WOW 'Feminist Role Models'

Friday, April 8, 2011

�Feminist Role Models� at noon April 13 at the Atwood Theatre.

Socially conscious young women who have made personal, civic and professional decisions to create positive local and global change will present “Feminist Role Models” at noon April 13 at the Atwood Theatre.

Presenters include:

  •  Latarsha Bronaugh Thomas, mental health therapist at a day treatment program that provides group therapy and individual counseling to youth. She earned a master’s in community counseling with a certificate in gerontology and a B.A. in community psychology and a minor in women studies from St. Cloud State University.
  • Kara Hadley-Shakya, admissions counselor at St. Cloud State working on a master’s degree in higher education administration. While earning a degree in communication studies and women’s studies at St. Cloud State she was involved in Women’s Action, NGATHA International, Student Government Association, The Vagina Monologues and co-founded HELPING Nepal International, a non-profit organization assisting under-represented communities in Nepal.
  • Amanda Weissner, provides support to adults with disabilities. She worked for Residential Life for two years as a community adviser and as the social justice and diversity advocate. She has been involved with Women’s Action, GLBT Alliance, Outloud!, the Social Justice and Diversity Committee, Movies with Meaning Series, Homelessness Awareness Camp-out and Fundraiser, Habitat for Humanity, the Community Garden and the LGBT Resource Center.

The event is free and open to the public. The Women On Wednesday series is presented by the Women’s Center at St. Cloud State.

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