Northwestern Events Calendar

Oct
24
2019

Women in STEM

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Wieboldt Hall North Entrance, Room 147, 339 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Amy Danzer  

Group: One Book One Northwestern

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

In connection with One Book, One Northwestern, join Northwestern University School of Professional Studies for a lunchtime table talk discussion featuring three Northwestern women who are in STEM-related fields. This talk is tied to this year’s One Book, One Northwestern selection Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly. Panelists will reflect on the ways in which their gender, race, and other salient identities have affected their experiences in higher education and STEM industries. 

 

RSVP is required: sps.northwestern.edu/ltt-rsvp​.

Panelists: 
Ange-Therese Akono, PhD
Louis Berger Junior Professor & Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University 

Carrie Dugan, PhD 
Faculty Lead in Northwestern University's part-time Master's in Data Science program 

Anu Bhatnagar, PhD 
Faculty member in Northwestern University's part-time Master's in Regulatory Compliance program; Senior Manager, Product Quality/Advanced Surgery in the Global Quality Division at Baxter Healthcare

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