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The New Feminist Agenda: The Next Revolution for Women, Work and Family
Schedule - The New Feminist Agenda: The Next Revolution for Women, Work and Family

Schedule

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Time Events - Waterman
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Registration and Refreshments
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
  • Gayle Nunley, Associate Provost, Faculty Affairs and Internationalization, and Associate Professor, Spanish, University of Vermont
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Keynote Conversation between Joan Blades and Madeleine Kunin
  • Joan Blades, Co-Founder, MomsRising.org and MoveOn.org
  • Governor Madeleine M. Kunin, Marsh Professor-at-Large
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Morning Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Concurrent Panels:
  • How do we Increase Access to Early Education and Quality, Affordable Childcare?
    • Moderator:
      • Fayneese Miller, Dean, College of Education and Social Services, University of Vermont
    • Panelists:
      • Kelly Ault, Organizing Director, Kids Are Priority One Coalition, Mama Says
      • Donna Bailey, Co-Director, Addison County Parent/Child Center
      • Amy Boyd Austin, Director, Collegiate Recovery Community; Director, Health & Wellness RLC and CHWB Education & Outreach
      • Jennifer Hurley, Program Coordinator, Early Childhood Special Education Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, Department of Education, University of Vermont
  • What are other Countries Doing Regarding Paid Family Leave, Access to Childcare and Workplace Flexibly?
    • Moderator:
      • Lisa Holmes, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Vermont
    • Panelists:
      • Caroline Beer, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Vermont
      • Juliette Chatelut, French exchange student, University of Vermont
      • Annika Ljung Baruth, Lecturer, Women's and Gender Studies and Department of English, University of Vermont
      • Elaine McCrate, Associate Professor, Economics and Women's and Gender Studies, University of Vermont
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch - Waterman Manor
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Keynote Presentation
  • Jim Wall, former Human Resource Director and Chief Diversity Officer, Deloitte
    • Introduction by Governor Madeleine M. Kunin, Marsh Professor-at-Large
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Panels:
  • What can the Private Sector do to Provide Paid Family Leave, Access to Childcare and Workplace Flexibly?
    • Moderator:
      • Lisa Ventriss, President, Vermont Business Roundtable
    • Panelists:
      • Jan Blittersdorf, CEO and President, NRG Systems
      • Derek Burkins, full-time father
      • Liza Cain, Owner, Red Hen Baking Company
      • Bill Stitzler, Managing Director and Owner, Smugglers’ Notch Resort
  • What can the Government Sector do to Provide Paid Family Leave, Access to Childcare and Workplace Flexibly?
    • Moderator:
      • Felicia Kornbluh, Director, Women's and Gender Studies and Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Vermont
    • Panelists:
      • Susan Bartlett, Special Assistant to the Governor
      • Senator Jane Kitchel, Caledonia District
      • Cheryl Mitchel, President, Treleven, Inc.
      • Douglas A. Racine, Secretary, Vermont State Agency of Human Services
      • Ellen Andersen, Associate Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies and Department of Political Science, University of Vermont
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Closing
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Networking Reception
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
  • How Can I Achieve Better Balance between Work and Family? - Waterman Memorial Lounge
    • Moderator:
      • Lynne Bond, Professor, Psychology Department, Interim Chair, Anthropology Department, and Director, Faculty Mentoring Program, University of Vermont

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