Women Faculty Leadership Institute

Event information

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 10:00am-3pm, FROST MUSEUM, MMC
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10:00-10:30 Welcome
10:30-12:00 Keynote: Gender and Teaching Evaluations, Susan Basow, Lafayette College
12:00-1:15 Networking Lunch – Meet and Greet Your Colleagues
1:15-2:45 Panel and Discussion: Advancing Women Faculty at FIU, Provost’s Council for the Advancement of Women and Minority Faculty
2:45-3:00 Wrap-Up & Evaluation

In this presentation, the Provost’s Council for the Advancement of Women and Minority Faculty will discuss the steps they have taken in the past year to advance the careers of women faculty at FIU. Then the panelists will facilitate small group discussions to identify goals and strategies that participants would recommend to enhance hiring, promotion, equity and leadership opportunities for women and minority faculty. These suggestions will be incorporated into the Council’s recommendations to the Provost.

Yesim Darici, Council Chair, Associate Professor, Physics, & Director, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Cheryl Brewster, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Maria Fernandez, Associate Professor, Teaching and Learning
Joyce Peterson, Associate Professor, History
Jennifer Richards, Professor, Biological Sciences
Peggy (Chunlei) Wang, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Co-sponsored by the School of Integrated Science and Humanity, University College, Center for Leadership, Mine Üçer Lecture Series, College of Arts & Sciences, and the National Science Foundation