Important Announcement

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Our Next Event:

Monday, October 21, 2013

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Gender Inequality:

Insights & Solutions

The Venue:


Margaret Stimpson Auditorium

Halpin-Harrison Hall

On The Campus of Shenandoah University

600 Millwood Avenue

Winchester, VA  22601

(For a map, click here)

Open To The Public

Admission is complimentary 

Pre-registration is required:

To register via email:

To register via telephone, please call 540.877.3347

The Issues:

Supporting Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Equal Treatment and Gender Equality....Social Issues and Parenting

Legal Ramifications of Gender Equality....Economics of Gender Equality

Advocacy against Emotional and Physical Abuse – Our Dirty Little Secret

How to Get Your Voice Heard

Women Veterans: Are their Gender Equality Issues the same?


The Details:


(Additional information on our speakers is available by clicking here)

Special Note:  Accreditation for Social Workers Pending.



Karen K. Schultz, Ph.D., MBA

Shenandoah University


Keynote Address

“Gender Inequality – The Insights of a Psychiatrist”

Russell B. McKelway, M.D.


Winchester Medical Center, Winchester




“Women Veterans – Are their Equality Issues the Same?”

Angela Coffman, LCSW-C

Coordinator, Military Sexual Trauma

V.A. Medical Center

Martinsburg, WV


“Our Economics of Gender Equality”

Kathleen Sibert

Executive Director

Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN)

Arlington, Virginia

“How Laws Can Combat Gender Inequality”

Fatima Goss Graves

Vice President, Education & Employment

National Women’s Law Center

Washington, D.C.

“Abuse:  Our Dirty Little Secret”

Nancy P. Fowler

Manager, Domestic Violence Program

Virginia Department of Social Services


Mary Shockey

Community Leader and Fundraising Advocate

The Laurel Center of Winchester

"Making Your Voice Heard"

Karen K. Schultz, Ph.D., MBA

Shenandoah University