March for Science 2017, St. Paul, MN
Summer Social Picnic
An Unexpected Journey: A Career That Blends Science, Policy, and DEI Advocacy
Invited speaker Marie Harton, PhD, NIH Program Director, Division of Training, Workforce Development and Diversity
DEI Discussion Series: Gender Inequities in Scientific Publishing
PhD Career Panel: Where will you PhD take you?
Gregory Hughes, PhD, Senior Principal Scientist at Merk, visited us to present on Merck’s efforts in workplace DEI and his experience on ways men can be effective allies. The seminar was followed by an optional facilitated discussion.
EWIS Summer Social
BGREAT Conversations: How You Can Have Your Dream Career in STEM, and What Leaders Can Do To Help
BGREAT and EWIS hosted Dr. Angelique Adams, an author, speaker, and executive coach focusing on leadership development for diverse STEM professionals.
oSTEM and EWIS present: Inclusive Mentoring in STEM
oSTEM (Out in STEM) and EWIS (Empowering Women in Science) are pleased to announce their co-sponsored event: “Inclusive Mentoring in STEM”. We will be discussing best practices for creating an inclusive mentoring environment, how to find a supportive mentor, and how to navigate situations of bias and marginalization in mentor-mentee relationships.
Panelists represent both mentor and mentee perspectives:
View Nova’s Forgotten Genius film, then there will be a panel discussion “Black in Chemistry” facilitated by Dr. Racquel Jemison, Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect - American Chemical Society.
Virtual Trivia Night
In honor of EWIS's five year anniversary, please join us for a trivia event celebrating the unsung heroes of STEM! This will be a virtual event, so grab your snacks and drink of choice and get ready to play! All you'll need is the zoom link and your knowledge of the often overlooked contributors to all fields of STEM.
Presented by: Ebony Omotola McGee, PhD, Associate Professor of Diversity and STEM Education, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
Co-hosted with BGREAT, MICaB Graduate Program, and Medicinal Chemistry DEI Task Force
How individuals, allies, and organizations can disrupt subtle biases in STEM
Presented by: Eden King, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Rice University
Dr. Eden King shared her expertise on the social sciences at the UMN Center for Immunology and provide recommendations for leveraging diversity.
Resilience: Part II
Do you want to boost your resilience? Are you interested in learning the principal components and practices of resilience? This workshop builds on the previously held workshop, however you do not need to have attended the first workshop to attend this event. Led by Michelle Lamere, Assistant Director for Education Programs at CTSI
Resilience: First Principles
Online workshop lead via Zoom by Michelle Lamere, Assistant Director for Education Programs at UMN CTSI
Do you want to boost your resilience? Are you interested in learning the principal components and practices of resilience? This workshop lays the foundation for principal components and practices of resilience. In this introspective and interactive workshop we will explore the cognitive, behavioral, and emotional aspects of resilience. Participants will create individual resilience plans.
Networking during social distancing: A seminar on finding alternative ways to connect in the wake of conference cancellations and other COVID-related disruptions
Presented by: Sharolyn Kawakami-Schulz, PhD, Director of the Office for Professional Development, UMN Medical School
Changing the Culture to End Sexual Harassment: NIH Working Group Findings and Recommendations
Dr. Beth Adamowicz is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Minnesota and a member of the NIH working group tasked with assessing practices in sexual harassment reporting and responses, and proposing actions to produce a research climate free of sexual and gender harassment. In this seminar, Dr. Adamowicz will cover the Working Group's recommendations and the changes that are currently underway at the NIH as a result of these recommendations.
Advocating for gender equality in STEM: How to be an effective ally
A seminar/workshop for scientists of all genders