Save the Date - 11/13/24 - Fall Symposium

Monday, February 26, 2024 10:42 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Member Update

Hello WPF members,

We want to take this opportunity to update all of you on our 2024 Symposium. Scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 2024 (8:00 am to 12:00 pm).

Thanks to Vicky's connections, this year's symposium will be held at Tarrant Area Food Bank ( The venue has a large, well-appointed meeting facility with an adjacent lounge area. There is plenty of free parking, and the facility can provide breakfast and coffee service. 

Our keynote speaker is Dr. Valerie Martinez-Ebers:

Dr. Valerie Martinez-Ebers (Ph.D. from Ohio State University) is an expert on the political behavior of women and persons of color. A Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science and Director of the Latina/o and Mexican American Studies Program at the University of North Texas, Dr. Martinez-Ebers is a former Vice-President of the American Political Science Association and a former President of the Western Political Science Association.  From 2012-2016, she served as Co-Editor of the American Political Science Review, the flagship journal in political science. Dr. Martinez-Ebers has published widely on various topics, including six books and articles in all the top journals of her discipline. She also edited Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity, and Religion: Identity Politics in America, an anthology that examines the history, dynamics, and policy issues of minority groups in the United States.  

She will speak on Women's Voting Behaviors over the previous three election cycles. Learn about key issues driving women's political behavior, including issues impacting women of color and women's issues.

Save the date: Wednesday, November 13, 2024 (8:00 am to 12:00 pm)

Price: $50 for members and $60 for non-members
(Registration link coming soon)

Sponsorship Opportunities: We are seeking event sponsors.
(More details coming next month!)


Dr. Di Ann Sanchez - Chair
& Vicky Martinez - Co-chair

Women's Policy Forum is a non-partisan educational and networking organization. Views expressed in presentations are those of the speaker and do not imply endorsement by WPF.

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