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Farokhi, Elizabeth, 1948-2018



Dr. Beth Farokhi worked in the field of education for over forty years. She earned her doctorate (Ed.D.) in higher education from the University of Georgia, a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) from Emory University, and a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Elementary Education and Health and Physical Education from LaGrange College. She began her career as a teacher in Cobb County, Georgia. After completing her doctorate, Farokhi worked at Georgia State University as an administrator in the College of Education for twenty-four years, coordinating curriculum development for over fifty degree programs.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Beth Farokhi papers

Identifier: W095

Beth Farokhi worked as an administrator in the College of Education at Georgia State University (GSU). She was a member of and held multiple elected positions within the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Farokhi was one of the co-principal investigators for Integrating Gender Equity and Reform (InGEAR) in higher education, a grant-funded initiative. Her papers, 1937, 1976-2007, document her GSU career, AAUW service, and the development and funding of InGEAR.

Dates: 1937, 1976-2020

Georgia State University, Office of the Advancement of Women records

Identifier: W073
Abstract The mission of the Office of the Advancement of Women (A of W) at Georgia State University (GSU) is to enhance collective efforts to improve the status of women at GSU. Based in the Provost's Office, the A of W collaborates with GSU colleges, administrative departments, and local and national women's programs to identify needs, offer support, and develop opportunities for professional development of women faculty and administrators at the university. Its records are comprised of...
Dates: 1974-2005; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2005

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Assertiveness in women 1
College teaching 1
Educational equalization 1
Feminism 1
Mentoring in education 1