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June 2016Growing Leaders National Leadership Conference - June 23/24 - Atlanta

Growing Leaders National Leadership Conference is upcoming, June 23-24, in Atlanta.
see:
http://growingleaders.com/national-leadership-forum/
If interested, please contact Mary Lynn Realff , who is a speaker for the conference and can help obtain an 'early bird' registration fee.

Description:
Most universities, schools, organizations and companies need more and better leaders. They are trying to reach their strategic goals, yet are stunted because they don’t have enough quality leaders—people who know how to bring out the best in staff and students. They fail because they have not created an ongoing process that continually identifies, equips and launches new leaders. The surest way to create a leadership pipeline is to develop a culture of leadership throughout your campus or organization. In short, we must build leaders at every level.

The 2016 NLF will help you:
-Identify specific action steps to foster a leadership culture.
-Learn how to spot potential leaders early in your staff, faculty or students.
-Practice four principles that foster leader development in people.
-Develop a “growth mindset” instead of a “fixed mindset” in staff.
-Expand your network of fellow colleagues who care about the emerging generation.
-Cultivate healthy leaders at every level of your school or organization.


May 2016ADVANCE Cross-College: Being Media Savvy about Research -May 18/11am-RSVP

ADVANCE Spring 2016 Event
Being Media Savvy about Your Research
May 18 (Wednesday), 11:00am - 12:00pm
Klaus 2456


RSVP: https://events.isye.gatech.edu/advance-media-savy-research

During this interactive workshop, experts from Institute Communications will discuss interviews with journalists (print, radio, TV and web) and writing op-eds. They will explain the services offered by Institute Communications, including formal media training. They will also talk about Institute opportunities to promote research -- the Amplifier expert blog, Research Horizons and the TECH+knowledge+Y video series -- and connect with a more general audience.

Presenters:
https://events.isye.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/images/diamond.jpg
Laura Diamond
Media Relations Representative

https://events.isye.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/images/maderer.jpg
Jason Maderer
Media Relations Representative

https://events.isye.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/images/toon.jpg
John Toon
Director of Research News


Assistant & Associate Professors--May 17-18 GT faculty road trip to Oak Ridge National Lab

Dear early career faculty,

Have you never visited a National Lab, or Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) in particular? Are you curious about the kinds of collaborations and facilities you could access by working with researchers at Oak Ridge National Lab? Are you interested in Department of Energy funding for your research? Do you want to see how DoE researchers 3D-printed a car? If so, then consider joining a road trip to Oak Ridge National Lab for early career faculty at Georgia Tech on May 17-18. This group of 12 faculty members will depart Georgia Tech by car in the afternoon of Tuesday May 17th and return in the evening on Wednesday May 18th. Georgia Tech’s ORNL core university liaison office will pay for one night of hotel for each faculty member, per-diem meals, and mileage/gas reimbursement for drivers who allow their cars to be used for the road trip, with other faculty as passengers. Oak Ridge, Tennessee, is about 200 miles from Atlanta and the drive takes about 3.5 hours from Georgia Tech.
This opportunity is limited to 12 GT assistant/associate professor participants. Prof. Martin Mourigal (School of Physics) will lead the road trip. At ORNL, you will be hosted by Dr. Ian Anderson, Director of Graduate Education and University Partnerships. He will guide the group through a full-day schedule for May 18thconsisting of meetings with directors, group leaders, scientists, and engineers, as well as tours of facilities including the Spallation Neutron Source, the Supercomputing Center (home to the world’s second most powerful computer – at least for now!), the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, and the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility. Bring your business cards!

To register, visit:
http://rsvp.cos.gatech.edu/ornl/
Once you have registered, you will need to complete a Travel Authority Request (TAR) and confirm your hotel room in Oak Ridge using your own name and credit card. Instructions are at the website above.

Questions can be directed to Kathryn Bond (Kathryn.bond@cos.gatech.edu) who is responsible for logistical arrangements, or Julia Kubanek (julia.kubanek@biology.gatech.edu), Georgia Tech’s core university liaison representative to ORNL.


April 2016Upcoming: Jennifer Singh discusses her book, Multiple Autisms

IAC Friends,

Our colleague, Jennifer Singh (HSOC) is discussing her book, Multiple Autisms, at Charis Books (1189 Euclid Ave, NE, Atlanta) on Tuesday, 19 April, 7:30 pm.

With good wishes - Mary


Fwd: Luncheon with female faculty sponsored by the Clare Boothe Luce Program to be held on April 14, 2016 at 11:30am in GT Hotel and Conference Center

Dear ADVANCE Professors and Associate Deans,

I would appreciate it if you could forward this invitation to your female faculty regarding a special luncheon that has been organized with Dr. Dianne Chong, formerly with Boeing, on Thursday, April 14 at 11:30 in the GT Hotel and Conference Center. The purpose of the luncheon is to give mid-career female faculty the opportunity to talk to someone like Dr. Chong who has had experience at many different levels and has served on advisory roles at other universities. Dr. Chong is visiting Georgia Tech on April 13 and 14 and will be delivering a lecture entitled “Innovative Careers” and also host a luncheon with graduate students and post docs on April 13. All of these events are being sponsored by the Clare Boothe Luce Program at GT, which is one of the programs I developed and received funding for while working in my part time appointment with Institute Diversity. A flyer summarizing all of the events with Dr. Chong is attached.

If interested they can sign up to attend the faculty luncheon on April 14 by going to
http://diversity.gatech.edu/2016-clare-boothe-luce-faculty-lunch-april-14-dianne-chong
This event will be limited to the first 20-25 registrants and is limited to female faculty

If they plan to attend the lecture on April 13, they can RSVP at
http://diversity.gatech.edu/2016-clare-boothe-luce-lecture
Campus wide invitations for the lecture will be sent out later on. The Clary Theatre has capacity for 200 so everyone will be invited.

Additionally, I am also attaching a second flyer summarizing all of the CBL sponsored luncheons for graduate students and post docs. Please feel free to forward to your female grad students and post docs. They have already been invited separately but I would appreciate it if you make them aware of this unique opportunity for them to interact with four highly accomplished women.

Thanks in advance!

Rosario Gerhardt



ADVANCE Cross-College Lunch - Wed/13 April, 12 noon

IAC Friends,

ADVANCE is hosting a cross-college lunch - providing opportunities for discussion and collaboration among women faculty across units:

Wednesday, 13 April
12 noon - 1 pm
Location: Klaus Atrium
RSVP here

with good wishes ! -Mary



February 2016Science Studies Symposium at Emory - Feb 19

Science Studies Symposium
Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Emory University


February 19 2016

12:00-1:30: Brown Bag lunch
Candler Library 125
Hannah Landecker (Director, UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics) brown bag lunch with graduate students (discussion of pre-circulated paper). Lunch will be catered. Places are limited, please RVSP to abiagio@emory.edu by Friday February 12.

1:30-2:00: Break

2:00-3:30: Science Studies panel
Few Hall Multipurpose Room
Sari Altschuler (Assistant Professor, English; the Center for the Study of Human Health; Mellon Fellow in Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University): “Imaginative Experimentation”

Vincent Bruyère (Assistant Professor, French, Emory University): “Storage, Burial, and Fictions of Sustainability”

Anne Pollock (Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Society, Georgia Tech School of Literature, Media, and Communication): “Queering Endocrine Disruption”

Chair: Deboleena Roy (Associate Professor, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, Emory University)


3:30-4:00: Afternoon tea


4:00-5:00: Conversation and book launch Gut Feminism: Hannah Landecker and Elizabeth Wilson
Few Hall Multipurpose Room


5:00-5:30: Reception and launch for the feminist science studies journal Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience (http://catalystjournal.org)
Few Hall Multipurpose Room


RSVP by Feb. 4: IAC ADVANCE Lunch: Teamwork, Productivity, & Success

IAC Lunch/Discussion, Tuesday, 9 February, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Our panelists will introduce key ways that teamwork enables productivity and faculty success - through writing groups and collective research initiatives. Our open discussion includes models of effective working groups and programs.

RSVP by Feb 4: with preference for chicken salad, turkey, or vegetarian sandwich

IAC ADVANCE Lunch/Discussion

with

Jenna Jordan, INTA
Lauren Klein, LMC
Carol Senf, LMC
on Teamwork !


"Teamwork: Key Issues/Dimensions for Faculty Success"

Tuesday, 9 February, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Bill Moore Student Success Center
President's Suite C




November 2015GT ECON Seminar on Friday, Nov 13, 2015. 2:00-3:30PM Old CE Building Room G10

Dear all,

Hope you will be able to join us for the seminar this Friday. I am hosting Professor Claudia Olivetti from Boston College. Her research largely focused on women and their roles in the labor market, wage differentials and institutions that led to an increased female participation in the labor force.

Here is the link to her Google Scholar page:
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=fTWwTJ0AAAAJ&hl=en

Kind regards,
Olga Shemyakina


From: byungcheolk@gmail.com [mailto:byungcheolk@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Byung-Cheol Kim
Sent: Monday, November 09, 2015 9:14 AM
To: econ; econ-faculty; econ-graduate@lists.gatech.edu; econ-phd@lists.gatech.edu
Subject: [econ-faculty] GT ECON Seminar on Friday, Nov 13, 2015. 2:00-3:30PM Old CE Building Room G10

Dear All,

We kindly invite you to the upcoming seminar by Professor Claudia Olivetti (Boston College) on this Friday (11/13 2PM at Old CE G10). This seminar will be the last weekly SOE seminar on this semester (except the brown bag).

Professor Olivetti's main research interest is labor economics, more generally applied-microeconomics. She has published her papers in prestigious journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics. Her full CV is found at https://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/schools/cas_sites/economics/pdf/Faculty%20Vitaes/olivettiCV_July2015.pdf

Title: Three-Generation Mobility in the United States, 1850-1940: The Role of Maternal and Paternal Grandparents

Abstract: This paper estimates intergenerational elasticities across three generations in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. We extend the methodology in Olivetti and Paserman (2013) to explore four different channels of intergenerational mobility: between fathers sons and grandsons; fathers, sons and granddaughters; fathers, daughters and grandsons; and fathers, daughters, and granddaughters.
We document three main findings. First, there is evidence of a strong second-order autoregressive coefficient for the process of intergenerational transmission of income. Second, the socio-economic status of grandsons is influenced more strongly by paternal grandfathers than by maternal grandfathers. Third, maternal grandfathers are more important for granddaughters than for grandsons, while the opposite is true for paternal grandfathers. We propose two alternative theoretical frameworks that can rationalize these findings.

Best regards,

BC


Upcoming: IAC ADVANCE-International Gender Mainstreaming/12 Nov

IAC Friends,

Please join this upcoming IAC ADVANCE Lunch/Discussion, Thursday/November 12, on "Gender Mainstreaming: International Initiatives and Impacts," with Fulbright Scholar in Residence, Catherine Guma !

RSVP by Thurs/Nov 5: with preference for chicken salad, turkey, or vegetarian sandwich

IAC ADVANCE Lunch/Discussion

with

Catherine Guma
Director of the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate
Makerere University, Uganda
Fulbright Scholar in Residence, Clark Atlanta

"Gender Mainstreaming: International Initiatives and Impacts"

Thursday, 12 November
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Student Center (*not* Student Success Center)
Room 319



October 2015Women's Leadership in the Cyber World

Women's Leadership in the Cyber World - includes our IAC colleagues, Maggie Kosal (INTA) and Olga Shemyakina (ECON) !
Please register for the event using the online form or by pasting this link into the browser: http://bit.ly/GTcyber


Cross-College GT ADVANCE Lunch

Cross-College GT ADVANCE Lunch
Come and meet women faculty from various units on campus and explore networking and collaboration opportunities. We will also present an overview of the current activities and focal areas for ADVANCE, and seek your feedback for future programs. We hope you can join us!

Organized by GT ADVANCE Professors, Mary Frank Fox, Pinar Keskinocak, Wing Li, Dana Randall, Catherine Ross, and Beril Toktay

When: Thursday, October 22, 2015, 11:30-1:00pm
Where: Student Center Ballroom

RSVP: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054fa4ab2aa20-gtadvance




September 2015College of Architecture - ADVANCE Lecture - Sept 1

2015 Georgia Tech
College of Architecture - ADVANCE Lecture Series

Distinguished Speaker:
Jacqueline Jones Royster, Dean, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
11:00 A.M. - 12:30 p.m.

Technology Square Research Building (TSRB)
Auditorium (1st floor)

registration is requested
Register here


Dr. Royster is Dean of Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. She holds the Ivan Allen Jr. Dean's Chair in Liberal Arts and Technology, and is Professor of English in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication.

A graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, Royster earned an M.A. and D.A. in English from the University of Michigan. Her research centers on rhetorical studies, literacy studies, and women's studies, areas in which she has authored and co-authored numerous articles and book chapters.

She is the author of three books: Southern Horrors and Other Writings: The Anti-Lynching Campaign of Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1997), Traces of a Stream: Literacy and Social Change among African American Women (2000), and Profiles of Ohio Women, 1803-2003 (2003).

She co-authored Feminist Rhetorical Studies: New Horizons in Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies (2012). She co-edited Double-Stitch: Black Women Write about Mothers and Daughters (1991) and Calling Cards: Theory and Practice in the Study of Race, Gender, and Culture (2005) and edited a textbook for college writing courses, Critical Inquiries (2003).

She was consulting writer for Writer's Choice, a textbook series for grades 6 - 8, and co-edited Reader's Choice, a series for grades 9 - 12, both published by Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.

Prior to joining Georgia Tech in 2010, Royster served as Senior Vice Provost and Executive Dean of the Colleges of Arts and Sciences for The Ohio State University (OSU).




July 2015Seminar this Thursday: Gender, science, and myths of merit

Dr. Marlene Suk
MoSE G011
Thurs, July 9, 4 PM



June 2015Inaugural Meeting on IAC Writing Groups: June 10, 12 noon

Your valued responses to the IAC survey on writing groups point to strong and positive interest in participating in IAC groups providing feed-back and support on writing for publication! Toward this, upcoming is an inaugural meeting and lunch discussion on:

Wednesday, 10 June
12 noon - 2 pm
Student Center, Room 332 (*not* Student Success Center)
http://studentcenter.gatech.edu/Pages/Home.aspx
RSVP for lunch (by Thursday, 4 June):

Planned are opening considerations about ways of organizing writing groups, and then break-out into four sub-groups that our colleagues (Rebecca Burnett, Robert Kirkman, Margaret Kosal, Kristie Macrakis, Carol Senf) have volunteered to lead in getting us underway this summer. These break-out discussions will lead to goals for the groups, frequency of meeting this summer, and continuing plans.

With good wishes,

Jacqueline Jones Royster
Dean, Ivan Allen College

Mary Frank Fox
Ivan Allen College ADVANCE Professor?


April 2015CoS ADVANCE welcomes Prof. Mel Hochster/April 23

Georgia Tech ADVANCE and Colleges of Sciences and Engineering Welcome
Professor Mel Hochster from the University of Michigan
"Women in STEM Disciplines: Lessons from Mathematics"
Thursday April 23, 2015
Student Success Center Clary Theater
3:00-4:00pm
Reception immediately following in the Student Success Center Hall of Success

Is bias towards women in mathematics a thing of the past?
How much have things improved? If there is still a problem, what can be done about it? The talk will discuss these issues first, historically, in terms of the obstacles faced by two famous mathematicians,
Sonya Kovalevksky, who had to enter a fictitious marriage to study mathematics, and Emmy Noether,who had to teach under someone elseâ??s name. What about now? The results of several studies of
unconscious bias may be a surprise to many: both men and women have these prejudices equally, everyone does, and what seem like useful credentials may help men and hurt women.

Professor Melvin Hochster, a leading researcher in commutative algebra, is a member of National Academy of Sciences, and was the recipient of the prestigious Cole Prize for his outstanding contribution in Algebra. He has had more than thirty doctoral students, and he has played an
outstanding role in mentoring women students pursuing a career in mathematics. He was one of the founding members of the University of Michigan ADVANCE STRIDE committee. Currently he is the
chair of the department of Mathematics and the Jack E. McLaughlin Distinguished University Professor of Mathematics at University of Michigan.




