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Symposium: Journey to the Top: Women’s Paths to Success
April 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Women in Science (WinS) will be hosting a symposium to recognize the work and contributions of women to the advancement of science. The symposium will open with a keynote address from Dr. Kathie Olsen, Founder and Managing Director of ScienceWorks, a scientific consulting firm aiding research advancement in academic institutions, companies, and research entities. Dr. Olsen has held several leadership positions in major government and scientific agencies including Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer at the NSF, Associate Director of Science in the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President, and Chief Scientist at NASA. Dr. Olsen is an extremely distinguished scientist and leader, and she will speak about her pioneering work and journey as a female scientist in a variety of career settings. A reception and poster session will follow the talk, showcasing the work of graduate students and postdocs on campus. The session will end with closing remarks and poster awards.
Symposium Agenda: Friday, April 7th, 2017 8:00am-12:30pm
8:00am – 8:45am Breakfast and Poster Set Up, MBRB 1st Floor Lobby
8:45am – 9:00am Welcome and Opening Remarks, MBRB 2204
9:00am – 10:15am Keynote Address from Dr. Kathie Olsen, MBRB 2204
10:30am – 12:00pm Reception and Poster Session, MBRB 1st & 2nd Floor Lobbies
Poster Session 1 – 10:30 – 11:15:am
Poster Session 2 – 11:15 – 12:00pm
12:15pm -12:30pm Closing Remarks and Poster Awards, MBRB 2204
The symposium is co-sponsored by WinS, GPSF, TIBBS, and Dr. Barbara Hamkalo.
POSTER ABSTRACT SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please submit abstracts for the poster session at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/YzAtCjI7jaatL0EX2
Abstracts must be submitted no later than March 22nd.
** We welcome participation from all genders!