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SAVE THESE DATES: November 8: Exploring the Choices We Make: End of Life Planning with trust advisor Elizabeth VanArsdel and probate attorney Shannon Bulman November 15: WISC Fellow Linda Dittmar December 12: WISC Fellow Susan Morgan December 19: WISC Fellow Katherine McNamara
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Halla Tómasdóttir shares her thoughts on last weeks conversation!

CLICK HERE TO READ Halla shares her re-cap of last week's conversation, Leadership Values in a Changing World.
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PRESS RELEASE: Leadership Values in a Changing World, a WISC Conversation with Tarja Halonen, the First Female President of Finland

WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL STUDY CENTERAT ACEQUIA MADRE HOUSESANTA FE, NEW MEXICO FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2017 Contact: Laurel Savino, 505-983-6538 laurel@wisc-amh.org Jordan Young, 505-983-6538 jordan@wisc-amh.org WHO: Tarja Halonen, first female President of Finland (2000 to 2012), in conversation...
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APPLY NOW for a WISC Fellowship

WISC calls for Fellowships-in-Residence Applications Arts, Sciences, Cultural Preservation, Business and Philanthropy INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP RESIDENCIES WITH STIPENDS WHO: Writers, artists, scholars, professionals, innovators...
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Interview with WISC Fellow-in-Residence Jessica Tyner Mehta

Jessica will present her work at Acequia Madre House September 5, 2017 at 5:30pm The event is supported by WISC members. Please register here!Jessica's Bio How did you hear about WISC? I was searching for residencies in the US that offered the time, space and support necessary to complete a manuscript. I was especially looking for...
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WISC Fellow in Residence Jessica Tyner Mehta September 5, 2017 @ AMH

WISC Fellow-in-Residence Jessica Tyner Mehta @ AMH 5:30pm WHO: WISC Fellows-in-Residence Jessica Tyner Mehta WHAT: A presentation by Jessica Tyner MehtaWHERE: Acequia Madre House, 614 Acequia Madre Santa Fe, NM 87505 WHEN: September 5, 2017 5:30pm HOW: REGISTER HERE: This event is free and supported by WISC members. ...
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WISC Speaker Courtney Martin on KSFR's Wake Up Call

WISC Speaker Courtney Martin discusses her work, including her new book The New Better Off with Hannah Colton on KSFR. http://ksfr.org/post/courtney-martin-reframing-success-new-terms
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WISC Annual Lawn Party Featuring Speaker Courtney E. Martin

WISC is pleased to announce a presentation and conversation with Courtney E. Martin, TED Speaker, columnist and author of The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream. Those who attended WISC’s 2014 inaugural symposium will remember Courtney’s presentation reflecting on the challenges and opportunities faced by young women today. REGISTER...
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Interview with WISC Speaker Courtney Martin

Courtney E. Martin is an author, entrepreneur, and weekly columnist for On Being. Her latest book, The New Better Off, explores how people are re-defining the American dream (think more fulfillment, community, and fun, less debt, status, and stuff). Courtney is the co-founder of the Solutions Journalism Network and a strategist for the TED Prize. She is also co-founder...
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Interview with WISC Fellow-in-Residence Jo-Marie Burt

How did you hear about WISC? Through Submittable. It’s a weekly newsletter with great articles and a list of opportunities for writers and artists. WISC is the first writers’ residency I’ve ever applied for. What is the current status of your project? I’m working on two projects right now, though they are really variations on a...
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Interview with WISC Fellow-in-Residence Lee Ann Roripaugh

We sat down with Lee Ann Roripaugh to ask her about life and poetry. How did you hear about WISC? I first learned about WISC through Facebook. Former WISC fellow Mariko Nagai had posted the call for applications, and so I came to the website and thought it sounded amazing. How did...
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WISC Fellow Alesandra Zsiba's Identity Project: Final Student Showcase July 22, 3-5pm @ MIAC

