Call for Posters: In Celebration of International Women’s Day

Posted on 2/1/2016 4:01:55 PM

The Office of International Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce its second International Women’s Day Symposium taking place on March 17, 2016. The theme for the 2016 Symposium is “Breaking the Silence on Violence against Women.”

We invite all students interested in gender-based violence or any other matter related to women to submit a 200-word poster presentation abstract which clearly describes your poster no later than February 29, 2016. Please send your abstract to as an e-mail attachment with the following subject line: “Breaking the Silence on Violence against Women.”

Selected participants will be notified no later than March 2, 2016.

General Guidelines: 

When a poster is accepted, the presenting author will be required to: (a) register for the symposium with the registration fee of $10 paid no later than March 14 (tri-fold display boards will be provided by the OIE); (b) bring the printed poster to the OIE’s front desk before 5:00 p.m. on March 16; and (c) be in attendance with their poster from 4:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Posters will be on display from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The poster must include the following information:

  • Title
  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • University

An award will be given to the best poster as judged during the Symposium by attendees. Please do not hesitate to e-mail our office with any questions at