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Call for Program Proposals

16th Annual Conference: Monday, October 29, 2018

“The Power of Resilience”



African American Women in Higher Education – New England is accepting proposals for program presentations to be facilitated at its Annual Conference related to the theme, ‘Reclaiming Our Time”  Presenting an educational session enables you to share your knowledge by discussing topics unique to Black women in higher education. If you are interested in presenting, please complete the online application form (click link below) and submit any questions via email to:

Denise Phillips, Vice President at deniseaawhe@gmail.com

Deadline: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018


Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Content, creative design of presentation and thoughtfulness of topic
  • Significance, timeliness, and relevance to the theme
  • Level of interaction with participants

Relevant topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Making self-care a priority
  • Navigating the demands on your time to address racial issues
  • Standing in our Own Power: showing up authentic
  • Toolkit - what does it mean to reclaim your time
  • Career advancement & Coaching: dos and don'ts
  • The politics of promotion
  • Strategic practices: Work smarter not harder
  • Making powerful connections
  • Building influence and leading change
  • How to make a political difference: Honing your political voice 


Plenary sessions are 75 minutes in length, including a question and answer portion.  Attendees represent a variety of professional areas in the academy; student affairs professionals from two- and four-year institutions, representing public, private, and proprietary institutions.


The Conference Planning Committee encourages you to distribute this Call for Programs to your colleagues and associates for their consideration.

For More information, please contact:

Denise Phillips, Vice President



Conference Registration is complimentary if your proposal is accepted. 

(Complementary registration is limited to 2 presenters)


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