2017 WISC Fellow Alesandra Zsiba's Identity Project will celebrate the inaugural Identity Project Summer Arts Lab on Saturday July 22, 3-5pm @ the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Alesandra Zsiba's Bio Alesandra Zsiba is a documentary storyteller, dance artist, and a poet at heart. As Founding Artist of The Identity Project, Alesandra's pedagogical approach celebrates educating...
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WISC Fellows-in-Residence Lee Ann Roripaugh and Jo-Marie Burt July 25, 2017 @ AMH 5:30pm

WHO: WISC Fellows-in-Residence Lee Ann Roripaugh and Jo-Marie Burt WHAT: A presentation by poet Lee Ann Roripaugh and political scientist Jo-Marie Burt share their work WHERE: Acequia Madre House, 614 Acequia Madre Santa Fe, NM 87505 WHEN: Tuesday July 25, 2017 5:30pm HOW: REGISTER HERE: This event is free and supported by WISC members. ...
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Wednesday August 16, 2017: Courtney Martin at Acequia Madre House

WISC is pleased to announce a presentation and conversation with Courtney E. Martin, TED Speaker, entrepreneur, columnist and author of The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream. Those who attended WISC’s 2014 inaugural symposium will remember Courtney’s presentation reflecting on the challenges and opportunities faced by young women today. ...
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Interview with Cathy Allen WISC Women & Money 2017 Speaker

Join us for the final workshop, Planning for Your Career and Life on Saturday, July 8, at 9am at Homewise with Catherine A. Allen. We asked Cathy some questions about her successes, life, and work. As a business leader, how do you foster a cohesive team? I like to pair up people that...
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WISC Fellow-in-Residence Stacy Elliott presents on Martha Graham

WHO: WISC Fellow-in-Residence Stacy Elliott WHAT: A presentation about her original screenplay "The Chosen One: Martha Graham" one of the most important artists of the 20th century. It explores the entwined triumvirate of life, love and work of a complex, complicated woman. Based on years of research, Stacy's screenplay gets behind the myth of public persona and plumbs...
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Interview with Jacquette Timmons, WISC Women & Money 2017 Speaker

Join us for the second workshop, How to Make the Best Money Choices...Every Time! on Saturday, June 10 at 9am at Homewise with financial behaviorist Jacquette Timmons. We asked Jacquette some questions about life and work. What are the most common challenges for women and their money? ​JT: This answer...
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May 18, 2017 5:30pm at St. Francis Auditorium The Presence of Women: Women in the Arts in New Mexico and Arizona by Dr. Julie Sasse

This event is free, but please register here. On Thursday May 18, 2017 at 5:30pm at the St. Francis Auditorium, Dr. Julie Sasse will give an overview of the many women artists and gallerists who contributed significantly to the rise of contemporary art in the southwest. Julie Sasse is the chief curator and...
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May 25, 2017 5:30pm Marilyn Mason Fellow-in-Residence Stephanie Shields presents at the Downtown Library Community Room

WHO: WISC Marilyn Mason Fellow-in-Residence Stephanie Shields WHAT: An interactive presentation that demonstrates the operation of advantage and disadvantage in the workplace. WHERE: Santa Fe Public Library: Main Community Room 145 Washington Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87501 WHEN: Thursday May 25, 2017 5:30pm THIS EVENT IS FREE: PLEASE REGISTER HERE ...
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May 20, 2017 5-7pm at MIAC Fellow-in-Residence Alesandra Zsiba presents the Identity Project

The final showcase for the Identity Project, created by WISC Fellow-in-Residence Alesandra Zsiba will be Saturday May 20, 2017 from 5-7PM at MIAC. The Identity Project is an innovative educational laboratory that utilizes documentary arts to address poverty-related barriers to identity development in underserved youth....
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Interview with Christina Bruce, WISC Women & Money 2017 Speaker

Join us for the first workshop, Know Your Value and Negotiate for Better Outcomes, on Saturday, May 6 at 9am at Homewise with Christina Bruce, management coach and leadership development consultant. We spoke with Christina about what she's learned about positioning yourself in the workplace—and in life. What...
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WISC Announces 2017 Fellows-in-Residence

WISC is excited to announce the 2017 Summer and Fall Fellows: Chad Alligood, Curator, Crystal Bridges Museum of ArtChad will work on a monograph of Judy Chicago's early minimal and feminist work.February 2017 Alesandra Zsiba, EducatorAlesandra will collaborate with the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and the Santa Fe Public Schools to empower and illuminate vocies...
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An Interview with past Fellow-in-Residence: Celeste Oram

