Announcements from the Women’s Programs Office
WPO welcomes Gabe Twose
Gabe Twose rejoined APA in February 2012 as an intern in the Women’s Programs Office, where he is primarily focusing on the Task Force on the Trafficking of Women and Girls. He has previously worked with the WPO as a program assistant and a consultant. He is a 5th year graduate student, completing his PhD in social psychology at Clark University, where his dissertation focuses on the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He has published his research in a variety of journals, and has presented at US and international conferences. He is excited to be back at WPO, working on such an important initiative.
PSYCHED about Women
The APA Women’s Programs Office works to improve the status, health and well-being of women psychologists and women and their families. Our current portfolio employs…
Psychology in the Public Interest to explore issues related to:
Safety & Security,
Interpersonal Violence consumer brochure (in development).
“What Girls Can Do” Tip card for girls (PDF, 871KB)
Women in the APA
A timeline of women APA presidents, the representation of women on the APA Board of Directors and Council of Representatives, and those serving in APA Division executive committees (in development).
Health & Wellness,
Inequity to Equity: Promoting Health and Wellness of Women with Disabilities
Women’s Psych-E Newsletter
Past issues available online
Spring, summer and fall internship opportunities are offered in the Women’s Programs Office of the Public Interest Directorate.
Black women’s health initiative
The WPO is currently working on a Memorandum of Understanding with the Links, Inc. Eastern Area to develop a presentation on mental health challenges and supports impacting African American women.
WPO Annual Report 2011 (PDF, 317KB)
The 2011 activities of the APA Women’s Programs Office
CWP Annual Report 2011 (PDF, 40KB)
The 2011 activities of the APA Committee on Women in Psychology