March 2015ADVANCE Workshop on Leadership Strategies

Dear IAC Friends,

The Georgia Tech ADVANCE Professors are organizing a Workshop on Leadership Strategies for Women Faculty.

Title: Get Your Voice on the Table: Leadership Strategies for Women Faculty
Date/Time: March 30, 2015 (Monday) – 9:30am-2:30pm

Issues: Many highly successful women in academia can easily identify what changes need to happen for their organization to succeed, but find it difficult to lead others to confront the challenges facing their group. They often find themselves not heard in the way that they had hoped. The heart of this workshop is to help women use a strategic approach to getting their voices on the table: differentiating types of challenges, understanding factions and what's at stake, using alliances, getting on the balcony, and preparing for meetings in a new way. This workshop also will offer vocal skills designed to help participants be more effective as leaders. The goal is to be heard and understood so that we can successfully influence decision-making in both our professional and our daily lives. Participants will leave with new strategies ­ theoretical, psychological, and physical ­ for successfully leading change in their institution or organization.

Additional details on the workshop and RSVP are here: http://www.isye.gatech.edu/apps/RSVP/ADVANCE-event/
Limited seats are available

Hope to see you there !

with good wishes, -Mary

Mary Frank Fox
IAC Advance Professor


Vernal Equinox - First Day of Spring !

AC Friends,

Happy Vernal Equinox - first day of spring 2015 !

-Mary

And in 2015, it occurs with a total eclipse of the equinox sun !
http://earthsky.org/tonight/supermoon-to-stage-total-eclipse-of-the-sun-on-march-20



February 2015Invitation to join WST Distinguished Lecture - on Tues/Feb. 24

Please join the upcoming WST Distinguished Lecture with Maria Klawe - speaking on "Getting More Women into Technology Careers," Tuesday/Feb 24, 4 pm, Clary Theatre, Bill Moore Student Success Center.

This is a terrific opportunity to hear Maria Klawe, a distinguished computer scientist - who appears on the 2014 Fortune list of *World's 50 Greatest Leaders* !




Lunch/Discussion - "Creativity & Productivity in Publishing Books"


IAC ADVANCE Lunch and Discussion

"Creativity and Productivity in Publishing Books"
with panel
Jin Liu (ModLangs)
Kristie Macrakis (HTS)
Carol Senf (LMC)

Tuesday, 3 February
11:30 am - 1 pm
Bill Moore Student Success Center
President's Suite C

RSVP:
with preference for chicken salad, turkey, or veggie sandwich


December 2014Supporting Charis Bookstore in its 40th Birthday Year

Dear Friend of Charis,



Charis is celebrating its 40th birthday this year, and we invite you to participate in the festivities! We have exciting events planned for our entire birthday year and we want you to be part of this historic celebration. Shop, attend our programs, and stay tuned for more news about our birthday homecoming weekend in November.



As we reach this milestone, Charis has the bittersweet honor of being the oldest feminist bookstore in the country, and one of only nine still in operation. Our bookstore – as a space and as a symbol – remains an important and relevant part of diverse feminist communities in Atlanta, the South, and beyond. This purple house in Little 5 Points is an essential incubator for stories, alliances, and movements.



In the digital age, the popularity of gatherings at Charis demonstrates the need for human connection. One evening people come to listen to a poet, novelist, academic, or journalist. Another, they come to share their own writing in progress or to discuss their ideas about the future of feminism. Sometimes they come to celebrate victories; sometimes to mourn losses. Charis is a bookstore and it is a gathering place. While books will always remain central, we sense a real need for Charis to expand as the feminist and social justice center we have always been. In response, we are working to increase and diversify our popular education programs, in the store and in the community. We need your support to sustain these programs and to ensure that Charis is here for the next generation of artists, activists, and good neighbors.



Whether you are our neighbor or a far-flung friend, please consider making a tax-deductible birthday gift to Charis Circle, the nonprofit programming arm of Charis Books. With traditional funding sources shrinking, support from individual donors is essential to the future of our community. Please consider joining our 40 for our 40th Birthday campaign. The goals of the campaign are:

(1) 40 donations of $1,000 or more, and

(2) 40 new sustaining Cornerstone (Monthly) Donors of $40 or more

Your generosity on our 40th birthday and throughout the year will help us to thrive into the future, to our 50th, 60th, 70th birthdays and beyond.



