“There is something powerful about participating in the Catalyst Trip.
It is a critical step to consciousness, to empower and unite women
to make a difference in the world.”
~Adriana López, SMC ‘08
The Catalyst Trip has been a dynamic experiential learning opportunity to explore women as leaders of social change. Looking for a transformative intercultural experience? Interested in learning about local intercultural history? Wondering how to become a catalyst for social justice?
"Quest for Understanding"
A transformative intercultural experience
Learn how local historical leaders found creative ways to promote justice
Work with community women, Saint Mary's faculty, and students
Travel to Cincinnati Ohio to visit: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center,
home of John Rankin, a Quaker who was an abolitionist, and the
home of John Parker, an African American who was an abolitionist
Integrate the experience with group activities and discussions
Formulate an action plan for women to become a catalyst for social change
COST: $300, includes transporation, hotel and museum costs (cost includes $50 nonrefundable deposit). MEALS ARE NOT INCLUDED.
BEGINS: Saint Mary's College, Friday, October 25th at 5:00 pm
TRAVEL: Cincinnati, Ohio
ENDS: Saint Mary's College, Sunday, October 27 at 8:00 pm
To register, please return your application form and fee of $300. (cost includes $50 nonrefundable deposit). After October 18th no refund will be returned if application is canceled.
MEALS ARE NOT INCLUDED
Payment may made by check (payable to Saint Mary's College), cash, or credit card online.
Click HERE, and choose the CWIL Catalyst Weekend Trip, and follow the instructions for purchase (credit card payment adds an additional $3 transaction fee). You will be asked to create an account before checkout. After payment, fill out the Application form and return to the CWIL office.
Application form and payment should be mailed to:
Saint Mary's College
Center for Women's Intercultural Leadership
Box 50 Spes Unica Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
For more information on the Catalyst Trip, contact Mana Derakhshani firstname.lastname@example.org.