ERIC Number: ED213273
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Women Moving Forward: Improving Florida's Economy through Leadership, Power and Influence. Proceedings of the Conference (Orlando, Florida, October 3-4, 1979).
State Univ. System of Florida, Tallahassee.
Proceedings from a conference entitled "Women Moving Forward: Improving Florida's Economy through Leadership, Power and Influence" are presented. The 1979 statewide conference, which brought together leaders from industry, government, education, and the communities, was designed to promote the social and economic needs of women. Contents include the following: "A Challenge to a State Plan of Action" and "Utilizing the Talents of Women, A Step Forward" (Governor Bob Graham); "Overcoming Institutional Impediments to Affirmative Action" (Charles V. Willie); "The Open System: Opportunity, Power, and Effective Numbers" (Betty Caldwell); "Strategies in the Advancement of Women in Higher Education" (Garry Hays); "Infiltrating the Power Structure" (Gertrude Simmons); "Recognizing and Dealing with Perceived Constraints to Advancement--Self Imposed" (Delores Auzenne); "Recognizing and Dealing with Perceived Constraints to Advancement--Organizational" (Jeanie Stokes); "Nontraditional Roles and Disciplines" (Winifred Wentworth); "Networks, Mentoring" (Pat Frank); "The Business World: Taking Initiative and Moving Ahead" (Barbara Gardner Proctor); and "National Identification Program for the Advancement of Women in Higher Education" (Donna Shavlik). The following topics were also addressed: the legal arena, women and executive development, planning and budgeting, women in business and industry, and women in state government and the judicial system. Supplementary materials include recommendations to the governor, a bibliography from "Resources in Education" on women and leadership, and a paper entitled "Women Working: Toward a New Society" (Alan Pifer). (SW)
Descriptors: Administrators, Affirmative Action, Business, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Government Employees, Higher Education, Industrial Personnel, Industry, Leadership, Power Structure, Promotion (Occupational), Role Perception, Self Concept, State Action, Statewide Planning, Teacher Promotion, Women Faculty
The Office for Equal Opportunity Programs, State University System of Florida, 107 W. Gaines St., Rm. 201B, Tallahassee, FL 32301.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. System of Florida, Tallahassee.