We plan special recognition for the feminists who step forward to assure that our 40th birthday is followed by many more. We are already on our way to meeting our 40 for our 40th Birthday goals, but your support is essential to sustaining Charis. Any donation amount will honor the birthday of Charis and support feminist space and programs for future generations.



Sincerely,
Charis Circle Board


November 2014Reception - for ADVANCE Equity, Diversity and Excellence Initiative, Wed, Nov 6

On behalf of ADVANCE Professors

Mary Frank Fox, Kimberly Kurtis, Wing Suet Li, Dana Randall, Catherine Ross, and Beril Toktay,

it is our pleasure to invite you to a reception to mark the launch of the



ADVANCE Equity, Diversity and Excellence Initiative

Wednesday, November 6

Thornton Atrium

Scheller College of Business

800 West Peachtree Street

4 – 5:15 p.m. (4 p.m. Reception, 4:30 p.m. Remarks)



Archie Ervin

Vice President for Institute Diversity



Rafael L. Bras

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs




Success w/Multiple Roles://IAC Advance Lunch

The panel will open with observations and comments on success with a range of professional roles, including key administrative responsibilities; roles in and out of the institution, including those personal and those with the public; and roles that cross fields/disciplines.



IAC ADVANCE Lunch and Discussion

"Productive Faculty Outcomes: Success with Multiple Roles."
with panel
Diana Hicks (PubPolicy)
Lauren Klein (LMC)
Margaret Kosal (Inta)

Wednesday, 5 November
11:30 am - 1 pm
Bill Moore Student Success Center
President's Suite C



October 2014Dr. Ivie's visit: Oct. 21, talk, lunch, and reception

Dear ADVANCE Professors,

Next week, School of Physics and CoS will have a distinguished visitor,
Dr. Rachel Ivie, Associate Director of the Statistical Research Center
(SRC) at the American Institute of Physics.

Besides the Physics Colloquium on Monday Oct. 20, there will be three
events in the CoS on Tuesday, Oct. 21: a lunch 12-1:30 (see below); a
talk 2-3 and a reception 3-4 (are in the attachment flyer, please feel
free to post them). You are invited to all three events. Please pass
along the invitation to your postdocs or women graduate students and
encourage them to attend (especially the lunch part). -- Wing


1. All of Georgia Tech’s women postdocs are especially invited to an
informal lunch discussion with Rachel Ivie, as well as her seminar on
scientific workplace demographics.

Lunch and Informal discussion with Rachel Ivie

Tuesday, October 21, 12:00 - 1:30pm
Student Center, Ferst Place (Third floor)

Lunch will be provided by the College of Sciences ADVANCE Professorship
Register for Lunch at

http://people.math.gatech.edu/~li/CoSfac/reception.html


2. CoS ADVANCE Seminar: "Women’s Careers in Science: Results from the
Global Survey of Physicists"
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 2:00 - 3:00pm, at Marcus Nanotechnology Building

3. Reception following
Marcus Nanotechnology Building, Room 1117-1118



Thank you for your terrific participation!

Dear IAC Friends,

Our thanks go to Kim Isett, Margaret Kosal, Janet Murray, and Anne Pollock for the "keys to success" shared as panelists in our lunch/discussion today on "Writing Research Proposals for External Funding." Our thanks to Sharon Crouch/IAC for joining us - and our continuing appreciation to Dean Jackie Royster for fostering and supporting a culture of research attainment and success in IAC. As always, appreciation goes to you -each and all- for your active and committed participation in IAC Advance and shared aims and implementations of equity, diversity, and excellence !

With good wishes,

-Mary
IAC Advance Professor


April 2014From Rebecca Burnett: LMC/WCP Bookfair

Greetings,

Not every teaching resource is online. Remember old-fashion academic book fairs? We're having one — Tuesday, April 2, in Hall 102. Who's coming? Macmillan (Bedford/St. Martin's), Norton, Oxford University Press, Pearson, and McGraw-Hill. See the attached flyer. You can expect books in these areas:
Composition readers
Literary readers/anthologies or other literary texts
Technical communication and business communication books
English studies books
Cultural studies books
Science/technology and culture books
What else? The publishers are providing refreshments (breakfast, coffee, lunch, snacks) throughout the day. I hope you have time to come and browse — and have some refreshments.

