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Congratulations to the Recipients of the WFRN 2024 Best Conference Paper Award

The Best Conference Paper Award, honoring Suzan Lewis, recognizes the author(s) of an original paper identified as the, “best conference paper.” The award creates (and recreates) excitement at each conference about papers that are innovative and have the potential to “move the field” forward. The WFRN is delighted to recognize the 2024 Best Conference Paper [Read More…]

July 15, 2024


Know Before You Go – A Message from WFRN President Ellen Galinsky

Know Before You Go – A Message from WFRN President Ellen Galinsky I am very much looking forward to seeing you at the 2024 WFRN Conference in Montreal! To help you plan forward, I offer you some information about the event. Where is the conference? The conference will be held at Concordia University 1450 Guy [Read More…]

June 4, 2024


Meet the 2024 Big Ideas Talks Speakers

Instead of traditional plenary presentations, the 2024 conference will feature Big Ideas Talks, brief TED talk-like presentations designed to stimulate the intellect and stir the heart.  Do join us at these events, which will be held in building/room H110. Subha Barry, MBA, MS Subha V. Barry is a C-suite leader and an Advisor who brings [Read More…]

June 3, 2024


Anticipate Big Ideas Talks at the 2024 WFRN Conference

Anticipate Big Ideas Talks The 2024 WFRN conference plenaries, organized by President Ellen Galinsky, will feature “Big Ideas Talks”, brief TED talk-like presentations designed to stimulate the intellect and stir the heart.  Below is a list of the Big Ideas Talks and presenters that you can look forward to seeing at the upcoming WFRN conference.  [Read More…]

May 30, 2024


IMPORTANT – Have you secured your lunch and gala reception reservations for the 2024 WFRN Conference?

The WFRN is excited to provide many opportunities to join with others during food and beverage events at the 2024 conference. Coffee stations and snacks will be available throughout the conference. A Gala Reception will be held on Thursday June 20 at 7pm at the Windsor Ballrooms – ADVANCE RESERVATION REQUIRED. Lunch will be available at the [Read More…]

May 23, 2024


Congratulations to WFRN 2024 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the Work and Family Researchers Network Award Recipients.  Appreciation is extended to WFRN Board Member Clare Kelliher for managing this year’s award selection processes and to committee members Tammy Allen, Leslie Hammer, Vanessa Conzon, Edie Goldberg, Mark Blankenship, and the WFRN Board for their work determining this year’s awards. The Kathleen Christensen Dissertation [Read More…]

May 23, 2024


Submit Your Nomination for the WFRN Best Conference Paper Award by June 1, 2024

Submit Your Nomination for the WFRN Best Conference Paper Award by June 1, 2024 Award Description This award recognizes the author(s) of an original paper identified as the “best conference paper.” The Best Conference Paper Award creates (and recreates) excitement at each conference about papers that are innovative and have the potential to “move the [Read More…]

May 20, 2024


The WFRN 2024 Conference Final Program is Now Available

WFRN Conference Final Program Now Available The Work and Family Researchers Network 2024 Conference Program is now available at  https://wfrn.mymeetingsavvy.net/program. In preparation for the Biennial Conference we ask that participants immediately: Check the conference program to make sure that your presentation is included as intended. If there are questions or concerns, please contact program coordinator [Read More…]

May 2, 2024


Deadline Extended to May 10 – WFRN Networking Dinners at 2024 Conference

The WFRN helps scholars, across all career stages, connect with others with shared research interests.  One way we do this is by organizing Networking Dinners at the Biennial Conference.  At these events, members of the WFRN community are formed into small groups of approximately 6 individuals and meet at restaurants for conversation and enjoyment. This [Read More…]

April 30, 2024


2024 Conference Participants – Is Your Passport and Visa Ready for Travel to Canada?

WFRN members who are coming to the 2024 conference are reminded to check your visa and passport for entry to Canada. U.S. citizens are reminded that a current passport is required for entry to Canada.  If you have already applied for a visa, but not have yet received approval, the WFRN can potentially help expedite [Read More…]

April 30, 2024


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