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Upcoming Events
Second Meeting of the Committee on Addressing the Impact of Sexual Harassment in Academia on the Career Choices of Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine
March 28-29, 2017
Washington, DC

A Celebration of Stories of Women in STEMM
March 27, 2017
Washington, DC

Past Events
First Meeting of the Committee on Addressing the Impact of Sexual Harassment in Academia on the Career Choices of Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine
February 10, 2017
Washington, DC

2016 Winter Committee Meeting
NAS Building
Washington, DC
12/1

2016 Spring Committee Meeting and Workshop
Beckman Center
Irvine, CA
05/24-05/26/2015


Celebrating Women in Science Reception
Keck Center
Washington, DC
03/28

2015 Fall Committee Meeting
Keck Center
Washington, DC
11/3-11/5/2015 

Title IX Policy Summit
NAS Building
Washington, DC
10/08/2015

2015 Spring Committee Meeting
Beckman Center
Irvine, CA
6/2-6/3/2015

A Conversation with Claude Steele
Beckman Center
Irvine, CA
6/2/2015
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A Conversation with Claude Steele

Opening Remarks by Ralph J. Cicerone  
President of the National Academy of Sciences
Tuesday, June 2, 2015  
1:30 PM PDT/ 4:30 PM EDT 
The Academies
Beckman Center, Irvine, CA 


Noted author Claude Steele (NAS) spoke about stereotype threat at the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine Spring meeting on June 2, 2015 at 1:30 PM PDT. Claude Steele is the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of 
Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do and recipient of numerous awards for his contributions to social psychology. Stereotype threat is a situational predicament in which individuals are, or feel themselves to be at risk of confirming negative stereotypes about their social group. Stereotypes attached to an aspect of one’s identity can have a drastic negative effect on a person’s functioning. In Whistling Vivaldi and his academic work, Steele examines how these effects explain racial and gender gaps in academic performance. Read a short biography about Claude Steele or view resources on Implicit Bias.

Welcoming Remarks by Rita Colwell, Chair, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine and Distinguished University Professor University of Maryland, College Park, and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; Opening remarks by Ralph J. Cicerone, President, The National Academy of Sciences.



 

Speaker: Claude Steele, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, University of California, Berkeley



 

Moderator: Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Vice-Chair, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine; Co-founder and Board Member of Cytonome/ST, LLC; 
Discussants: Andrei Cimpian, Associate Professor and Judy DeLoache Professorial Scholar of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Douglas M. Haynes, Professor of History and Vice Provost for Academic Equity, Diversity and Inclusion; Director of UCI ADVANCE Program, University of California, Irvine; Jennifer Chayes, Member, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine; Distinguished Scientist and Managing Director, Microsoft Research New England and Microsoft Research New York City