Science: The Gender Dimension

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Come explore with us as we discuss challenges and opportunities for women in STEM careers

Women remain underrepresented in many fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Join our esteemed panelists, planetary scientist and NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal winner Dr. Laurie Leshin, zoologist and MacArthur Genius grant winner Dr. Sally Otto, and Vice President, Response Biomedical Corp and UBC Science Alumna Dr. Barbara Kinnaird-Steen, with our moderator Dr. Simon Peacock, Dean of UBC’s Faculty of Science, as they discuss the STEM gender gap.

Learn how we can encourage more young women to embrace science, listen to practical advice for women pursuing STEM careers, and discover what factors may affect young women’s careers in the sciences.

Presented as part of UBC Science's 50th Anniversary.

Friday, October 25th 2013 [1:00pm – 3:00pm]
Allan Yap Biodiversity Theatre
Beaty Biodiversity Museum | Faculty of Science
2212 Main Mall | UBC
Doors Open @ 12:30

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*Please make an effort to arrive as early as possible as empty seats will be released to those on our waitlist at approx' 12:50.  This will be done on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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