4W Summit on Women, Gender and Well-being
40th Wisconsin Women and Gender Studies Conference
Equity, Sustainability, Empowerment
2017 Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium
Undergraduate Research Conference Presentation
The following are the first recipients of the WGSC Undergraduate Research Awards. Each student to be recognized was identified by the Women’s and Genders Studies Program on their home campus. In addition to being recognized for the quality of their research, the award offers the opportunity to present their undergraduate research at the 2017 4W Summit. We are proud to recognized these 5 recipients:
Micah Coate, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Transgender Bodybuilding: Negotiating Sex, Gender, Masculinity, and the Body, panel presentation, Friday Session 3E, 2:15 PM
Joanna (Jo) Niswonger, University of Wisconsin-Marinette, Non-binary gender identity and pronouns usage, poster, Friday Session 5L, 4:45 PM
Ashley T. Owens, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, The Psychological Identity Crisis Within Black Women: Effects of Colorism, poster, Saturday Session 7, 10:45
Amber Pauley, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Preschool Children’s Perceptions of the New Barbie Dolls, Friday Session 5K, 4:45 PM
2017 4W Initiative Awards
4W Women’s Philanthropy Council Innovation Award (2017)
Provides general support to allow faculty or academic staff to devote time to develop a key initiative related to women and wellbeing and aligned with the vision and core values of 4W.
Elizabeth Ann Larson
4W Women’s Philanthropy Council Engagement Grant for Emerging Scholars (2017)
Flexibly supports graduate and professional students in action research related to women and wellbeing in Wisconsin or globally.
4W Initiative Internships Program (2017)
Supports undergraduate and graduate students in completing internships relevant to the 4W mission. Made possible by the Women’s Philanthropy Council.
Ibtisam Ul Haq
4W Wisconsin Without Borders Award (2016)
Honors the work of students, faculty, staff and community partners that demonstrates excellence in collaboration between the university and local and global communities. The 4W Award recognizes projects which impact women’s wellbeing.