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Faculty Women of Color in the Academy Conference

Connect. Support. Empower.

The Faculty Women of Color in the Academy (FWCA) conference is a unique educational and professional opportunity for indigenous and women of color in higher education to network, engage, and learn with colleagues from around the country. The 10th annual installment of FWCA will feature sessions that will explore the topics of leadership, career advancement, personal well-being and scholar activism.

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Women of Color Healing Hour

A message from Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke, FWCA founder:

We recognize the importance of community for women of color in the academy. We are in the process of planning a wonderful experience for 2022. We are working with the national committee to develop a meaningful and impactful three-day experience. Look forward to dynamic keynote speakers, a writing retreat with Inkwell Academic Writing Retreats, dozens of powerful workshops, and many networking opportunities. The conference will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington Friday April 1- Sunday April 3, 2022. We hope that you will be able to devote the weekend to self-care, empowerment, and personal and professional development.

Learn more about the National Planning Committee.