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Link to article: Indigenous Feminism: Creating a new narrative by empowering indigenous voices authored by reporter Aleenah Ansari, The Daily of the University of Washington.
2016 NWSA Conference: Decoloniality -- November 10-13, 2016 -- Montréal, Québec Faculty in attendance:            Priti Ramamurthy, Professor/GWSS Chair Shirley J. Yee, Professor Amanda L. Swarr, Associate Professor Kemi Adeyemi, Assistant Professor Bettina Judd, Assistant Professor Graduate Students in attendance: Sean Jarvis alma khasawnih Jiwoon Yu Lee Elizabeth Ramirez Arreola Jey Saung Shuxuan Zhou
Dr. Michelle Habell-Pallan is appointed the new Director of the Certificate in Public Scholarship. Michelle, is Associate Professor of  Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies and Co-Director of the Women Who Rock Project.  She has participated in the Certificate in Public Scholarship as a portfolio advisor and as a steering committee member (2012-2015).  In the nomination process, the steering committee agreed that Michelle’s leadership would invigorate the Certificate’s critical focus on issues of diversity, equity, and public scholarship.
Should young women sell their eggs? By DONNA DE LA CRUZ OCT. 20, 2016 Justine Griffin was 25 when she submitted an application to donate her eggs to a fertility clinic in Florida, detailing everything about herself from her appearance to her SAT scores. An infertile couple liked what they saw on paper and Ms. Griffin was notified that they wanted to buy her eggs.
UW's Nancy Kenney weighs in on the health risks for young women donating their eggs. Featured on nytimes.com 
Jiwoon Yu-Lee, Ph.C.wins Duggan Fellowship
Martha H. Duggan Fellowship in Caring Labor This award is given in memory of Martha H. Duggan, whose caring labor made possible the life work of her husband and key Bridges Center founding supporter, Robert Duggan. It is given to graduate students studying or providing caring labor. Jiwoon Yulee, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies: A first generation, working class, international student from South Korea, Jiwoon’s research focuses on caring labor performed by female janitorial workers employed at major university campuses in Seoul.
Professor Priti Ramamurthy
Urban Workshop Series GEOGRAPHIES OF CARE AND INTIMACY: EARLY INSIGHTS FROM ORAL HISTORIES OF INFORMAL SECTOR MIGRANTS IN DELHI AND HYDERABAD Vinay Gidwani (University of Minnesota) & Priti Ramamurthy (University of Washington),Sunil Kumar & Lokesh (labor activists and researchers)3:45 pm Tuesday, 26th July 2016
Ashley Walls is one of 100 students selected from all three campuses for the Husky 100 award. Featured on YouTube 
How America portrays itself is a measure of equality. Shirley Yee is the fourth generation of a thoroughly American family. Yet in the small New Jersey town where she grew up, sometimes her second-generation Polish- and Italian-American classmates saw themselves as more quintessentially American than she.
Shirley Yee, professor of gender, women and sexuality studies at the UW, is featured in this column about how equality is portrayed in America. Featured on The Seattle Times 

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