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Please join us for the 2014 Graduate Women at MIT Spring Empowerment Conference

 

Opening Keynote – Wonder Women: sex, power, and the quest for perfection

Speaker: Debora Spar, President Barnard College. Author of “Wonder Women: sex, power, and the quest for perfection”

Time: Thursday April 10, 5:30PM (reception to follow)

Location: 32-155

Eventbrite - GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference Opening Keynote - Debora Spar

 

How to find great mentors and become one yourself: A discussion

Speakers: Eve Marder, Professor of Biology, Brandeis University. Kay Tye, Assistant Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Time: Monday April 14, 5PM (reception to follow)

Location: 4th Floor Stata, R&D Common

Eventbrite - How to find great mentors and become one yourself: A discussion

 

Becoming a storyteller of your best self: Imperatives for a successful transition from academia to your professional career

Speaker: Judy Shen-Filerman, CEO Dreambridge Partners, LLC

Time: Tuesday April 15 12PM (lunch served at 11:40)

Location: W20-202 (Student Center – La Sala de Puerto Rico)

Eventbrite - Becoming a storyteller of your best self

 

Closing keynote – Playing the game or hacking the system: A talk and discussion on subverting systems of power

Speaker: Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, Boston University. Author of “People’s Science: Bodies and rights on the stem cell frontier”

Time: Thursday April 17 5:30PM (reception to follow)

Location: 32-155

Eventbrite - GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference Closing Keynote - Ruha Benjamin


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