Cross Cultural Perspectives on Women's Education
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The panel features international women students from several regions in the world. They share their stories and discuss gender issues in education in their home countries. They describe how they overcame obstacles to obtain a higher education, and reflect on their experiences as women at Virginia Tech. This panel is a signature event during Virginia Tech's Women's Month. The WGD program has sponsored a discussion series for the past several years, giving students and professionals an opportunity to share their research and discuss issues of Women and Gender in International Development. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community are encouraged to attend the discussions and bring their ideas and questions.