ERIC Number: ED210975
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Aug
Reference Count: 0
International Women Students: Perspectives for the 80s. Report of the International Women Student Conference (Boston, MA, August 1981).
Rowe, Leslie, Ed.; Sjoberg, Steve, Ed.
Proceedings of the 1981 International Women Student Conference, which disseminated information about the unique needs of international women students, are presented. Contents include the following: "The Role of the Educated Woman: Views from North Africa and the Middle East," Leila Fawaz; "The Role of Educated Women in Morocco," Zineb Touimi-Benjelloun; "Women in Israel," Dorit Gary; "Focus on Asian Women," Hanna Papanek; "The Social and Economic Context of the Overseas-Educated Japanese Woman," Merry I. White; "Educated African Women in Transition," Cynthia Sondej; "The Status of Women in Developing Countries: Current Trends," Mayra Buvinic; "The Ambivalent Position of the Professional Woman in Venezuela," Selene Stookey; "Problems of the Educated Woman on Returning Home: A Case Review of Jamaica," Hazel Ekou-Pondza; "The Role of Educated Women in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Personal Experience," Maria K. Urreizieta; "Female/Male Dimensions of Cross-Cultural Counseling: A Workshop for Advisers of International Students," T. Dieffenbacher, J. Etish-Andrews, and Leslie Rowe; "A Survey of International Students' Perception of Male/Female Relationships in the United States," Farah I. Ibrahim; "First Steps in Life/Work Planning," Barbara Lazarus and Catherine Solmssen; "Employment: Models, Resources and Solutions," Carol Morrissey, Judith Factor, Steve Sjoberg, and Mary Peterson; "Organizations Concerned with Women in Development," Cynthia Sondej; "A Re-Entry Workshop for International Women Students," Steve Sjoberg; "Task Force on Women International Training Program for Regional Coordinators and Students," Ann Helm; and "Needs of International Women Students: Report on Findings of the NAFSA/AID National Survey," Motoko Lee. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Career Planning, College Students, Developing Nations, Educational Benefits, Faculty Development, Females, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Professional Personnel, Psychological Patterns, Reentry Students, Role Perception, Sex Differences, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Social Change, Sociocultural Patterns, Socioeconomic Status, Status, Student Needs, Womens Education, Workshops
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wellesley Coll., MA.; National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Africa; Asia; Europe; South America; Task Force Approach