2012 WST Distinguished Lecture

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday March 8, 2012
      3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Clary Theatre, Bill Moore Student Success Center
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Contact

Mary Frank Fox - mary.fox@gatech.edu

WST and School of Public Policy

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Jane Z. Daniels will give the 2012 WST Distinguished Lecture.

Full Summary: 'Women in Science and Engineering: Policies, Practices, and Potential"The Center for Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST) Distinguished Lecture, Co-sponsored with College of Engineering:By: Jane Z. Daniels, Past Program Director, Women in Sciences and Engineering, Clare Boothe Luce Program, Henry Luce Foundation.

"Women in Science and Engineering: Policies, Practices, and Potential"

Biography:
Jane Z. Daniels in a national leader for the advancement of women in science and engineering.  She has been at the helm of the the nation's most significant programs and initiatives for women in the sciences.  Daniels is immediate past Director of the Clare Boothe Luce Program at the Henry Luce Foundation--the single most significant private source of support for women in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering.  She was the founding president of the Women in Engineering Pro-Active Network (WEPAN); Program Director of the National Science Foundation's Program for Women and Girls (while on leave from Purdue); and for more than 20 years, the Director of the Women in Science Engineering Program at Purdue University, the first program for women in engineering in the United States. 

Jane Daniels is the author of more than 60 articles and chapters on gender, organizational effectiveness, and science and engineering education.  She holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Purdue University, and is a Fellow of the Society of Women Engineers and the Association for Women in Science.

Abstract:
Women's participation and status in the sciences and engineering has increased dramatically over the last 50 years.  In her talk, Daniels will share share her perceptions of, and involvement in, the progress that has occurred.  She will describe policies and practices that have had significant impact on women's numbers and status in education and employment in sciences and engineering; and share strategics for advancing women in scientific fields.

Reception follows

RSVP: mary.fox@gatech.edu

 

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Economics, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, School of Modern Languages, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, School of History and Sociology, School of Public Policy

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