:

  1. The different feminist movements that promoted women’s rights throughout the years.
  2. How society and the education system has failed us in learning about these epic movements and the importance of taking back our power.
  3. How to interrupt taught/learned biases

Speaker Bio

Joy Wiggins

 

Joy L. Wiggins, Ph.D., received her doctorate from The Ohio State University in multicultural education and social justice. She is the founder and CEO of Joy Wiggins, PhD: Equity and Inclusion Consulting which provides speaking, facilitation and mentorship opportunities on the topics of power, privilege, racial and gender justice and liberation. She has spent the last 20 years working on understanding our cultural identities and perceptions of how we navigate the world through our cultural identities. Her consulting centers around understanding biases and women supporting women in the workplace. She teaches multicultural children’s literature, literacy and English language learning in the Elementary Education department at Western Washington University. She has co-written a book with Dr. Kami J. Anderson titled, “From Sabotage to Support: A New Vision for Feminist Solidarity in the Workplace” based on her 2017 TEDx talk, “Women Liberating Women in the Workplace.” Her goal is to facilitate transformative learning opportunities infused with empathy, education and liberation for all, focusing on the power of storytelling to connect us!

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