Research Topics

Topics of particular interest, however papers may include other women's issues as well,


  • Women and History
  • Women’s Leadership Development
  • Women in the University: Benefits and Barriers
  • Market Limitations on Women's Careers
  • Glass Ceilings in the Workplace
  • Trials and Triumphs: Portraits of Women University Presidents
  • Economics of Sex
  • Women at Work: Women Executives and Company Boards
  • Women and Social Justice: A Dilemma
  • Women in the Military: Motherhood, War and Veterans
  • Politics of Gender
  • Cultural and Women’s Progress
  • Women, Contraception and Religion
  • Women’s Education and Population Growth
  • Women’s Health, Politics and the Child
  • Women’s Rights and the Law

Papers and presentations regarding the above areas are of particular interest to the conference. However, these suggested areas of research and writing are not meant to be limitations and the conference programme is open to all substantive areas of formal and informal research into the rewards and challenges of leadership for women. Investigators may present papers documenting relevant activities, pilot studies, feasibility studies or developmental work. “Structured presentations,” by definition, must convey viewpoints supported by a framework of literature essential to the matter under discussion.