Dr. Stephanie Baker White and Dr. Lisa Levenstein participated in the 2014 NC Women’s Summit, sponsored by Women AdvaNCe. The summit featured a day of critical thinking, leadership training, and stories from women across the state. Panels featuring scholars and community leaders addressed topics such as public education, health, and economic empowerment. Levenstein and Baker White participated in a lively and moving session on women’s health and wellness. Baker White invigorated the crowd with her explanation of how the criminalization of people of color is a women’s health issue. Levenstein moderated the panel and served as a scholar advisor for the planning of the Summit. Details are at http://womenadvancenc.org/8-reasons-the-2014-nc-womens-summit-was-the-best-day-ever/.
Baker White is AP assistant professor and associate director of Graduate Study, Department of Public Health Education. Levenstein is associate professor of history and faculty in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program.