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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
Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Dr
Cambridge, MA 02139

Past Events

2016 Winter Committee Meeting
NAS Building
Washington, DC

2016 Spring Committee Meeting and Workshop
Beckman Center
Irvine, CA

Celebrating Women in Science Reception
Keck Center
Washington, DC

2015 Fall Committee Meeting
Keck Center
Washington, DC

Title IX Policy Summit
NAS Building
Washington, DC

2015 Spring Committee Meeting
Beckman Center
Irvine, CA

A Conversation with Claude Steele
Beckman Center
Irvine, CA
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From Science to Business: Preparing Female Scientists and Engineers for Successful Transition into Entrepreneurship
August 31 – September 1, 2009 | Beckman Center, Irvine, California

Workshop Presentations

Introduction presented by Lilian Wu, Chair of the CWSEM Committee
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Entrepreneurial Careers of Women  
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E.J. Reddy
Kauffman Foundation

Understanding Career Contexts for PhDs in the Life Sciences
Laurel Smith-Doerr
Boston University

Thoughts on One Journey
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Cytonome, Inc.

Bridging the Gaps: Entrepreneurship, Science and Gender
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Susan Windam-Bannister
Massachusetts Life Center

Global Look at Women's Leadership in Biotechnology Research
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Cytonome, Inc.

Leadership Careers in the Life Sciences
Sheldon Schuster
Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Sciences

Aspects of Leadership in Biotechnology Careers
Barbara Wallner
Chymic Therapeutics, Inc.

Professional Science Master's: Graduate Science Degrees Designed to  Prepare for Entrepreneurial Careers
Michael Teitelbaum
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Education's Role in Biotech's Success
Gail Naughton
San Diego State University

Entrepreneurship Education at Olin College
Jessica Townsend
Olin College

Climbing the Technical Ladder: Obstacles and Solutions for Women in Technology  
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Caroline Simard
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology

Venture Capital Decision-Making
Manwai Ku
Stanford University

Interpreneurs Risk-Taking in Large Corporations
Sharon Nunes
IBM Big Green Innovations

Women are Great Leaders, Investors & Entrepreneurs
Judith Giordan
University of Southern Mississippi





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