SAID in STEM Seminar Series
Seminar series meant to educate the MIT community about the biases and stereotypes that create barriers for women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields.
February 13 through March 14, 2019Picower Room 3310, 43 Vassar Street
DR. MARY MONTGOMERY EARLY SESSION @4PM
Harvard Medical School Associate Professor in Infectious Disease
DR. LINDSEY MACFARLANE THIS SESSION @5:30PM
Harvard Medical School Associate Professor, Rheumatology and Immunology
DR. DOROTHY SCHAFER
Assistant Professor UMass Medical School
DR. EDMUND BERTSCHINGER
Inaugural Institute Community and Equity Officer MIT and Affiliated Faculty of MIT’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program
DR. KAY TYE
Former Associate Professor Picower Institute for Learning & Memory and Now Professor at Salk Institute for Biological Science
ALL SESSIONS WILL BE HELD IN THE PICOWER ROOM 3310 STARTING AT 5:30PM (WITH PIZZA)
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for sign up and questions
Through group discussions, critical analysis of journal articles, and talks from successful women in science, our aim is to make students and faculty aware of the inequalities that exist in the workplace while also educating participants about biases and stereotypes directly impact behaviors and decrease opportunities for women and minorities to pursue STEM careers, especially positions of leadership.
Students Advocating for Increased Diversity (SAID) in STEM is a seminar series meant to educate the MIT community about the biases and stereotypes that create barriers for women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields.