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Sugar and Spice But Not Always Nice: Gender, Bias, and Aggression in Adolescent Girls

  • 10 Nov 2011
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (PST)
  • Lake Washington Girls Middle School, 810 18th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

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Odd Girls Out. Queen Bees. Girl Bullying. When did we lose our sweet little girls? Examine the cross-section of socio-emotional development, genderbias, and adolescence in the emergence of the “Mean Girl” phenomenon. What can we do as parents, educators, and supporters to promote healthy relationship among girls?

 

6:00-6:30pm:  Registration, Mingling & Snacks

6:30pm:  Presentation begins

 

 

About the speaker:

Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee is a faculty member at Seattle Girls School, as well as an experienced educator and diversity consultant whose passion and expertise ranges from science and ethics for middle school students, gender equity in STEM education, cross-cultural communication, gender bias, relational aggression, identity development, anti-bullying, brain and learning, and more. Driven toward empowering youth to make a better future for themselves and their communities, and at the same time working with adults to help create inclusive communities that will help empower youth of all races, ethnic origins, genders, abilities, sexual orientations, and other identities.

 

Organizations Rosetta has worked with include the Junior League, Washington State Association for Multicultural Education, Seattle Public Utilities, and numerous nonprofits and schools. She has served several years on the faculty of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Summer Diversity Institute, as well as its diversity think-tank cadre, Call to Action.


NWGC Vision: To ensure a healthy, supportive environment for all girls to realize their full potential.


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