2025 Summer Global Women’s Leadership Symposium
Present in person or virtually via Zoom. Submit your abstract to: Conference@uofriverside.com
PROGRAM & CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
June 12-13, 2025 Los Angeles (Metro)
11840 Pierce Street, Suite 200
Riverside, CA 92505
FUTURE SYMPOSIUM DATES
We would like to extend our warmest invitation to you to participate in the Global Women’s Leadership Symposium. This symposium is designed as a seminar for presentation of papers and ideas regarding gender equity and fairness in leadership opportunities in the social and economic structures of society.
You are welcome to present a paper on an aspect of women’s studies, or you may wish to attend as an observer or panel member. If you wish to present a paper you will be requested to submit a brief abstract for review by the Symposium Organization Committee. Papers presented are peer reviewed by reviewers for possible inclusion in book of abstracts.
We look forward to welcoming you to beautiful city of Los Angeles (Metro).
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
- SUBMISSION OF AN ABSTRACT, TOPIC OF INTEREST OR PROPOSAL WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REGISTRATION. TIME SCHEDULE TO BE DETERMINED LATER AFTER ALL THE ABSTRACTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.
- BASED ON THE APPROVAL FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACT, DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF FINAL PAPER IS NO LATER THAN, May 15, 2025*.
- EACH PRESENTATION IS TO BE APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES IN LENGTH.
- SUBMISSION OF PAPER AND PRESENTATION IS TO BE EMAILED TO: CONFERENCE@UOFRIVERSIDE.COM
Abstracts of research papers in 150-200 words are invited from female professionals, females of any age interested in career growth, men who are supportive of women in leadership, executives, supervisors, managers, administrators, educators and Ph.D. scholars/Post Graduate students on contemporary issues in Women’s Leadership befitting any of the conference tracks mentioned below. Topics of interest for submissions include, but are not limited to:
- Gender and History
- Women’s Leadership Development
- Women in the University: Benefits and Barriers
- Market Limitations on Women’s Careers
- Glass Ceilings in the Workplace
- Trials and Triumphs: Portraits of Women University Presidents
- Economics of Gender
- Women at Work: Women Executives and Company Boards
- Women and Social Justice: A Dilemma
- Women in the Military: Motherhood, War and Veterans
- Politics of Gender in Transnational Contexts
- Gender and the Environment
- The Future of Feminism
- Culture and Women’s Progress
- Reproductive Politics
- Women’s Education and Population Growth
- Women’s Health, Politics and the Child
- Women’s Rights and the Law
Proposals from those who would like to facilitate a panel discussion are welcomed. The proposals may address any of the topics falling within the scope of the conference themes.
Panel Discussions provide an opportunity for public discussion among a selected group of panelists. Central to the success of a panel discussion is the choice of a good topic as the focus for discussion and panel lists that bring differing perspectives and are confident in making clear arguments in a live situation. Panels should comprise of three to five scholars who present their arguments; a discussant offers critical comment on the arguments made and the discussion is opened up to the participating audience.
The proposal must include:
Panel Chair(s) (if necessary)
Speakers Name, Affiliation and Email
Objective and motivation
The Global Women’s Leadership Symposium will set aside space for those who wish to pursue discussion of a particular topic or issue. Interested individuals should submit a proposal not more than 400 words, on or before May 15, 2025*. In addition, the proposal should indicate the duration of the panel discussion (preferred duration is 90 minutes).
If you are interested in organizing Panel Discussion for the Global Women’s Leadership Symposium, please email your proposal to email@example.com
Submissions should be in MS Word format.
We understand that some presenters will not be able to make the trip to United Stated to present their research paper mainly due to financial and/or political restrictions on travel. Therefore, with the use of Skype or Zoom, authors of accepted papers have the same publication opportunities as regular presenters. A research works submitted without the participant attending the conference in person, but presented via video conference are refereed and published (if accepted) in the conference proceedings. Conference fees are the same for both virtual and face-to-face presentation.
You can submit a research paper, case study, work in progress and report for virtual presentation under the open call for papers via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please reference Global Symposium on Women’s Leadership in your submission.
SESSIONS CHAIR PARTICIPATION
The Global Women’s Leadership Symposium invites presenters to become a Session Chair.
The duties of the Session Chair include, but are not limited to:
- Introduction of every presenter including their biography.
- Management of presentation time.
- Run question and answer session upon completion of presentation
Individuals that are interested in participating as a Session Chair, please email your Resume or CV to email@example.com. The proposal will be reviewed by the Steering Committees.
REGISTRATION & FEE PLAN
In order to ensure that monies are applied towards the correct participant, please note your full name on all payments, documents and correspondence.
- PRESENTER NON-REFUNDABLE/NON-TRANSFERABLE REGISTRATION FEE: $500 USD
- ATTENDEE NON-REFUNDABLE/NON-TRANSFERABLE REGISTRATION FEE: $350 USD
- $100 USD DISCOUNT FOR PAID REGISTRATION FEE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE May 15, 2025*. Early bird discount is honored prior to payment made.
- CHECKS, CASHIER’S CHECKS AND MONEY ORDERS CAN BE MADE PAYABLE TO: LA SIERRA GROUP. WIRE TRANSFERS** ARE ACCEPTED. YOU MAY EMAIL US AT CONFERENCE@UOFRIVERSIDE.COM FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
SPECIAL NOTE ON INVITATION LETTERS
Issuance of official invitation by the university will be sent upon receipt of payment. This will apply towards both an invitation for attendance as well as issuance of the letter of acceptance for submitted and approved abstracts for presentation. Abstract is subject to approval.
Only bank deposit, check, money order or wire transfers payments are accepted for anyone requesting an official invitation. We do not accept credit card as a form of payment for those requesting an invitation.
*Non-Refundable/Non-Transferable fee must be received by the early bird deadline of May 15, 2025* to receive the $100 discount, this includes completion of wires and bank transfers by this date.
**Please note that payments may take up to 2-3 weeks to clear. Participant will be notified immediately once monies have been applied. An additional $25.00 processing fee will be assessed for all wire transfers.
Re-issue of an invitation letter is subject to a $50.00 fee as well as the $25.00 wire transfer fee.
All attendees, including paper presenters, speakers, panel conference participants, and session chairs must register and pay the registration fees. The registration fee is per presenter/attendee and will cover:
- ADMISSION TO ALL CONFERENCE SESSIONS
- COFFEE BREAKS
All conference participants are responsible for meeting the costs of their registration, travel and accommodation.
Please complete the online registration form
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Conference attendees and presenters are given a certificate of attendance at the end of the event. Please note that conference delegates must stay for the duration of the 2-day conference. Additional fees will apply for any request to mail the certificate.
We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for losses or damages of any type, to conference delegates or their companions, either during, or as a direct or indirect result, of the conference. All delegates and companions are advised to review their own insurance policies and obtain any additional coverage charges as may be needed or desired.
Hampton Inn & Suites Riverside/Corona East
4250 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, California 92505
Tel: 1-951-352-5020 Fax: 1-951-354-2830
Please contact the hotel directly for reservations at 1-800-HAMPTON or
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School of Extended Education
University of Riverside
Riverside, California 92505
Phone: (951) 637-0100 Fax: (951) 637-0400
CONFERENCE DVDs & MEDIA
If you are interested in a particular presentation, you may purchase a single DVD with your desired presentation only. Total cost for a single DVD is $79 USD. Tax and shipping is not included. If you would like to purchase DVDs you may email us at email@example.com for further details.
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