Call for proposals: 16th Annual CU Women Succeeding

Symposium’s theme is ‘Empowered Women, Empowering CU’
By Staff

The 16th Annual CU Women Succeeding Professional Development Symposium will be Feb. 23, 2018, at Williams Village, CU Boulder.

The Faculty Council Women’s Committee welcomes proposals from the CU community centered on this year’s theme, “Empowered Women, Empowering CU.”

The committee is seeking knowledgeable, dynamic proposals that address the professional interests of CU women faculty and staff. We invite proposals that:

  • address the interests and concerns of CU women faculty and staff and broader educational/professional-development issues related to women in academia and beyond;
  • stimulate and provoke discussion and audience engagement;
  • present evidence based on or supported by research;
  • target new, mid-career and seasoned faculty and staff.

Each proposal must include:

  • Title and summary of presentation (100 words or less)
  • Brief description of proposed topic and how it relates to the theme "Empowered Women, Empower CU”
  • One to three specific learning objectives for participants
  • Time block preference (indicate preference for 45 or 90 minutes)
  • Contact information of primary presenter

The submission deadline is Dec. 8. Presenters will be notified via email by mid-December. If you have questions about submissions, please contact

For more information about the symposium, and to view last year’s presentation topics, please visit the CU Women Succeeding Professional Development Symposium website.

Click here to submit abstracts and information.