An Interview with past Fellow-in-Residence: Celeste Oram
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THE Magazine article featuring WISC Fellow-in-Residence Chad Alligood

https://www.themagsantafe.com/single-post/2017/03/31/WISC-Fellowship-Presentation-with-Judy-Chicago-and-Curator-Chad-Alligood
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An Interview with past Fellow-in-Residence: Jill Koenigsdorf

An Interview with past Fellow-in-Residence: Jill Koenigsdorf
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An Interview with past Fellow-in-Residence: Cindy Cordoba Arroyo

An Interview with past Fellow-in-Residence: Cindy Cordoba Arroyo
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An interview with past Fellow-in-Residence: Valerie Martinez

An interview with past Fellow-in-Residence: Valerie Martinez
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An Interview with past Fellow-in-Residence: Betsey Coleman

Learn more about her work here: https://sites.google.com/site/artsandidentity/
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A Presentation by WISC Fellow Chad Alligood on Judy Chicago at form & concept

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED WHO: WISC Fellow Chad Alligood, Curator of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and Artist Judy ChicagoWHAT: A Presentation by Chad Alligood on...
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Give and receive through December 31!

WISC donors are so generous and WISC and its Fellows want to show a little appreciation. Through year end, the first 10 Donors of gifts up to $999 will receive a book by one of our spectacular fellows, including Dr. Julie Sasse, Dr. Mary Margaret Fonow, Dr. Stanlie James, Susan J. Tweit, Valerie Martinez, et al. The first...
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Support the WISC Fellows-in-Residence on Giving Tuesday, Nov 29

Happy Thanksgiving from WISC! As part of this holiday season, the Women's International Study Center will participate in Giving Tuesday, November 29th, a national day to support the causes you care about most. ...
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WISC calls for Fellowships-in-Residence Applications

WISC calls for Fellowships-in-Residence Applications Arts, Sciences, Cultural Preservation, Business and Philanthropy Individual and Group Residencies with Stipends WHO: Scholars, professionals, innovators and entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply. WISC...
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WISC Speaker Ellen Malcolm on Report from Santa Fe this weekend

This weekend Lorene Mill's Report from Santa Fe interview with WISC speaker and EMILY's List Founder and Board Chair Ellen Malcolm will air all around New Mexico on public television and radio: Saturday night, October 8, 2016, 6:00 p.m. for the entire east side of the state, on Channel 3, KENW-TV, the PBS station in...
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Join WISC, Santa Fe Pro Musica and Music from Angel Fire for a conversation between composer Gabriela Lena Frank and award-winning classical violinist Ida Kavafian

Join us for a morning of coffee, pastries and conversation featuring Gabriela Lena Frank, Santa Fe Pro Musica and Music from Angel Fire's 2016 Composer-in-Residence, alongside award-winning classical violinist Ida Kavafian, as they discuss their role as women in the world of performing arts. 10:30AMSATURDAY NOVEMBER 5 JEAN COCTEAU CINEMA418 MONTEZUMA AVESANTA FE TICKETS $10
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Bunny Huffman, Director of Acequia Madre House, will speak at the Women Writing the West annual conference on Friday, October 14, 2016. (more info)

SIGN UP HERE to see Bunny Huffman and other speakers at the Women Writing the West’s 22nd annual conference, held in Santa Fe for the first time. Huffman will share images and stories from the lives of the three women whose legacies inspired the Women’s International Study Center at Acequia Madre House. She will also discuss WISC resident fellowship...
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Join WISC for a concert and conversation by Fellows-in-Residence Rachel Beetz, Jennifer Bewerse and Celeste Oram as Autoduplicity debuting their new original work

WHO: WISC Fellows-in-Residence Rachel Beetz, Jennifer Bewerse and Celeste Oram WHAT: performance and conversation with musicians and composer as they share original new work WHEN: Tuesday September 27, 2016 5:30PM WHERE: Acequia Madre House: 614...
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WISC Fellows Presentation Wednesday September 7, 2016

