[Online] Future of Women in Science

Date

2021年5月19日 (水) 8:30

Location

Zoom

Description

Details

US: May 18 @ 7:30 PM EDT
Japan: May 19 @ 8:30 AM JST

Join the OIST Foundation and OIST for The Future of Women in Science Virtual Discussion and Launch of The Rita R. Colwell Impact Fund for the Advancement of Women in Science.

The discussion includes leading scientists from the U.S., Japan, and other nations to explore the importance of diversity in scientific research, to discuss ways to ensure women thrive at OIST and other scientific institutions, and to discern a global leadership role OIST can play in this effort.

This is part of the OIST Women in STEM Month at OIST.

Registration

Register to attend The Future of Women in Science Virtual Discussion

Overview

Opening Remarks

Dr. Cherry A. Murray

  • Chair, OIST Board of Governors
  • Professor of Physics and the Director of the Biosphere2 Institute at the University of Arizona at Tucson
  • Benjamin Peirce Professor of Technology and Public Policy emerita at Harvard
  • Former Dean of the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)

Dr. Peter Gruss

  • President and CEO, OIST

Mr. Takeshi Ueshima

  • Founder/CIO, Heritage Fund Management, LLC
  • Chair, OIST Foundation

Dr. Rita R. Colwell

  • Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • President and Chairman, CosmosID, Inc.
  • Member, OIST Board of Governors

Panelists

Dr. Mary Collins

  • Provost, OIST

Dr. Rita R. Colwell

  • Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • President and Chairman, CosmosID, Inc.
  • Member, OIST Board of Governors

Ms. Nina Harano

  • Sophomore, Columbia University
  • Undergraduate Research Fellow, OIST
  • Intern, OIST Foundation

Ms. Afshan Jamshaid

  • Ph.D. Candidate, OIST

Dr. Yuko Kakazu

  • Astronomer and Public Outreach Specialist, Subaru Telescope and Thirty Meter Telescope Japan Project, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Hawaii
  • Trustee, OIST Foundation
  • Ms. Naoko Yamazaki
  • Former JAXA Astronaut
  • Space Policy Expert
  • Earthshot Prize Council Member

Moderator

Dr. Susan Hackwood

  • Professor Emerita & Former Dean, Bourns College of Engineering
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