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Taking the Lead in STEM
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11/16/2016
When: 11/16/2016
6:00 PM
Where: United States

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According to the NSF, women hold less than a third of the positions in most STEM fields, despite being nearly half of the college educated workforce. What factors contribute to this gender gap and how do we promote a culture of leadership that includes women of all backgrounds? At this program, we will investigate strategies to help women move ahead and up in all areas of STEM, drawing from the knowledge of top women in business, technology and the life sciences. 

Our distinguished speakers are: 
Cate Goethals, Director, Women Board Directors Development Program, UW Foster School of Business 
Julie Overbaugh, Ph.D., Member, Human Biology & Public Health Sciences, Divisions, FHCRC 
Nina Salama, Ph.D., Member, Human Biology & Public Health Sciences Divisions, FHCRC 
And Jacky Wright, Vice President, IT Strategic Enterprise Services, Microsoft 

Event Schedule: 
6:00 pm – Networking and Refreshments
6:30 pm – Introductions and Program
7:45 pm – Networking and Dessert

Location:
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 
Pelton Auditorium 
1100 Fairview Ave. N. 
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
*Please enter through Thomas Building

Parking:
Free parking in Visitor lots and in Employee Parking lot off Aloha St. (across from SCCA) after 5:00 PM
Paid parking is also available on the street and across Fairview Ave. N. See Map for details **

AWIS meetings are FREE, and ALL are welcome –members, non-members, women and men!
Pre-registration is not required for this event. 
For more information, visit Seattle AWIS Website 

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