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A Workshop on Women of Color in STEM

November 10, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 1:30 pm EST

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, present:

A Workshop on Women of Color in STEM

7:30 a.m.: Breakfast

8:15 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks: Valerie Taylor and Sue Wessler, Members of the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine

8: 30 a.m.: Panel One: “Progress to Date, Issues That Still Remain, New Issues”
Moderator: Evelynn Hammonds, Professor of African and African American Studies, and Chair, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University
Sarita Brown, President, Excelencia in Education
Maria (Mia) Ong, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist and Evaluator at the Technical Education Research Centers, Inc. (TERC)
Yolanda Moses, Professor at UC Riverside and former president, City College
Joan Reede, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, and Professor in the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Harvard University
Shirley Malcom, Head of Education and Human Resources Programs at AAAS

10:00 a.m.: Break

10:30 a.m.: Panel Two: “Current Initiatives and Programs”
Moderator: Valerie Taylor, Director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory
Sandra Begay, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
Shawndra Hill, Senior Researcher in the Computational Social Science Group at Microsoft Research NYC
Gilda Barabino, Dean of Engineering at City College of New York
Akua Asa-Awuku, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

12:00 p.m.: Summary of initial key takeaways from the panels by a rapporteur

12:15 p.m.: Working lunch with committee members, panelists, and guests

1:30 p.m.: Meeting adjourns

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November 10, 2017
7:30 am - 1:30 pm EST


The Keck Center
500 Fifth St NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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