Best regards,
Rebecca


March 2014Kristie Macrakis - reading and signing her new book

Dear IAC Friends,

Our colleague, Kristie Macrakis (HTS) will be reading and signing her new book, Prisoners, Lovers, and Spies: The Story of Invisible Ink (Yale University Press, 2014) on 8 April, 7 pm, Carter Center Library (See Link with directions)

All good wishes for Kristie on publication on her new book ! -Mary



February 2014IAC Advance Lunch/Discuss: Pathways/Passages in Academic Positions

PATHWAYS AND PASSAGES IN ACADEMIC POSITIONS:
ASSISTANT TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ASSOCIATE TO FULL, AND ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP

with

Susan Cozzens
Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Affairs

Narin Hassan
Associate Professor, School of Literature, Media, and Communication

Katja Weber
Professor, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Tuesday, 18 February 2014
12 noon - 1:30 pm

Bill Moore Student Success Center
Press Room B


IAC ADVANCE Lunch/Discussion - Research Collaboration

Please join us for this upcoming IAC ADVANCE Lunch/Discussion
complementing with our Spring Lunch/Discussion on "Building a Research Program"!

IAC ADVANCE LUNCH/DISCUSSION
RESEARCH COLLABORATION AND TEAMWORK:
ADVANCEMENT AND SUCCESS

with

Marilyn Brown
Professor, School of Public Policy
Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

and

Nancy Nersessian
Regents Professor and Professor of Cognitive Science,
School of Interactive Computing and School of Public Policy
Adjunct Professor, College of Architecture and School of Literature, Media, and Communication

Wed, February 20, 2013
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

(Location TBD)



RSVP by Thurs/Feb 14 to ljohnson49@gatech.edu
Please include your preference for type of sandwich:
Chicken salad; Greek veggie wrap; Smoked turkey w/cheddar



November 2012StrengthsFinder Workshop Part II

Wednesday, November 7
Lunch available from 10:45am
Session begins at 11am and ends at 1:00pm.
Location: Student Center Room 321

This workshop is designed as follow-on from past WST Strength Finder Workshop and can be attended by those who have previously attended a workshop or by those who have not.

Do You Do What You Do Best Every Day?
Chances are, you don't. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths. The Center for the Study of Women, Science and Technology at Georgia Tech (a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Institute Diversity) invites you to a lunch time workshop. Previous StrengthsFinder workshop participants have given positive feedback about their experience and suggested that we do a Part II workshop.

In this workshop, you will discover your top five strengths and discuss ways to use these strengths to help advance your career at Georgia Tech. All participants will receive a copy of StrengthsFider 2.0, which includes the on-line survey that identifies your top strengths.

“StrengthsFinder 2.0 will change the way you look at yourself and the world forever.”
Open to all faculty, staff, graduate studnts, and post-docs.

Please RSVP for the workshop at the following link: https://vovici.com/wsb.dll/s/17486g4f995


October 2012IAC ADVANCE Lunch/Discussion

Wednesday, 31 October
11:30 am - 1 pm
Bill Moore Student Success Center, President's Suite C

RESEARCH AND FACULTY DEVELOPMENT with
Susan Cozzens, GT Vice Provost of Graduate Education and Faculty Affairs and Janet Murray, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs, Ivan Allen College


September 2012Georgia Tech's Fourth Annual Diversity Symposium

Mark your calendar to attend Georgia Tech’s fourth annual Diversity
Symposium, sponsored by the Office of the President and the Office of
the Vice President for Institute Diversity. Join us in discussing the
importance of making diversity a key element of Georgia Tech’s academic
and social values.

September 7, 2012
Time: 8:45 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
panel, luncheon, break-out sessions)
Georgia Tech Global Learning and Conference Center

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole,
Director, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art
Former President of Spelman College and
Bennett College
Luncheon Keynote Speaker

HOSTS
Dr. Archie Ervin, Vice President for Institute Diversity
Diversity Symposium Committee

More detailed information on the Diversity Symposium will be provided .


