Alumni Lecture: Women in Leadership: A Conversation with Maria Klawe

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm
DMP 310

How do women rise to positions of leadership? What barriers do they face? How can companies encourage women leaders? What can today’s female computer science students expect from their careers?

Maria Klawe, named by Fortune as one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders,” will address these questions and more as she discusses the importance of women in leadership in today’s changing world.

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About Marie Klawe

Maria Klawe is ranked 17 on Fortune's World's 50 Greatest Leaders and is featured on the White House's Women in Stem website.

Since 2007, Maria Klawe has been the president of Harvey Mudd College. Prior to joining Harvey Mudd, Klawe was the dean of engineering at Princeton University, and before that, Klawe pioneered strategies to support women and underrepresented groups in science and engineering here at the University of British Columbia. She served as dean of science from 1998 to 2002, vice president of student and academic services from 1995 to 1998, and head of the Department of Computer Science from 1988 to 1995. 

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