Dr. Beth Holloway, Leah H. Jamieson Director, Women in Engineering, Assistant Dean for Diversity and Engagement, Purdue University
The 2021 WIEP program contains session descriptions and speaker bios.
- October 13, 2-3:30pm EST, Lean on Me: Roundtable Discussion, Copying Versus Collaborating Moderator: Beth Anne Johnson
What do you do when a colleague creates a program that is identical to yours and your department or institution pulls funding from your program to support the “new program”? In this session, participants will engage in discussion and share best practices for institutional collaboration and methods to share resources to support new programs without harming established programs.
- October 20, 12-1pm EST, Link and Learn: Women in Engineering Programs Roundtable Discussion Moderator: Serita Acker
Attendees will participate in a moderated discussion about pressing issues they are facing in their Women in Engineering Programs. Topics include the funding, effects of COVID-19 on programming, providing a “safe space” for students, effects of Title IX on programming, and best practices for collaboration.
- October 27, 3-4:30pm EST, Listen and Learn: Leading with Purpose: Achieving Your Next Level of Potential Speaker: Kathy Sullivan
In this session, participants will learn about recent research related to women in leadership and gain insight to what supports the advancement of women, as well as barriers that exist in the workplace. Through a collaborative discovery process, participants will evaluate and discuss where they are and where they want to be by identifying strengths, motivators, and obstacles to achieving their next level of potential. Additional insights will be shared to help participants learn about key leadership capabilities and behaviors that organizations look for when selecting, developing, and promoting talent.
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WEPAN Members: $60
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Sponsored by the NSF Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships