Women in Science Symposium
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Introductory Remarks
Coffee & Breakfast Served
Hosted by: Vanderbilt Institute for Chemical Biology
8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Plenary Speaker
Dr. Madeleine Joullié\;, University of Pennsylvania:
"Women in Science: Then and Now"
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. Panel Discussion #1
"Women PIs - Careers and Challenges Faced"
Dr. Janet McDonald - Department of Chemistry
Dr. Clare McCabe - Department of Engineering
Dr. Kelly Holley-Bockelmann - Department of Astronomy
Dr. Vicky Greene - Department of Physics
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Invited Speaker
Dr. Virginia Shepherd, Vanderbilt University
"Women in Science: Why so Few?"
11:30 - 12:15 p.m . Panel Discussion #2
"Couples in Science - Maintaining a Work-Life Balance"
Drs. Michelle and Gary Sulikowski - Department of Chemistry
Drs. Darren and Julie Engers - Department of Pharmacology
12:15 - 12:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Breakout Session on Vanderbilt Initiatives
LH Student Lounge
Chemical Biology Association of Students (CBAS)
Chemical and Physical Biology Program (CPBP) GSA
Chemistry Graduate Student Association (GSA)
The Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center
Contact: Stephen Doster