Below you will find the schedule from our 2018 Event held on March 24, 2018.  Check back for information about our next Summit to be held on April 6, 2019.

Wheaton College Summit for Women in STEM

Belong. Connect. Create. Pass it on.

March 24, 2018

9:00 a.m. Welcome: President Hanno

9:10-9:30 am  Presentation: Imposter Syndrome
Tricia Serio, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences, UMass Amherst

9:30-10:20 am  Panel Discussion: Imposter Syndrome
Moderator: Kymberlee Dwinell, ’76, Northrup Grumman
Panel: Kathy Aidala, PhD, Chair and Professor,Physics Mt. Holyoke
Suzanne Koven, MD, Mass General Hospital/Harvard
Shamika Rucker, Chem Eng/MBA, Draper

10:20-10:30 am  Using Your Courage
Kathleen Hoffman (Bio & Math, UMBC)

10:40-11:20 am  Courage Breakout groups by field (facilitated by professionals in fields)

11:25 am-12:10 pm  Student Research Talks

12:30-1:30 pm  Lunch/Group Photo

1:30-2:30 pm  Concurrent Sessions
Students: Hands-on STEM workshops
Faculty/Professionals: HERS workshop

2:30-3:30 pm  Coffee Break/Networking session
grad programs, industry representatives, professional associations

3:30-3:50 pm  Maryam Mirzakhani Tribute
Eriko Hironaka, PhD, Senior Editor, Book Program, American Mathematical Society

3:50-4:00 pm  Raffle

4:00-5:00 pm Presentation of Wheaton’s Woman in STEM Award/Keynote Address
Dr. Daniela Rus, Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT

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