#IAmPsyched - Museum Day Live on March 12th

We are so excited to announce that IamPsyched! Museum Day Live! 2016Inspiring Histories, Inspiring Lives: Women of Color in Psychology, will launch on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the APA Capitol View Conference Center. And for those of you not in DC, you can tune in to the livestream http://bit.ly/1Rfm4hI on March 12th.  

IamPsyched! is a joint project of the APA Women's Programs Office, the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, and Psychology's Feminist Voices, in collaboration with the Council on Women and Girls at the White House and the Smithsonian Affiliations program. We are creating a pop-up museum to empower girls of color to explore the social and behavioral sciences and to use psychology to engage in positive social change.

APA Interim CEO Cynthia Belar will be welcoming visitors to APA’s Capitol View Conference Center. Jennifer Kelly, Secretary of the APA Board of Directors, will be introducing our special guests.  Reiko True will be sharing her story with the girls in the audience. Ramani Durvasula (@DoctorRamani) will be moderating the town hall meeting. Other speakers include Judith Arroyo, Jessica Henderson Daniel, Iva GreyWolf, Angela Cole Dixon, Helen Hsu, Tami Jollie-Trottier, Camilla Knott, and Kee Straits.

Help Us Publicize “IamPsyched!” 

I’m reactivating my Twitter account to get out the word. Follow me on Twitter at @DrMilesCohen for regular updates and you can join us on March 12th via livestream.

Please use these hashtags to help us get out the word: #IamPsyched #MuseumDay #ImagineHer 

For the first time, we are using a platform called Thunderclap to publicize #IamPsyched on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.

What is Thunderclap? It’s a new platform that allows people to pledge a Tweet or Facebook message that is concentrated and unleashed all at the same time, like an online flash mob. It’s completely safe and will automatically post exactly one message on your behalf. 

It takes 5 seconds to join.

1.       1: Visit http://thndr.me/zcgEzL

2.       Click “Support with Twitter”, “Support with Facebook” or “Support with Tumblr”  

3.       Once you’ve added your support, encourage your friends to join the Thunderclap by clicking one of Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr icons at the bottom right. 

We just need 100 supporters to get our message out. With your help, we can use psychology’s past and present to inspire today’s girls of color.

Joyfully giving psychology away,

Shari Miles-Cohen, with Cathy Faye, and Alexandra Rutherford