Women in Science and Technology (WIST) Conference 5/9/15

WIST 2015

Women in Science and Technology (WIST) Conference 

Date: Saturday, May 09, 2015

Time: 08:30 AM – 05:00 PM

Location: UCSD Faculty Club, Muir Lane, La Jolla, CA 92037

Agenda and Registration: www.wist2015.org

 

What is the WIST conference?

  • A one-day symposium focusing on career and personal development
  • Exciting and informative workshops, round-tables, and seminars for individuals at all stages of their careers in both academia and industry
  • An excellent opportunity to network, develop new skills, and explore career opportunities with 300 attendees from the scientific community
  • Inspiring, prominent keynote speakers:

Ann Lee-Karlon, PhD

President, Association for Women in Science (AWIS) and Senior Vice President, Genentech

Mary Lindenstein Walshok PhD

Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs and Dean of Extension at the University of California San Diego

 Purpose:

  • To empower women in STEM at all levels to enhance their careers through networking, discussion of relevant career development topics, and exposure to a wide range of opportunities within STEM.
  • To make positive changes in our careers and lives.

Workshops include: 

  • Leadership: Future Female Leadership, Leadership Lab with Experiments
  • Women and Power
  • Advocating for Yourself
  • Finding Your Passion
  • Navigating Your Passion: How to Start Your Own Business
  • Balancing Your Passions:Work/Life Satisfaction
  • Emerging Science: Infectious Disease-Ebola
  • Emerging Science: Climate Change
  • Emerging Science: Wireless Technology

 

For more information, please visit: www.wist2015.org

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