Closing the Gender Gap in Academia | What does and does not work.
Closing the Gender Gap in Academia | What does and does not work. Learn about challenges for STEM+ women in academia and how to address them. Join us on March 10 at 1 pm (PST) for a TARATALK with Dr. Eve Riskin, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Washington and Presidential Award Winner for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. Find out how she has successfully threaded the needle in her career and how she helps others to close the gender gap.
The challenges STEM+ women face in academia can seem daunting. Join us to learn how Dr. Riskin has successfully navigated her career. Dr. Riskin’s stellar background includes a BS in Electrical Engineering from MIT, an MS in Electrical Engineering, an MS in Operations Research, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. In addition to her current position as Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Washington, she is also the Department’s Undergraduate Program Coordinator. Dr. Riskin’s impact is far-reaching. She has co-founded two successful programs at the UW, driving diversity and inclusion. Please join us to learn how we can all support women in academia and close the gender gap.