Celebrate Women’s Equality Day at the University of Kentucky
Join in the Discussion! Be sure and watch the “Makers: Women Who Make America” video online too. See more on this on our previous post: Women’s Equality Day celebration at UK, August 26, 2013
A Panel of Scholars Discuss the Status of Women Today:
local, state, national, global
Tuesday, August 27th, noon-1:30 pm,
Marksbury Building auditorium, 329 Rose Street
Nicole Huberfeld, JD — Law & Bioethics Associate
H. Wendell Cherry Professor of Law at UK College of Law and Bioethics Associate at the College of Medicine. Huberfeld teaches structural constitutional law and health care law. Her scholarship focuses on the cross-section of constitutional law and federal healthcare programs with a particular interest in federalism.
Judy “JJ” Jackson, EdD — Vice-President for |
Associate Professor in the UK College of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, Jackson serves primarily as the University’s Chief Diversity Officer, advising the President and Provost on all academic, fiscal and administrative policy decisions regarding UK’s diversity goals and planning.
|Kentucky Commission on Women
Margaret Koffler, BSN, MEd — |
A professional nurse educator with certification in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Koffler is a mental health professional as well as an artist, horsewoman, community activist and fundraiser. As a current Board Member, Koffler represents today the Kentucky Commission on Women, Office of the Governor.
|Medicine & Undergraduate Research
Diane Snow, PhD — |
Professor in the UK College of Medicine’s Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology with an Endowed Chair in the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, Snow also serves as the Director of Undergraduate Research in the Division of Undergraduate Education. Snow is president of Women In NeuroTrauma Research (WINTR) which is affiliated with national and international neurotrauma societies and works to promote women in the professional workplace. She has been deeply involved in women faculty leadership development and mentoring women students at UK.
|V.I.P. Center, Student Affairs
Carol A. Taylor, MSW — |
A social justice educator, Taylor uses her 20 years of social work experience in the UK Violence Intervention and Prevention Center, Division of Student Affairs. Taylor is a certified Prejudice Reduction trainer from the National Coalition Building Institute. Previously, Taylor was program director of Comprehensive Family Services for the UK Social Work Training Resource Center, and she worked in the Quality Assurance Unit for the Bluegrass Mental Health/Mental Retardation Board.