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

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November 9-10, 2017
Washington, DC

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From Doctorate to Dean or Director: Sustaining Women through Critical Transition Points in Science, Engineering, and Medicine

Workshop Agenda and Presentations

September 18: Framing Issues and Strategies—Where We Stand [Photos]

8:00 am Welcome and Introductions 

Lilian Wu, Ph.D., IBM
Judith Salerno, M.D., M.S., Institute of Medicine

8:30 am National Research Council’s Study on Assessing Gender Differences
in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty

Claude Canizares, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Joan Girgus, Ph.D., Princeton University [Presentation]

9:30 am Macy Foundation’s Report on Women and Medicine

June Osborn, M.D., Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation President Emerita
Phoebe Leboy, Ph.D., Association for Women in Science [Presentation]

10:30 am Break

11:00 am Discussion

11:30 am  Panel I: Critical Transition Points in an Academic Career 

Chair: Allan Fisher, Ph.D., Laureate Higher Education Group
1. Ph.D./postdoc to first job (i.e. Assistant Professor)
    Pardis Sabeti, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard University
2. Assistant Professor to Associate Professor to Professor
    Susan Wessler, Ph.D., University of Georgia [Presentation]
3. Promotion to Upper Administration (i.e. Dean or University President)
    Florence B. Bonner, Ph.D., Howard University

1:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm Backwards and in High Heels: Women Achieving in Science, Engineering and Medicine

Shirley Malcom, Ph.D., American Association for the Advancement of Science [Presentation]

2:45 pm Panel II:  Careers in Industry

Lesa Mitchell, Kauffman Foundation [Presentation]
Elizabeth Donley, JD, MBA, MS, Stemina Biomarker Discovery, Inc.
Andrea Vergara-Silva, M.D., Astellas Pharma Inc.
Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Ph.D., Cytonome, Inc.

3:45 pm  Break

4:15 pm Invited remarks and oral testimony from professional societies

September 19: Moving Forward [Photos]

8:00 am  Welcome and Summary of Day 1

Rich Bissell, Ph.D., National Research Council

8:15 am  Improving the Fit between Family and Career for Academic Women

Kathleen Christensen, Ph.D., Alfred P. Sloan Foundation [Presentation]

9:00 am  Panel III: A look into the future and the increasing complexity of interdisciplinary careers

Vivian Pinn, M.D., Office of Research on Women’s Health, NIH
Alice Agogino, Ph.D., UC Berkeley [Presentation]

Stacey Gabriel, Ph.D., The Broad Institute [Presentation]
Eugene Orringer, M.D., UNC, Chapel Hill [Presentation]

10:15 am Break

10:45 am Q&A and Discussion

11:30 am Summary of the conference: Findings and Themes [Presentation]

Florence B. Bonner, Ph.D., Howard University
Rich Bissell, Ph.D., National Research Council

12:00 pm Adjournment

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