Austin Community College to Host Peace Forum on Gender and Power, April 25

Shirin Khosropour, Professor of Psychology at Austin Community Community shares the following:

Gender and Power: Education and Leadership as Equalizers

Presented by the Peace and Conflict Studies Program

In Collaboration with Division of Social & Behavioral Sciences

And Department of Psychology & Student Development

 April 25, 2014

8:30 am-4:00 pm


Please join ACC’s Peace and Conflict Studies for our 3rd annual spring symposium. This year’s theme is Gender and Power.

We have a distinguished group of panelists discussing issues related to education and leadership (see the attached program).

In the afternoon, we are delighted to be working with Persian Arts Collective of Austin and screen the film “My Tehran For Sale”.

This year we are joined again by Peace Through Pie and Fara Foundation (coffee). Yes…that means we will have great coffee all day and will eat pie too! But it’s not just about food; “we aim to cultivate the ingredients of friendship, community and peace”.

The event is open to the public; so …students, please encourage your educators and employers to give you time to attend; educators and employers, please encourage your students and staff to attend (we can provide “certificates of attendance”).

Registration is free and fast, but all attendees need to register–space is limited to 200 and there will be refreshments.

Registration at go to:

Onsite parking (at ACC’s Eastview Campus) is free and you do not need a permit the day of the event. For more information contact Shirin Khosropour at

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