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Science: The Gender Dimension
On Friday, October 25th (1-3PM), there will be a discussion about the challenges and opportunities for women in STEM careers held at the Allan Yap Biodiversity Theatre. This event is FREE to attend.


“Women remain underrepresented in many fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Join our esteemed panelists, planetary scientist and NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal winner Dr. Laurie Leshin, zoologist and MacArthur Genius grant winner Dr. Sally Otto, and Vice President, Response Biomedical Corp and UBC Science Alumna Dr. Barbara Kinnaird-Steen, with our moderator Dr. Simon Peacock, Dean of UBC’s Faculty of Science, as they discuss the STEM gender gap. 
Learn how we can encourage more young women to embrace science, listen to practical advice for women pursuing STEM careers, and discover what factors may affect young women’s careers in the sciences.

To register and for more information, please head over to http://ubcsciencegenderdimension.eventbrite.ca/. Space is limited.
I hope to see you there!
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Science: The Gender Dimension

On Friday, October 25th (1-3PM), there will be a discussion about the challenges and opportunities for women in STEM careers held at the Allan Yap Biodiversity Theatre. This event is FREE to attend.

Women remain underrepresented in many fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Join our esteemed panelists, planetary scientist and NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal winner Dr. Laurie Leshin, zoologist and MacArthur Genius grant winner Dr. Sally Otto, and Vice President, Response Biomedical Corp and UBC Science Alumna Dr. Barbara Kinnaird-Steen, with our moderator Dr. Simon Peacock, Dean of UBC’s Faculty of Science, as they discuss the STEM gender gap.

Learn how we can encourage more young women to embrace science, listen to practical advice for women pursuing STEM careers, and discover what factors may affect young women’s careers in the sciences.

To register and for more information, please head over to http://ubcsciencegenderdimension.eventbrite.ca/. Space is limited.

I hope to see you there!

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