“I am Psyched!” is a multimedia initiative that explores the history and contemporary contributions of women of color in psychology as they engage in psychological science, practice and social justice. Created by the American Psychological Association‘s Women’s Programs Office, the exhibit highlights achievements of women of color in psychology. Learn about the inspiring lives of many women who accomplished “the firsts” in psychological science, to benefit society and people’s lives. In addition to the exhibit, events will be held to highlight the experiences of women of color in psychology in our area. All events will be held on the fourth floor of the Cofrin Library unless otherwise noted and are open to the public:
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 4 to 6 p.m., Opening Reception
Join us as we launch this important exhibit celebrating women of color in psychology. We will have speakers, a photo booth and information on WOC sheroes in psychology!
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 5 p.m., Speaker Sheng Lee
Sheng Lee runs Us 2 Behavioral Health Care in Appleton, which addresses current disparities in mental health services for minorities.
Monday, Feb. 17, 4 p.m., I Am Psyched Talks
Four 10-minute talks by students on four amazing women of color in psychology. Support students, be inspired.
Feb. 17 to 22, Student Union, Photo Booth…This is what a psychologist looks like!
Future (and current) psychologists…Stop by your table at the University Union and show the world your future self!
For more information, contact Associate Prof. Christine Smith (Psychology, Women’s and Gender Studies) at firstname.lastname@example.org.