This event takes place at the Railyard Park Community Room This event is free but please register here.
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WISC symposium WOMEN & MONEY: Beyond the Numbers featured in a letter to the editor

WISC symposium WOMEN & MONEY: Beyond the Numbers featured in a letter to the editor of the Santa Fe New Mexican by former city councilor and mayor pro tem Rebecca Wurzburger, who makes the connection between the economic well being of women and the stability of the larger community. We are thrilled that this was among the takeaways...
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WISC Fellows Leyte Winfield and Kimberly Jackson featured in Sandia National Lab's newsletter

WISC Fellows-in-Residence Leyte Winfield and Kimberly Jackson made a presentation this summer on their efforts to build a stronger pipeline for women of color in STEM education and careers at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History. The audience included many from Sandia National Laboratory, UNM and the Albuquerque Public Schools. Sandia featured the article in...
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TICKETS FOR WOMEN & MONEY: BEYOND THE NUMBERS ON SALE NOW

http://wisc-amh.org/programs/women-and-money/
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WISC Fellows Presentation: Kimberly Jackson and Leyte Winfield

Event is free but please register Here: https://goo.gl/T6vgRn
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WISC Fellows Presentation July 13, 2016 Sameena Mulla and Heather Hlavka

Event is free but please register here: https://goo.gl/T6vgRn
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Elizabeth Manak, Ph.D., joins the WISC Board of Directors

WISC is fortunate to welcome Elizabeth Manak, Ph.D., to the board of directors. Her expertise and experience abroad is a tremendous asset to WISC in pursuit of its mission internationally. Elizabeth Manak is a South Asia and nonproliferation specialist. In her thirty plus years with the Central Intelligence Agency, Elizabeth worked in a variety of positions both...
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Creative Dialogue VIII Concert June 28, 1 pm

CONCERT, June 28, 2016, St. Francis Auditorium, 1 pm Creative Dialogue VIII participants led by John Paul Jones, Anssi Karttunen, and Magnus Lindberg This week, Acequia Madre House hosts the workshop, Creative Dialogue VIII, which brings together young composers and instrumentalists from major international conservatories and universities for an 8-day period, to create together...
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WISC in collaboration with LewAllen Galleries presents Dr. Julie Sasse

This event is FREE, but please let us know you are coming by sending an email to info@wisc-amh.org
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WISC Fellows Presentation in collaboration with IFAA: Karina Puente

This event is FREE but please let us know you are coming by sending an email to info@wisc-amh.org
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Former WISC Fellow Lisandra Tena performs GUERA in Albuquerque and Taos

We are delighted to announce former WISC Fellow, Lisandra Tena will be performing the one-woman show, GUERA, that she wrote during her WISC residency in Albuquerque and Taos. ALBUQUERQUE:Thursday April 14, 2016 at 7:00PM North Fourth Arts Center4904 4th St NW Albuquerque, NM 87107purchase tickets at www.vsartsnm.org TAOS:Friday and Saturday April 22 & 23,...
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March 7, 2016 5-7PM WISC Fellows Presentation with SFCF "Connection, Care and Tending Women of Color Leaders"

Event is FREE. Event will be at SFCF: 501 Halona Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 "Two weeks of residency support at the Women's International Studies Center is a true gift, and also had an unanticipated effect. My time was devoted to considering and writing about the professional development and leadership cultivation needs of emerging creative...
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WISC announces 2016 Summer and Fall Fellows

WISC is excited to announce the 2016 Summer and Fall Fellows: Karina Puente, ArtistMay 2016 Julie Sasse, Chief Curator and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Tucson Museum of Art May 2016 Sameena Mula, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Marquette UniversityHeather Hlavka, Assistant Professor of Criminology and Law Studies, Marquette University July 2016 Julieth Balanta Zuñiga,...
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WISC Lead Benefactor Sallie Bingham writes beautifully about the women who inspired WISC into being.

Sallie's support for WISC's founding was essential. Here she writes beautifully about the three women of Acequia Madre House who inspired WISC's founding.
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December 1st is GivingTuesday!

