Year of Diversity

Year of Diversity Workshop: Strategies to Help Women Succeed in STEM Professions

Speaker(s): 
Chandralekha Singh
Dates: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Many groups are severely under-represented in STEM professions. This workshop will explore strategies to help women thrive in STEM professions. We will first focus on the barriers to their advancement before discussing strategies to promote and support diversity in STEM disciplines and raise overall standards. Faculty from the School of Arts & Sciences, engineering school, and medical school will be invited to attend. After the workshop, we will invite the participants to dinner to foster a supportive environment.

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Women in Quantum Science and Engineering Lecture Series: Laura Greene

Speaker(s): 
Laura Greene
Dates: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

The PQI Women in Quantum Science and Engineering Lecture Series is held in the framework of the Year of Diversity at Pitt to celebrate women scientists. All talks are colloquium-style and open to the public.

Change in location: the seminar will be held in the O'Hara Student Center Ballroom