Women's Programs Office

Several events will focus on women at this year’s APA convention in Washington, including a leadership institute for women in psychology, becoming a journal editor and research and training opportunities.

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 - Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014

7th Annual APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology (LIWP)
Monday, Aug. 4, 5:30-9 p.m | APA Headquarters Building
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.| Kellogg Conference Hotel, Gallaudet University
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Kellogg Conference Hotel, Gallaudet University
Chair: Sandra L. Shullman, PhD
Sponsors: Committee on Women in Psychology (CWP) and Women’s Programs Office (WPO)

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

What You Should Know About Becoming an Editor
3-3:50 p.m. | Marriott Marquis Washington DC Hotel, SPW/AWP Hospitality Suite
Presenters: Mary M. Brabeck, PhD, editor, Psychology of Women Quarterly; Lydia P. Buki, PhD, editor, Counseling Psychologist; Joan C. Chrisler, PhD, editor, Women’s Reproductive Health; Sherry L. Hamby, PhD, editor, Psychology of Violence; Elizabeth A. Klonoff, PhD, senior associate editor, Health Psychology 
Sponsor(s): Committee on Women in Psychology, Women’s Programs Office

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

Risk and Resilience: Overcoming the Odds of Community Violence
1-2:50 p.m. | Convention Center, Room 140B
Chair: Laurie D. McCubbin, PhD
Participant(s):  Karen A. Roberto, PhD; Velma McBride Murry, PhD and Na Liu; Ronald L. Simons, PhD and Leslie G. Simons, PhD; Alexandra (Sandi) Pierce, PhD; Stirling Barfield, MSW, M.S. CCC-SLP and Ruth Riding-Malon, PhD; Muninder K. Ahluwalia, PhD
Discussant:  Ann Masten, PhD, University of Minnesota
Sponsor(s): Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest, Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs, Committee on Aging, Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns, and Committee on Psychology and Aids, Committee on Socioeconomic Status, Committee on Women in Psychology

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

CWP Network Breakfast Meeting
8-9:50 a.m. | Marriott Marquis Washington DC Hotel, Archives Room
Chair: Jennifer P. Wisdom, PhD, MPH, 2014 chair-elect, Committee on Women in Psychology
Sponsor(s): Committee on Women in Psychology

An Insider’s Guide to NIH Research and Training Opportunities: Talk with NIH Staff
10-10:50 a.m. | Marriott Marquis Washington DC Hotel, Archives Room
Chair: Cheryl Boyce, PhD, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Participant(s): Jennifer Alvidrez, PhD, National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD); Judith Arroyo, PhD, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA); Pamela Goodlow, PhD, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA); LeShawndra N. Price, PhD, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Sponsor: APA Women’s Programs Office

SPW Business Meeting, Awards Ceremony, and Social Hour: Presentation of the CWP Leadership Awards
4-5:50 p.m. | Renaissance Washington DC Hotel, Mount Vernon Square, Room A
Sponsor: Society for the Psychology of Women, Committee on Women in Psychology

CSES/CWP Premiere Screening of Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life & Times of Katrina Gilbert
4:30–6:00 p.m. | Renaissance Washington DC Hotel, Public Interest Suite
Sponsor(s): Committee on Socioeconomic Status, Committee on Women in Psychology

Sunday, Aug. 10

From Woman-Centered Research to Action, Policy, Practice
12-12:50 p.m. | Convention Center, Room 159
Chair(s): Layli Maparyan and Shari E. Miles-Cohen, PhD
Participant(s): Sumru Erkut, Jennifer M. Grossman, Allison J. Tracy, Amanda M. Richer, Linda Charmaraman, Rosa K. Lau, Temple Price
Discussant: Shari E. Miles-Cohen, PhD
Sponsor(s): Society for the Psychology of Women, Society for Personality & Social Psychology, Society for Community Research and Action: Division of Community Psychology, State, Provincial, and Territorial Psychological Associations, American Psychological Association Graduate Students