Please join or otherwise support WISC! Your contributions make the work we do focused on the lives and status of women possible. Thank you!
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Call for Applicants: Summer/Fall 2016 Fellowship-in-Residence Program

WISC is pleased to accept applications for the 2016 summer and fall Fellowship-in-Residence program. WISC Fellowships provide time and space for dedicated scholarly work focusing on women in the arts, sciences, cultural preservation, and business. Fellowships-in-Residence average one month in duration with a stipend of $1,000; 2- to 8-week residencies are also available. All residencies occur at the guest...
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WISC Welcomes New Director Laurel Savino

WISC Board President Natalie Fitz-Gerald is pleased to announce that Laurel Savino has been appointed Director of the Women's International Study Center. With more than twenty years in non-profit management with an emphasis in development, Laurel brings an array of skills and relevant experience to WISC. Her background includes eight years at the California Academy of Sciences in San...
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Anita Hill with Beverly Guy-Sheftall: Reimagining Equality

On September 20, 2015, the Women's International Study Center hosted Anita Hill in conversation with Beverly Guy-Sheftall in conversation about the legacy of Title IX. Two of the most important social reform movements in the United States are the civil rights and women’s rights movements. Title IX, like the Voting Rights Act, is perhaps the...
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Hear Anita Hill interviewed on KSFR

WISC EDGE Series guest Anita Hill interviewed by KSFR FM's Ellen Berkovitch on the legacy of Title IX.
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Video is live for How Women Artists Shape the Arts and Contribute to Social Change

If you missed the dynamic lecture with Susan Fisher Sterling, Director of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the engaging panel discussion with Kymberly Pinder, Dean of the College of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico and artists Harmony Hammond, Rose B. Simpson, and Meridel Rubenstein that followed or if you just want to listen again...
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BUY TICKETS NOW! ANITA HILL WITH BEVERLY SHEFTALL: REIMAGINING EQUALITY

Sunday, September 20, 2015 7:00PM Lensic Performing Arts Center BUY TICKETS HERE: http://tickets.ticketssantafe.org/single/EventDetail.aspx?p=2463 Two of the most important social reform movements in the United States are the civil rights and women's rights movements. Title IX, like the Voting Rights Act, is perhaps the most transformative legacy...
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Video is live for UNCONSCIOUS BIAS: Why We All Have It & What We Can Do About It!

If you missed the Unconscious Bias talk on July 21, 2015 with Dr. Jennifer Raymond or if you just want to listen to her fascinating lecture again here is the video. Enjoy!
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Save These Dates! Announcing the WISC EDGE Series

The Women's International Study Center (WISC) is proud to announce the last program for the 2015 Engaging Dialogue on Gender Equity (EDGE) Series. These events focus on trending topics found in the popular press, social media, and academic literature. Nationally recognized experts share their knowledge and experience and explore with the audience how these topics affect them in their...
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Ellen Berkovitch and Marni Sandweiss Interview

WISC highly recommends this interview with Ellen Berkovitch and Marni Sandweiss conducted by Mary-Charlotte Domandi about the upcoming program on "How to be a successful Woman Artist". Please click on the link to listen to the interview: http://www.santaferadiocafe.org/uncategorized/2015/07/30/ellen-berkovitch-and/
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Women, Art and Social Change (Press Release from the Women's International Study Center)

In almost three decades at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, first as Curator and now as Director, Susan Fisher Sterling has shaped exhibitions and the museum while making bold statements on the importance of women artists. In turn, women artists have made bold statements on the need for social change. These will be among the themes...
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Exploring Success for Women Artists (Press Release from the Women's International Study Center

In a unique gathering, the Women’s International Study Center (WISC) as part of its EDGE Series brings together artists, collectors, critics, curators, gallery owners and others interested in the visual arts to explore the challenges of defining and achieving success for women artists. The event takes place at the Muñoz Waxman Gallery at the Center for Contemporary Arts on...
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Fellows Discussion: A Staged Reading of GUERA June 26

Women's International Study Center (WISC) is thrilled to host GUERA: A Staged Reading with Lisandra Tena and Nan Elsasser, actor and producer, respectively, who are completing a two-week residency in Santa Fe through the WISC Fellowship-in-Residence program. The goal of their group residency is to continue to write, revise and finesse GUERA into a polished script to be produced...
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Fellows Discussion: Mad Women (in) Advertising Creative June 22

