McGill Experts: International Women’s Day

Article ID: 614092

Released: 21-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST

Source Newsroom: McGill University

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Every year, International Women’s Day is held on March 8, celebrating women all around the world. This year’s main theme is INSPIRING CHANGE. Here is a list of McGill experts who are available to give interviews on issues related to the event and to their expertise:

Anita Nowak, Teaching and Learning Services
Director of Operations for Henry Mintzberg’s Social Learning for Social Impact MOOC (to be launched in September 2014).
Research interests: Empathy, social innovation

Carrie Rentschler, Art History and Communication Studies
(Not available on March 8)
William Dawson Scholar of Feminist Media Studies, Director of the Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies
Research interests: Feminist media studies, political theory, cultural studies of journalism, crime and violence.

Matissa Hollister, Desautels Faculty of Management
Research interests: Women employment, organizational behaviour

Melissa Sonberg, Desautels Faculty of Management
Research interests: Women in business, organizational behaviour

Andrea Tone, Social Studies of Medicine
Research interests: Women and health

Vrinda Narain, Faculty of Law
Research interests: Feminist legal theory, social diversity and law

Myriam Gervais, Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies
(Not available on March 7)
(514) 398-4400 Extension 089871
Research interests: Feminist approach of international development.

Sarah Turner, Department of Geography
(514) 398-4955
Co-Chair of Senate Subcommittee on Women
Research interests: Women in academia, women in workplace, informal economy work and women


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