Raising Strong Female Scientists
5:45-7 p.m. • Mardy’s Front Porch
Speaker(s): Professor Terry Plank, Arthur D. Storke Professor of Earth & Environmental Science, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia U.
Facilitator: Naomi Heindel, TSS Director of Field Education
Session Description: Women are wonderful scientists, but challenges remain on the issues of equity, implicit bias, sexual harassment, dual career couples and raising children while having a full-on career. This front porch conversation will discuss personal, institutional and cultural approaches to raising strong female scientists.