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Women in Science and Engineering Workshop
November 16, 2009
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Newport News, VA


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Monday, November 16, 2009 (CC Auditorium)

7:30 - 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
  Topic Speaker
8:30 - 9:00      
Welcome Hugh Montgomery(Jefferson Lab)
Goals of the Workshop Latifa Elouadrhiri (Jefferson Lab)
9:00 - 10:30 Status of women in science (30 min each)
Report from the Gender Equity Conference Catherine Fiore (MIT)
Committee on the Status of Women in Physics Kim Budil (Lawerence Livermore National Lab)
Women in Engineering Catherine Didion (National Academy of Eng.)
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break    
10:45 - 4:00 Recruiting Strategies - Feeding more women into the pipeline (30 min each)
The Importance of Research Experiences Beverly Hartline (Delaware State University)
Outreach at Jefferson Lab Hari Areti (Jefferson Lab)
Minority Programs David Ernst (Vanderbilt)
Female-friendly academic departments Howard Georgi (Harvard University)
12:45 - 2:00 Lunch    
The Perspective of Women in Europe Silke Zollinger (Max Planck Institute for Physics)
NSF: Programs and Plans Kathleen McCloud (NSF)
Gender Equity Activities in the DOE Office of Science Linda Blevins (DOE)
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break  
4:00 - 6:00 Retention - Improving the Environment and the Role of Mentoring (30 min each)
Graduate Women Leadership Institute: Leaders in Life Leslie Kolodziejski, (MIT)
The Effect of Peer Instruction on the Retention of Women Eric Mazur (Harvard University)
Effective Mentoring: Roles and Responsibilities, Expectations and Realities Stephanie Bird (Science and Engineering Ethics)
The Two-Body Problem Marc Sher (William & Mary)
6:00 - 8:00 Reception