2015 WST Distinguished Lecture: "Getting Women into Technology Careers and Why It Matters"

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday February 24, 2015
      3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Clary Theatre, Bill Moore Success Center
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  • Fee(s):
    Free
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Contact

Mary Frank Fox
mary.fox@gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College, will deliver the 2015 WST Distinguished Lecture

Full Summary: 2015 WST Distinguished Lecture, Co-sponsored with the College of Computing, will be delivered by Dr. Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College, “Getting Women into Technology Careers and Why It Matters.”

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The Georgia Tech Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology welcomes Dr. Maria Klawe as its 2015 Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. Klawe, who is president of Harvey Mudd College, will speak on "Getting More Women into Technology Careers and Why it Matters." This event is co-sponsored by the College of Computing. A reception follows the event.

About the speaker:
Dr. Maria Klawe is the fifth president of Harvey Mudd College. She began her tenure in 2006. A renowned mathematician, computer scientist and scholar, President Klawe is the first woman to lead the College. Prior to joining Harvey Mudd, she served as dean of engineering and professor of computer science at Princeton University. During her time at Princeton, Klawe led the School of Engineering and Applied Science through a strategic planning exercise that created an exciting and widely embraced vision for the school. At Harvey Mudd College, she led a similarly ambitious strategic planning initiative, “HMC 2020: Envisioning the Future.”

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

General, Institute Diversity, The Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
Graduate Studies, women in computing, WST, WST Distinguished Lecture
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  • Created By: Carol Colatrella
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Nov 11, 2014 - 5:56am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:21pm