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2001 Annual Meeting
Looking Towards the Future
Sydney, Australia
November 16-19, 2001
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WAIB Meeting

WOMEN IN THE ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (WAIB)
FIRST (ANNUAL?) MEETING AND RECEPTION

Saturday, November 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.



Many national and international organizations have women's networks or caucuses as part of their annual convention meetings. Some women's groups meet primarily for networking (e.g., the Canadian Women Economists Network ). Others focus on gender issues in their respective professions (e.g., the Women's Caucus for International Studies and Gender Issues in Accounting ). Still others focus on gender-related research (e.g., Gender and Diversity in Organizations. Perhaps the longest running, best-financed group is the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession, which does all three.

The Academy of International Business does not have a women's networking group; although, at the AIB 2000 Phoenix meetings, 19 percent of the registered participants were women. The AIB Executive has therefore decided to hold a wine & cheese reception for women faculty and graduate students attending the AIB 2001 Sydney meetings.

This reception will be sponsored by the Department of Management at Texas A&M University on Saturday, November 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., location TBA. Perhaps out of this initial reception may emerge a women's networking group that meets yearly at the AIB meetings? We'll see. Please block out the date and time on your calendar and plan to attend the first WAIB reception! For more information, please contact Lorraine Eden at leden@tamu.edu.


Questions?

If you want additional information or have further questions, write, fax, e-mail or call:

James R. Wills, Jr., Executive Secretary
or Laurel King, Managing Director
Academy of International Business
College of Business Administration
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2404 Maile Way
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 USA
Tel: 808-956-3665
Fax: 808-956-3261
E-Mail: aib@cba.hawaii.edu
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