ERIC Number: ED040435
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Mar-26
Reference Count: 0
Women in Action: Speeches and Panel Discussion of the Conference - Workshop.
Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Center for Continuing Education for Women.
The Women In Action Conference concerned involvement and dwelled on realistic and creative ways for women to participate in the life of our times. Antonia Chandler Hayes discusses the changed climate for white people, especially women, who are concerned about urban affairs, and yet are confronted with a disheartening lack of enthusiasm for their services. She examines the opportunities for the educated woman's contribution in: (1) educational/training programs; (2) poor white communities; and (3) predominantly white suburbs. Other illustrations of involvement considered were: (1) part-time employment of women by a government agency; (2) "ombudsmanship" through radio; and (3) library services taken to the inner city. Barbara Newell's talk, as well as the conference generally, analyzed changes in our society: the resultant situation for motivated women, and challenging possibilities for mobilizing human resources. Her emphasis is on increasing flexibility and the resulting opportunities on the University level. Rather than including the entire conference proceedings, as in the past, the booklet presents a limited format of speeches and panel discussions. (TL)
Descriptors: Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Employment Problems, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Personnel, Refresher Courses, Womens Education
Center for Continuing Education of Women, University of Michigan, 330 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104. (Price is $1.00 per copy)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Center for Continuing Education for Women.