The first ADVANCE Seminar was held on Thursday October 20, 2016. Dr. Joan Herbers
discussed Gender Equity in Science and Engineering: why is this so hard? Dr. Herbers is a Professor of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology at The Ohio
State University and an expert in gender issues in STEM. She is also past president
of the Association for Women in Science.
The second ADVANCE Seminar, held on Thursday March 9, 2017, featured Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff who discussed implicit bias in Thinking Fast Makes Changing Slow. Dr. Villa-Komaroff is a former CEO and CSO of Cytonome, a company developing and manufacturing purpose-built cell sorters. She is a member of the NSF Committee on Equal Opportunity in Science and Engineering, and the Advisory Council of the NSF Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences. She is a founding member of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).
The third ADVANCE Seminar was held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Dr. Donna Dean discussed Developing Strong Mentoring Relationships: The Art of Becoming a Better Mentor and Mentee. Dr. Dean is a past-President of the Association for Women in Science and a consultant for the American Chemical Society.
First Advance Seminar Poster, Fall 2016
Second Advance Seminar Poster, Spring 2017
Third Advance Seminar Poster, Fall 2017
Fourth Advance Seminar Poster, Spring 2018