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Gender Bias in Academia

On February 2, 2016, KAWSE is hosting a series of events about gender bias in academia facilitated by Molly Carnes, MD, MS and Jennifer Sheridan, PhD, from the Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI) at the University of Wisconsin-Madisonhttp://wiseli.engr.wisc.edu/.  Below is a schedule of events. Please RSVP accordingly.


From 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Alumni Center Ballroom C, Women of K-State (WOKS)'s Pathway to Leadership Committee and KAWSE are co-hosting a lunch in which Dr. Carnes will speak about the research on gender differences in leadership styles and how to turn those differences into opportunities for women. The talk title is "Bias to Opportunity." Lunch will be provided by WOKS. Space is limited to 80 participants. Please RSVP by Tuesday January 26, 2016 by 4pm at https://kstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_exq7Ct7tqyfnrNz.


From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Alumni Center Ballroom C, Dr. Carnes and Jennifer Sheridan will lead the "Breaking the Bias Habit" workshop. The workshop has four main goals: 1) describe the effect of implicit gender bias on women in science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines (STEM); 2) introduce participants to how gender bias manifests in academic workplaces; 3) provide 5 strategies to reduce gender bias. Space is limited to 80 participants and is restricted to graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, faculty, and administrators. Please RSVP by Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by 4pm at https://kstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6J6cmdXC90fcWMd.


From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room, Dr. Sheridan will lecture on "Understanding and Mitigating Gender Bias in Academia." This talk will cover the main ideas covered in the workshop. This event is open to the public.


If you have any questions, please contact the KAWSE Office at 785-532-6088 or email Tawny Ochs at tawnyochs@ksu.edu.