O’Shaughnessy co-coordinates AWP national conference

Friday, April 02, 2021
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Tiffany O’Shaughnessy, associate professor of Counseling, co-coordinated the Association for Women in Psychology (AWP) virtual conference held March 5-8. The conference theme was Doing Anti-Racism Work and Addressing Intergenerational Trauma. The meeting brought together more than 650 scholars and activists from around the world.

The keynote sessions drew more than 200 participants each day. On Saturday, Thema Bryant-Davis spoke about “Healing the Traumatic Wounds of Racism and Sexism: Considering Decolonization and Liberation.” On Sunday, Della Mosley and Pearis Bellamy of Academics for Black Survival and Wellness discussed “Thank you Black Feminism: Ten Strategies to Foster Radical Healing (for healers and those in need of healing).”  With more than 200 peer-reviewed concurrent sessions across the weekend, the meeting was a vibrant online academic and practitioner community.