Past Events

  • Lunch Lecture, March 21, 2017: Opportunities in Cybersecurity, Discussing Gender Differences. Dr. Laura Amo, Assistant Professor of Management Science and Systems at the University at Buffalo discussed her research in cybersecurity, the scale she developed to measure the self-efficacy of young students, particularly for young women, and the changes within career opportunities and demands.
  • Annual Summit, April 5, 2017
  • STEM for Everyone: Stories and Examples from Students, April 25, 2017
  • Lunch Lecture, Sept. 14, 2016: Nature vs. Nurture: Addressing the Gender Gap in STEM. Dr. Rajini Rao, professor of Physiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, discussed many of the issues underlying troubling statistics, including structural problems in academic hiring, and the role of stereotype threat and unconscious bias. She presented steps that institutions can take to promote gender equity, diversity and inclusion in STEM, and discussed how we can change the culture and climate of sexism in society, how professional organizations can help, and how men can be allies.
  • Annual Summit, April 13, 2016
  • Lunch Lecture, July 29, 2015: Women are underrepresented in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Dr. Lora Park discussed social psychological research on the effects of romantic goal pursuit in shaping women’s interest in these traditionally male-dominated fields, and discuss implications for women’s motivation and performance in STEM.
  • Annual Summit, April 23, 2015
  • 5050 by 20150 Tweetathon, Oct. 20, 2014
  • Sit With Me Celebration, March 4, 2014

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