Gender-Fair Education Is Topic of Lecture

Posted: October 6, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Next week, George Mason and the Fairfax County Commission for Women present the second in a series of four lectures. The topic is “Gender-fair Education,” presented by Cheryl Bartholomew, professor in Women’s Studies. She will discuss gender bias in education and ways to practice gender-fair teaching and counseling.

The lecture is on Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, Conference Rooms 2 and 3, 12000 Government Center Parkway.

The series will provide an opportunity to share information and resources on topics of interest for women and girls, offer a forum for focus group discussions that will affect policy recommendations in Fairfax County, and highlight the faculty resources available at George Mason on the various topics.

Refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Fairfax County Commission for Women, and free parking will be available. No RSVP is required. For more information, contact Traci Claar at 703-993-8846. The George Mason University-Fairfax County Commission for Women Lecture Series is cosponsored by the Northern Virginia American Association of University Women.

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