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UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Events

Workshop on Women of Color in STEM
November 10, 2017
Washington, DC

Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine Meeting
November 9-10, 2017
Washington, DC

Celebrating Women in Science and Recognizing L’ORÉAL USA Women in Science Fellows
November 9, 2017
Washington, DC

More past events...

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Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine
Keck Center
500 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: 202.334.2389
Fax: 202.334.2290
Email:
cwsem@nas.edu 

 





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

 Webcast will be live on 11/10


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: Evelynn Hammonds, Professor of African and African American Studies, and Chair, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University
  • 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: Valerie Taylor, Director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory
  • 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

 

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Register Here for the Webcast


Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.