Women's International Study Center (WISC) is excited to host a “Fellowship-in-Residence Discussion” with Jean Grow, PhD, Associate Professor of Strategic Communication from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Grow is completing a two-week residency in Santa Fe through the WISC Fellowship-in-Residence program. In Mad Women (in) Advertising Creative Dr. Grow will present an overview of gender inequity in advertising...
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WISC 2013-14 Annual Review Now Available

The Women's International Study Center (WISC) is proud to announce the release of its first Annual Review. This Review covers two years, during which the dream of creating a women’s study center in the former home of three remarkable women became not only a reality but a widely acknowledged success. The Annual Review covers the growth of WISC from...
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Gail Levin: A Collage Memoir: A solo exhibition of recent collages and early works.

Women's International Study Center is proud to present a solo exhibition of Gail Levin, respected art biographer and artist based in New York. Her show, "Gail Levin: A Collage Memoir" will be open the week of April 7 - 10, 2015 at the El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe Annex Gallery. The Gallery hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 1...
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Interested in learning more about the history of the women who built Acequia Madre House?

AMH Director, Bunny Huffman, will present a two-part course, "The Women of Acequia Madre House," at RENESAN, Institute for Lifelong Learning, April 14th and 17th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The rich history of Santa Fe owes much to three generations of women who built and lived in Acequia Madre House. For over a century the...
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THANK YOU for another excellent Fellows Discussion!

A special thank you to everyone who attended the Fellows-in-Residence Discussion Mood Lifters: A New Sustainable Approach to Mental Wellness. About 30 people turned out to the Santa Fe Public Library – Main Library Branch on Monday November 17, 2014 to hear Dr. Patricia Deldin talk about a novel mental wellness treatment program she has been developing while in...
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Fellow-in-Residence Discussion with Dr. Patricia Deldin on a novel mental wellness treatment approach

Please join us for a discussion with Dr. Patricia Deldin as she describes a new, low-cost mental wellness program that is based in scientific evidence, scalable to an entire population and that aims to do for mental health what Weight Watchers has done for obesity. FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WhenMonday -...
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In Tribute - Marilyn Mason

On October 16th, 2014, the Women’s International Study Center lost its dearest friend with the passing of Marilyn Mason. From the moment Marilyn first heard of the proposal to develop WISC, she was the strongest of advocates and the most dedicated of workers on its behalf. Her experience was invaluable as a member of the Founders Committee, where she...
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THANK YOU for a fabulous Fellows Discussion!

THANK YOU to everyone who attended the WISC Fellows-in-Residence Discussion “Stranger than Fiction”: Transforming Women’s Lived Realities into Fictional Stories. More than 30 people turned out at the Santa Fe Community Foundation on Monday, October 27, 2014 to hear Fellows, Jill Koenigsdorf and Ozlem Ezer, Ph.D., talk about their experiences as fiction writers, the advantages and disadvantages of fictionalizing...
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Discussion on Transforming Women's Lived Realities into Fictional Stories

Join us for a dialogue with two authors and WISC Fellows, Jill Koenigsdorf and Ozlem Ezer, who will be discussing their experiences as writers and their process of blending facts and fiction while also honoring the stories of the women they write about. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC When October 27, 2014 ...
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UPDATE: Fellow-in-Residence Panel Discussion on Transit, Women, & Social Change

We are thrilled to announce that two activists, Kate Nelson and Inma Martin-Hernandez of Chainbreaker Collective will be joining WISC Fellow, Alon Raab, for a panel discussion on transit and social change in the Middle East and in Santa Fe. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About WISC Fellow Alon Raab ...
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THANK YOU for a Successful Inaugural Symposium

THANK YOU to everyone who attended the Women's International Study Center's (WISC's) inaugural Symposium, Risk & Reinvention: How Women Are Changing the World, on August 15-16, 2014. Your participation and engagement in the 2-day conversations made the event an incredibly inspiring community experience, and created awareness for the need for intergenerational communication about issues affecting women around the...
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Creative Dialogue Concert July 11, 1 pm

The Sibelius Academy of Finland, and Acequia Madre House present a concert at St. Francis Auditorium in the NM Museum of Art, Friday July 11, at 1 pm. Magnus Lindberg and voice and instrumental students from the Sibelius Academy’s Creative Dialogue VI workshop perform Lindberg’s works, contemporary vocal/string classical repertoire, and new compositions. The Creative Dialogue workshop...
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Women's International Study Center Celebrates First Anniversary

One year ago today, on June 23, 2013, the Women's International Study Center (WISC) celebrated its founding at Acequia Madre House™ in Santa Fe with its many friends and supporters. WISC is proud to have had a successful first year, including convening an incredibly talented group of individuals to comprise our Board of Directors and our Academic Advisory Committee;...
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WISC Symposium Registration: Open Now!

The online registration for the Women's International Study Center's inaugural Symposium, Risk & Reinvention: How Women Are Changing the World, is open NOW! We hope you can join us for this exciting exploration of women's accomplishments, challenges and opportunities across disciplines, ethnicities and generations. Full registration and program details (including registration fees, young adult...
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Meet the First WISC Fellow-in-Residence: An Interview with Kristin Swenson

Kristin Swenson is the Women’s International Study Center’s inaugural Fellow-in-Residence as well as the first WISC Sallie Bingham Fellow. She is the author of Bible Babel: Making Sense of the Most Talked About Book of All Time, Living through Pain: Psalms and the Search for Wholeness and What is Religious Studies?: A Journey of Inquiry (with Esther R. Nelson)....
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Save the Date: WISC Inaugural Symposium featuring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

**Note: for more information about WISC's 2014 Symposium, please visit our Symposium page. The Women’s International Study Center will hold its Inaugural Symposium, Risk & Reinvention: How Women Are Changing the World, on August 15th and 16th 2014, with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg giving the keynote presentation. Justice Ginsburg, in a conversation with the...
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Call for Applicants: Summer/Fall 2014 Fellowship-in-Residence Program

WISC is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer/Fall Fellowship-in-Residence Program. WISC Fellowships provide time and space for dedicated scholarly work focusing on women in the arts, sciences, cultural preservation, and business. Fellowships-in-Residence average one month in duration with a stipend of $1,000; 2- to 8-week residencies are also available with proportional stipends. All residencies occur at the guest houses...
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Tuesday, Sept 27: Join WISC for a concert and conversation by Fellows-in-Residence Autoduplicity debuting their new original work

Tuesday, Sept 27: Join WISC for a concert and conversation by Fellows-in-Residence Autoduplicity debuting their new original work WHO: WISC Fellows-in-Residence Rachel Beetz, Jennifer Bewerse and Celeste Oram WHAT: performance and conversation with musicians and composer...
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Fellows Presentation Sameena Mulla and Heather Hlavka

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SAVE THE DATE: Women & Money August 13

SAVE THE DATE: Women & Money August 13
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Acequia Madre House seeks an archival assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION ARCHIVAL ASSISTANT ACEQUIA MADRE HOUSE (AMH) Position The Archival Assistant will help process the institution’s archival material. This involves rehousing historical material (letters, documents, photographs, etc.) and includes sorting, tabbing/clipping, labeling acid-free folders, reorganizing, and helping to create an index of material. In particular, the Archival Assistant will support the...
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Three Wise Women: The life and legacy of Eva and the Leonoras

Three remarkable women, representing three generations, built and lived in one of Santa Fe’s beloved houses, at 614 Acequia Madre. Eva Scott Fényes and her daughter and granddaughter tallied remarkable achievements in the arts, science, business, and cultural preservation. Their lives are honored with the founding of the Women’s International Study Center. “I looked at...
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Hear Anita Hill interviewed on KSFR

Professor Anita Hill speaks to Ellen Berkovitch about the legacy of Title IX.
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Family Legacy Honored

Over the span of more than a century, three generations of active, accomplished and adventuresome women made their mark on Santa Fe and beyond from a home they designed themselves on Acequia Madre. Now their legacy is being extended into the future with the birth of the Women’s International Study Center, a retreat where scholars can work on books...
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