Dr. Joneis Thomas, faculty in the Clinical Psy.D. program at the D.C. Campus, has been chosen to participate in the American Psychological Association's (APA) Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology: Year Five. Dr. Thomas will be attending the Academic/ Academic Medical Track of the program in Orlando, Florida from July 30, 2012 to August 1, 2012. Dr. Thomas was chosen to be a part of this select group of mid-career women based upon her outstanding career achievements and leadership potential. Dr. Thomas will also participate in a follow-up meeting in March 2013 in Washington, D.C.
The LIWP was established by the APA Committee on Women in Psychology to "to prepare, support, and empower women psychologists as leaders to promote positive changes in institutional and organizational life and increase the diversity, number, and effectiveness of women psychologists as leaders."