Motherhood and Success in Science & Engineering Panel Discussions

Monday, May 18, 2009

 

Motherhood and Success in Science & Engineering Panel Discussions

a regional event sponsored by

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY & UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

A set of panel discussions about balancing a career in STEM fields and motherhood
Panelists will include contributors from the book “Motherhood, The Elephant in the Laboratory: Women Scientists Speak Out

MONDAY, MAY 18, 2009


      

Motherhood and Success in Science & Engineering, an exciting regional event co-sponsored by Northwestern and The University of Chicago will be held from 11:30-2:30 PM at Northwestern’s Evanston campus and 4:00-6:30 PM at The University of Chicago. This set of panel discussions will explore the challenges of balancing a career in science and motherhood; panelists will include contributors to the book Motherhood, The Elephant in the Laboratory: Women Scientists Speak Out, a researcher studying the impact of motherhood on women’s scientific careers. The program is intended for younger scientists and engineers, especially graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early-career faculty in STEM fields—women and men are welcome to attend.


At Northwestern, the event is being sponsored by the Women’s Center, Office of Research Development (ORD), Navigating the Professoriate program, Institute for Women’s Health Research, the Female Researchers in Electrical & Computer Science (FREECS) group, the Library, Graduate School, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP), and the Provost’s Office and coordinated with the HR Work/Life Resources Office.

At The University of Chicago, the event is being sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Physical Sciences Division, the Physical Sciences Collegiate Division, the Center for Gender Studies, the Biological Sciences Collegiate Division, the Medical Scientist Training Program, the Biological Sciences Division Office of Graduate Affairs, the Biological Sciences Division, and the Social Sciences Division.


Motherhood and Success in Science & Engineering Panel Discussions

Monday, May 18, 2009

A set of panel discussions about balancing a career in science and motherhood

Panelists will include contributors from the book 
“Motherhood, The Elephant in the Laboratory:
Women Scientists Speak Out




This is event will be held at two separate university campus locations on Monday, May 18, 2009, at Northwestern University and The University of Chicago.  When completing your registration, please select which location you plan to attend for the panel discussion and research seminar.

 * Please note that some of the panel speakers will be presenting at both locations (see program agenda).




 Northwestern University
633 Clark Street
Rebecca Crown Center   
                     Hardin Hall                   
Evanston, IL 60208
11:30-2:30 pm
                                                                             






University of Chicago
924 E. 57th Street
Biological Science Learning Center
 Room 109
Chicago, IL 60637
4:00-6:30 pm

                                                    

 











Faculty Life and Family Balance: Achieving in Both Realms

a research seminar presented by

Dr. Lisa Wolf-Wendel, Professor of Higher Education, University of Kansas
 
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 

The moderator for the Motherhood and Success in Science & Engineering panels will be Dr. Lisa Wolf-Wendel, Professor of Higher Education at the University of Kansas.  Dr. Wolf-Wendel’s area of research is gender and the academy, with a focus on issues of  motherhood and academic life. In addition to the panel event, Dr. Wolf-Wendel will present two seminars based on her research—“Faculty Life and Family Balance: Achieving in Both Realms”—on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at Northwestern University’s Chicago and Evanston campuses (detailed agenda below). These seminars are sponsored by the Feinberg School of Medicine’s Women Faculty Organization and Faculty Affairs Office and the Department of Psychology in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and are coordinated with The University of Chicago.

Seminar Flyer (PDF)

Chicago campus

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center

Baldwin Auditorium

303 E. Superior Avenue

Seminar: 9:30 am – 11:00 am

 

Evanston Campus

Norris University Center

1999 Campus Drive

McCormick Auditorium

Seminar: 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Reception: 4:30-5:30 pm

 

 

 

   

 

Contact Information

  • For questions regarding online registration:

    Latonia Trimuel
    Northwestern University
    Office of Research Development
    Phone: 847-467-0373
    Email:
    l-trimuel@northwestern.edu


    Registration Details

    Registration is required to attend this event. This panel discussion will be held at two different campus locations, Northwestern University and University of Chicago. When registering, please make sure to indicate which location you will be attending.



    For more information regarding event:

    Holly Falk-Krzesinski, PhD
    Northwestern University
    Office of Research Development
    Phone: 847-491-1074
    Email: h-falk@northwestern.edu

Payment Instructions

  • There no charge to attend this event. On-line registration is required and space subject to availability. Enrollment is limited and early registration is highly recommended.

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