Gender Equity Month – Panel on Caregiving and Family-Friendly Policies

  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022 • 3:00 pm
  • Zoom

This gender equity month event is a panel featuring:

Legail Chandler, Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

Legail is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources for the University, including development and implementation of policies and procedures, evaluation and standardization of benefits and compensation, and advancing the mission of the University. She also oversees the University child care services.

Lisa Eberle-Mayse, Child and Family Care Facilitator

Lisa works with employees and assists in their search for family care, including childcare, early childhood education, schools, and adult/elder care. She connects faculty and staff with university resources and benefits, as well as other local resources, matching their individual family needs.

Stephanie Kirk, Gender Equity Faculty Fellow, Office of the Provost; Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Stephanie Kirk is a Professor of Spanish, Comparative Literature, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University’s College of Arts & Sciences. As a Faculty Fellow for Gender Equity Initiatives she is working on a series  of projects designed to promote the advancement of women faculty on the Danforth Campus. Key issues in this regard include examining best practices for hiring and retaining women and working toward gender pay equity.


Moderator: Kia Caldwell, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity

Kia is the vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity, a professor in the Department of African and African-American Studies and the Dean’s Distinguished Professorial Scholar in Arts & Sciences. Kia’s administrative duties include consulting and collaborating with the school deans and other WashU school leaders to strengthen policies, procedures and processes that enable faculty success throughout their careers across the university. She advises the provost and other WashU leaders on faculty matters regarding diversity, equity and inclusion. As a faculty member, Kia’s research focuses on race, gender, Black feminism, health policy and HIV/AIDS in Brazil and the U.S. Her current research focuses on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Black communities in the U.S. and Brazil and how Black women have reenvisioned democracy and human rights through activism and office holding across the Americas.

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