Commission on the Status of Women

CSW Special Series!
“Juggling It All”
Mini-Conference March 6th at Tempe
Register Today!

ASU Commission on the Status of Women is pleased to announce the schedule for our first annual "Juggling It All" Mini-Conference. The conference will take place on Wednesday, March 6th in the Memorial Union at the Tempe Campus. Listed below is the conference schedule. Additional conference workshops will be announced shortly.

To register for any of the following workshops, please email your request to or to Karen Engler, CSW Senior Coordinator at

All workshops and conference events are completely free of charge and are open to all members of the ASU community.

Registration is required -- so register today.

Please place close attention to workshop times. Session times and lengths vary.

Time Workshop Speaker Workshop Description
8:15AM-10:15AM Time Management at Work for Busy Professionals Julie Binter

You’ll learn time management strategies to increase your productivity without working harder or longer. You will learn how to focus on high-payoff activities and eliminate time-wasting behavior and procrastination.

8:30AM-9:30AM New Home Economics Karen Engler

Tough economic times have put increased pressure on families to do more with less.   In this workshop session, Karen Engler, will share strategies learned from financial experts on how to establish and maintain a realistic household budget.  Additionally, participants will learn strategies on how to use different resources to save money on everyday items and necessities. 

8:30AM-9:30AM Working Parents Network Presents: Engaged Parenting Charlotte Woodward

In everyone’s busy life, with limited time to parent, we offer practical ideas as to how to be engaged in parenting your children. We will bring to bear our knowledge of making authentic relationships and close communication with children. In addition we will present ideas from Ellen Galinsky’s The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs .

8:30AM-9:30AM Nutrition on a Busy Schedule Suzette Kroll

As busy professionals, we often find ourselves eating on the run.  In this workshop session, ASU Health Services Dietician Suzette Kroll, will discuss nutrition and provide a variety of strategies for eating healthy on the run.


Office of Equity & Inclusion Presents:

Inclusion: Understanding Differences in the Workplace

Kamala Green Coming Soon!
9:45AM-10:45AM Practically Perfect Household Organization Karen Engler

After a long day at work, the last thing you want to worry about is what’s for dinner or where you are going to find the time to do laundry.  There is no doubt that one of the hardest parts of being a busy professional is juggling both work and home responsibilities.  In this workshop session, Karen Engler will present a variety of practical strategies for organizing different aspects of one’s home life to reduce stress stemming from the “little things.” Among the many topics to be discussed include: developing a household command system/center, household scheduling, activities to promote daily family engagement, and meal planning/mapping systems.


Employee Assistance Office Presents:

The Nutured Heart Approach to Parenting

Suzanne Jacobs The Nurtured Heart approach to parenting helps in dealing with “intense” children where traditional approaches fail. Three basic aspects, super-energizing experiences of success, refusing to energize or accidentally reward negativity, while providing a perfect level of limit-setting and consequences.
10:30AM-Noon Healthy Relationship Communication Joel Hutchinson

This workshop focuses on couple and family relationships.  In this workshop session, Dr. Joel Hutchinson will discuss communication styles and will provide strategies for healthy communication.

11:00AM-11:45AM Fitness on a Busy Schedule Michelle Jung