Sexual Harassment in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Sexual Harassment of Women: 
Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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Event Details: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET
Lecture Room
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC

 


How can academic institutions improve in the #MeToo era? Join the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on Tuesday June 12, 2018, 11 am – 12:30 pm ET, for the public release of a new report, Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report presents a comprehensive review of the research, experiences, and effects of sexual harassment on women and their careers in science, engineering, and medicine. In addition to evidence-based findings, the report provides recommendations for how organizations can prevent and address sexual harassment in academic settings, specifically in science, engineering, and medicine.
 

Speakers:
  • Paula Johnson (Co-Chair), President, Wellesley College
  • Sheila Widnall (Co-Chair), aerospace researcher and Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Lilia Cortina, Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies, University of Michigan
  • Billy Williams, Director of Science, American Geophysical Union
  • Frazier Benya, Study Director, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine