Pololi receives leadership development award

Linda Pololi, Senior Scientist at the Women’s Studies Research Center, is the recipient of the 2011 Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Development Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges. Dr. Pololi serves as director and principal investigator for the National Initiative on Gender, Culture and Leadership in Medicine: C – Change. The goal of the Initiative is to foster change in the culture of academic medicine to support realizing the full potential of all faculty.

Women in Science Events

Two Women in Science events this week.

  1. The Brandeis Chapter of SACNAS, in affiliation with the Science Club for Girls, would like to cordially invite you to the Fall 2011, Women in Science Panel. Join us this Wednesday, November 2 at 5:30pm in Volen 119 for a night full of professional development, networking, culture, and community!  Interdisciplinary, inclusive, and highly interactive, the SACNAS Women in Science Panel offers an unparallel venue for discussion between women in science and science students. Come hear about the journeys of amazing female scientists, and learn how you can play a unique role in changing the status quo.
  2. On Thursday, November 4, the Women in Science Initiative will hold a Kick Off Reception at 3:00 pm in Abelson 131, where Associate Professor of Physics Gabriella Sciolla will talk about Dark Matter.

As an appetizer, you can read more about the rich history of Brandeis women in science in a new story at BrandeisNOW.

Who’s Afraid of Marie Curie?

The Brandeis Women in Science Initiative will host Who’s Afraid of Marie Curie? The Challenges Facing Women in Science and Technology, a discussion with author Linley Erin Hall, on Tues Oct 19, 2010, at 10:10 AM in room Pearlman 113.

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