Women and Gender in Development Conference 2019: Out of the theory & into the field

Tuesday, February 28, 2019 – Friday, March 1, 2019 At the Inn of Virginia Tech 

Join us for a two-day conference exploring women and gender in international development. Students, faculty, practitioners, and interested individuals are invited to an interactive learning and networking event featuring renowned experts in international development


WGD Discussion Series Spring 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - Kelly Summers, MS student, Department of Geography, Virginia Tech

"Do mobile phones empower women? Exploring the relationship between mobile phones and intra-household decision-making in agropastoralist Massai communities"

Discussion Series Details: Unless otherwise noted, the WGD Discussion Series is held on Thursdays in the Multipurpose Room of the Newman Library on the First Floor (Room 101), Blacksburg, VA - from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Note that in the spring we will be holding a conference at the Inn at Virginia Tech, February 28th - March 1st, 2019  (more information forthcoming).