Events

SUCCEED provides professional development and networking opportunities through a series of events planned for undergraduate and graduate students. Some of the benefits of participating in these programs:

  • Low commitment – you choose when and what you want to be involved in
  • Great resume builders – leadership, public speaking, presenting, teamwork, volunteering, mentoring, outreach, service, commitment to diversity & inclusion
  • Professional development & career advice
  • Networking & community building – make your experience at K-State more enjoyable and successful through the help and support of your peers

 

Spring 2024 Events

Career Chat: "Tips for Networking in a Culturally Diverse Context" with Dr. Ana Julia Paula Carcedo

February 22nd | 10am-11am | 215 Fairchild Hall conference room

Dr. Ana Julia Paula Carcedo is an international scholar from Argentina. After finishing her Ph.D. in Agronomic Sciences, she joined the K-State family as a post-doctoral researcher at the Ciampitti Lab. She specializes in modeling and crop simulations, with the goal of developing frameworks that impact the farmer's labor. With this in mind, she is passionate about crop ecophysiology and management.

RSVP for this Career Chat where Dr. Carcedo will discuss her career path, the intersections of her identities as an international female scholar, and tips for networking in culturally diverse contexts.

 

Career Chat: "NSF Funding Opportunties and Grant Writing for Graduate Students" with Dr. Dinah Davison

February 27th | 10am-11am | 215 Fairchild Hall conference room

Dr. Dinah Davison is a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow whose research focuses on how interactions between genes, development, and the environment have shaped the evolution of differentiated multicellularity. She is conducting her postdoctoral research with Dr. Brad Olson at Kansas State University. Dr. Davison received her PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Arizona, where she worked with Dr. Rick Michod to examine the plastic development and evolution of somatic cells in the volvocine algae. Dr. Davison obtained a master’s degree in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Bath and a bachelor’s degree in Animal Biology from the University of California, Davis.

RSVP for this Career Chat where Dr. Davison will discuss her career path, NSF funding opportunities, and grant writing tips for graduate students.

 

Leading the Way: Women in STEM panel discussion

March 26th | 10am-11am | Leadership Studies Building room TBD

The goal of this panel discussion is to empower women to take on more significant leadership roles throughout their academic careers and beyond. We aim to provide valuable perspectives on leadership, career growth and the importance of diversity in STEM leadership. The panel will consist of moderated discussions and will allow participants to ask questions and engage in dialogue with the panelists.

RSVP now to secure your spot and be a part of this impactful event.

 

KAWSE Ambassadors: student organization that focuses on visits to local schools to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM. The group meets bi-weekly on Mondays at 7pm in the K-State Student Union room 209. Meeting dates below:

    • January 22nd
    • February 5th
    • February 19th
    • More dates to come. Stay tuned!

Questions? Interested in joining? Contact Adyson Harm, Secretary of the KAWSE Ambassadors, to be added to the Ambassadors' mailing list.

 

We want to hear from you!

KAWSE wants to plan programs and events tailored to your needs/interests as women in STEM. If there is a topic you wish you knew more about or an event you would benefit from, contact kawse@k-state.edu. We appreciate your feedback!

 

Career Fairs, Resume Critiques, & More

Visit K-State’s Career Center website to check the dates of upcoming Career Fairs. You can also drop by in the afternoons for a quick look over your resume, or schedule an appointment with an advisor for a more in-depth review. The Career Center offers a variety of services to support you in your professional endeavors!