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Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine

A Workshop on
Women of Color in STEM 

November 10, 2017
8:15 am – 1:30 pm

(Breakfast at 7:30 am)

The Keck Center
500 Fifth St NW
Washington, DC, 20001


AGENDA


7:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks:
Valerie Taylor and Sue Wessler, Members of the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine

8: 30 a.m. Panel One: “Progress to Date, Issues That Still Remain, New Issues”
Moderator: Valerie Taylor, Director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory
  • Sarita Brown, President, Excelencia in Education
  • Maria (Mia) Ong, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist and Evaluator at the Technical Education Research Centers, Inc. (TERC)
  • Yolanda Moses, Professor at UC Riverside and former president, City College
  • Joan Reede, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, and Professor in the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Harvard University
  • Shirley Malcom, Head of Education and Human Resources Programs at AAAS
10:00 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Panel Two: “Current Initiatives and Programs”
Moderator: Vivian Pinn,Senior Scientist Emerita, Fogarty International Center, andFormer Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health (Retired), National Institutes of Health
  • Sandra Begay, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Shawndra Hill, Senior Researcher in the Computational Social Science Group at Microsoft Research NYC
  • Gilda Barabino, Dean of Engineering at City College of New York
  • Akua Asa-Awuku, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

12:00 p.m. Summary of initial key takeaways from the panels by a rapporteur

12:15 p.m. Working lunch with committee members, panelists, and guests

1:30 p.m. Meeting adjourns

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

 


Panel One: “Progress to Date, Issues That Still Remain, New Issues” 
Moderator: Valerie Taylor, Director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory

CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Sarita Brown from The National Academies on Vimeo

 

Sarita Brown, President, Excelencia in Education


CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Maria Ong from The National Academies on Vimeo.

Maria (Mia) Ong, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist and Evaluator at the Technical Education Research Centers, Inc. (TERC)



CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Yolanda Moses from The National Academies on Vimeo.

Yolanda Moses, Professor at UC Riverside and former president, City College



CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Joan Reede from The National Academies on Vimeo.

Joan Reede, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, and Professor in the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Harvard University



CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Shirley Malcom from The National Academies on Vimeo.

Shirley Malcom, Head of Education and Human Resources Programs at AAAS
  


CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Panel Discussion from The National Academies on Vimeo.





Panel Two: “Current Initiatives and Programs”
Moderator: Vivian Pinn,Senior Scientist Emerita, Fogarty International Center, andFormer Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health (Retired), National Institutes of Health


CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Asa Awuku from The National Academies on Vimeo.

Akua Asa-Awuku, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 


CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Sandra Begay from The National Academies on Vimeo.

Sandra Begay, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories



CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Shawndra Hill from The National Academies on Vimeo.

Shawndra Hill, Senior Researcher in the Computational Social Science Group at Microsoft Research NYC


  

CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Gilda Barabino from The National Academies on Vimeo.

Gilda Barabino, Dean of Engineering at City College of New York

 

CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Panel 2 Discussion from The National Academies on Vimeo.



CWSEM Women of Color in STEM Workshop - Summary from The National Academies on Vimeo.

Summary of initial key takeaways from the panels by a Ashley Bear, Program Officer, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine