Archive for the "Discussion" Category

18.Nov.2013 Webcast by Dr. Jie Qiao on Women Leadership

Dr. Jie Qiao, Founder and Chair of WiSTEE (Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Entrepreneurship) and¬†Associate Professor, Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, Rochester Institute of Technology, gave a presentation at the annual meeting of the OSA this past October. She discussed women leadership and how to bridge the gap between science and business. […]

14.Dec.2011 Finding Wisdom for Life at Professional Events

Yesterday I wrote a guest post for the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies blog. You can check it out here or below. I also wanted to share a link to the media library of the Minorities & Women in OSA (the Optical Society, one of the professional societies in my field) […]

28.Nov.2011 Take Advantage of All Discussion Opportunities

A few weeks ago I received an invitation to – and attended – a luncheon organized by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies for female graduate students in STEM fields across the university. The topic of the discussion was work/life balance; Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences¬† Joanna Olmsted […]

24.Jun.2011 Interesting Reads

As the activities of the Women in Engineering group are on hold for the summer, and will resume in September, here is some interesting reading material on women in science for you to mull over in the following months. A recent article in The New York Times on scientific life for women features an interview […]