Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a fee to register for the conference?
No, the conference is free to register and open to the public.

Should I have received an email confirmation for my online registration?
You should receive an email confirmation within 24 hours of registering. If you have not, please email Shirin Arslan

Will I receive my registration materials in the mail?
No. Your registration materials will be available for pick-up beginning Friday, November 2, 2018 at 8:00 AM at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) Lobby. 

Does the Pathways to Gender Equality Conference offer scholarships or financial assistance for conference costs, accommodations, or travel costs?
No. We encourage all participants to contact their academic institutions and organizations for financial assistance.

Which airport should I fly into?
The closest airport to the AUWCL is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia. 

Where can I stay during the conference?
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of hotels near AUWCL.

Do I need a visa to travel to the US to attend the conference?
To determine if you will need a visa to travel to the US, use Visa Wizard: "a guide to help foreign citizens understand which visa category might be appropriate for their travel to the United States."

How do I receive a "letter of invitation" for my visa application?
Please email Shirin Arslan to request for a "letter of invitation."

Where can I find more information about venue accessibility?
WCL building accessibility and route accessibility

How can I request accessibility resources at the 2018 Pathways to Gender Equality Conference?
Please contact Shirin Arslan at to request accommodations before October 1, 2018.