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Inviting Your Participation at the upcoming 2013 ASA Conference. Be a part of the future 2013 Caucus planning!

The Women's Caucus Steering Committee is made up of Committee Chairs and recent past Convenors and others who answer the Co-Convenor's call to become Steering Committee members or have interest in joining. If you are interested in becoming a Steering Committee member, please contact the Co-Convenors.

Each Steering Member is welcomed to chair a Committee and will work with the Co-convenors to develop Women's Caucus projects and programs.

Joining a Committee is a great way to participate at ASA. All committees will need volunteers for 2013.

Program Planning (ASA Panels and Speakers)

Membership and Outreach

Planning for the 2013 Auction and "Meet and Greet" at the upcoming 2013 ASA meeting in Baltimore, MD.

November 21-24, 2013

Marriott Baltimore Waterfront Hotel
Baltimore, MD.

The Aidoo-Snyder Book Prize

The Graduate Student Paper Prize

Communication: WC Listserv and Web Page

Nominations and Elections

Mission and Constitution

Fund Raising and Grants

Betty Wambui,
2011 - 2012 Co-Convenor
, [email protected] State University of New York SUNY Oneonta,
(607) 232-0999



Upcoming Events

Ideas for the Caucus, relevant conferences or job postings to share?

Please send to ASA Women's Caucus Co-Convenors

Betty Wambui


Natasha Gordon-Chipembere,

Thank you!






The ASA Women's Caucus is a Coordinate Organization within The African Studies Association.

Dr. Hauwa Ibrahim At our 2012 Women's Caucus Luncheon in Philadelphia on December 1st,
Dr. Hauwa Ibrahim, Visiting Lecturer on Women's Studies and Islamic Law, Harvard Divinity School spoke on:

"Women's Experiences and Questions of Justice under Shariah Law"

We welcome your ideas and contacts for 2013 speakers!

For more information, please contact our Co-Convenors:

Betty Wambui, ([email protected]) 2011 - 2013 Co-Convenor, State University of New York - SUNY Oneonta, (607) 232-0999

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere, ([email protected]) 2012-2013, Co-Convenor, Medgar Evers College, CUNY, (347) 971-1648