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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

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COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
CELEBRATING WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND
RECOGNIZING L’ORÉAL USA FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE FELLOWS


November 9, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC

On Thursday, November 9 the Committee will host an informal gathering of distinguished scientists, engineers, and medical professionals to celebrate the successes of female scientists and engineers and to recognize the 2017 L’Oreal USA for Women in Science Fellows. The event will include brief presentations on barriers and opportunities for women in science by Janine Clayton of the National Institutes of Health; Ann Bartuska of Resources of the Future; and Dawn Tilbury of the National Science Foundation. A full agenda can be found below. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Agenda
9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Brief Welcome
- Rita Colwell, Chair, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine
- Lauren Paige, VP of Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives, L’Oréal USA
- Introduction of the five L’Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellows


9:30 a.m. Brief Presentations on Barriers and Opportunities for Women in Science
- Janine Clayton, Director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health
- Ann Bartuska, Vice President for Land, Water, and Nature, Resources for the Future
- Dawn Tilbury, Associate Director for Engineering, National Science Foundation

10:00 a.m. Open Discussion

11:15 a.m. Final “toast” to honor the fellows and all women in science

11:15 a.m. Brief Tour of the NAS building and grounds

11:30 p.m. Event Concludes