The President's Commission on the Status of Women at Clemson University was established to improve the quality of life for women at Clemson. The Commission's charge is to: Discern the status of women at Clemson University and document findings; discover and pursue the removal of institutional barriers identified by the Commission; collect information and/or conduct research regarding issues which affect women, including the study of practices followed at other Universities' Commissions on Women; and explore problem areas that limit equal opportunities and advancement.
It is the Commission's pledge to encourage and inspire women to become leaders, problem solvers and innovators making meaningful contributions to American society. The President's Commission will publicize the role of Clemson University to improve the status of women at all levels.
22 at 6 p.m., Littlejohn Coliseum
Kickoff event – “Celebrating Women in Athletics” Tailgate
Celebrate all Clemson University female athletes at our tailgate just prior to the last Women’s Basketball home game of the season. Come for the tailgate and stay to support our Tigers! Hosted by the President’s Commission on Women.
26 at 6 p.m., Watt Family Innovation Center, Auditorium
Reclaiming My Voice — Angela Burt-Murray
Angela Burt-Murray is an award-winning journalist, author, and producer. She has produced and directed content for several notable magazines, TV specials, and books. Burt-Murray currently serves as the Deputy Editor of GLAMOUR magazine. Coordinated by the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center.
28 at 5 p.m., Hardin 100
“Decision-Making Paralysis at General Motors” — Elizabeth Briody
This presentation captures the cultural issues that emerged when three GM engineering organizations, and their business counterparts, were asked to develop a compact car. Little did anyone know that no one made decisions the same way. The result: decision paralysis.