December 2011Strengths Finder Workshop

StrengthsFinder Workshop
December 7 from 12:15-1:30pm
Location: TBD

Do You Do What You Do Best Every Day?

Chances are, you don't. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths. The Georgia Tech Center for the Study of Women, Science and Technology (a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Institute Diversity) invites you to a lunch workshop. Previous StrengthsFinder workshops have been well attended, and participants have given positive feedback about their experience.

In this workshop, you will discover your top five strengths and discuss ways to use these strengths to help advance your career at Georgia Tech. All participants will receive a copy of StrengthsFinder 2.0, which includes the on-line survey that identifies your top strengths.

“StrengthsFinder 2.0 will change the way you look at yourself and the world forever.”

RSVP at http://vovici.com/wsb.dll/s/17486g4d8af.


November 2011ADVANCE Faculty Town Hall: Productivity/Livability

Faculty Town Hall on Productivity and Livability
November 9, 2011, 3:00 – 5:00
Technology Square Research Building (TSRB) Auditorium

Sponsored by the ADVANCE Professors and
the Office of the Vice President for Institute Diversity

3:00 - 3:10 WELCOME
DANA RANDALL
ADVANCE PROFESSOR OF COMPUTING
PROFESSOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

ARCHIE ERVIN
VICE PRESIDENT FOR INSTITUTE DIVERSITY

3:10 – 3:40 PANEL ON RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY
PANELISTS:
BARBARA BOYAN
ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR RESEARCH, COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
PRICE GILBERT, JR. CHAIR IN TISSUE ENGINEERING

STEVE CROSS (TENTATIVE)
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

GARY MAY
DEAN, COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
PROFESSOR OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

MODERATOR:
MARY FRANK FOX
ADVANCE PROFESSOR OF THE IVAN ALLEN COLLEGE
PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC POLICY

3:40-3:45
RAFAEL BRAS
PROVOST
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

3:45 - 4:15 PANEL ON FAIRNESS AND EQUITY
PANELISTS:
ARCHIE ERVIN
VICE PRESIDENT FOR INSTITUTE DIVERSITY

DAVID L. MCDOWELL
REGENTS PROFESSOR
CARTER N. PADEN, JR. DISTINGUISHED CHAIR IN METALS PROCESSING

CHRISTINA SHALLEY
ADVANCE PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT
THOMAS R. WILLIAMS-WACHOVIA PROFESSOR OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

MODERATOR:
CATHERINE ROSS
ADVANCE PROFESSOR OF ARCHITECTURE
HARRY WEST PROFESSOR OF CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING

4:15 - 4:45 PANEL ON LIVABILITY
PANELISTS:
AYANNA HOWARD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

SCOTT MORRIS
ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

ANDY SMITH
VICE PROVOST FOR? UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES AND ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
REGENTS PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY

MODERATOR:
WING SUET LI
ADVANCE PROFESSOR OF SCIENCES
PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS

4:45 - 5:00 DISCUSSION

5:00-5:30 NETWORKING RECEPTION


October 2011IAC Advance Lunch/Discussion with Dean Royster

IAC ADVANCE LUNCH DISCUSSION
with DEAN ROYSTER AND FACULTY

Opening Remarks from IAC Colleagues:
Rebecca Burnett (LCC), Jennifer Clark (PubPolicy), Margaret Kosal (INTA)


Enhancing the Livability and Productivity of the GT Environment for Faculty - Views of IAC Faculty

Tuesday, 25 October 2011
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Bill Moore Student Success Center, Press Room B (upstairs)


September 2011Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy

September 15-17, 2011
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

The Conference explores the research base that addresses the broad range of capacity related issues central to the structure, function, performance, and outcomes of the science and innovation enterprises.

Program and speakers on-line at:
http://www.atlantaconference.org



Annual Diversity Symposium

Friday, September 9, 2011
10:00am-2:00pm
Global Learning and Conference Center

Keynote Speaker: Freeman Hrabowski, President University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Sponsored by the Office of the President and the Office of the Vice President for Institute Diversity


NSF Program Director, Omnia El-Hakim at Georgia Tech

Friday, 9 September 2011, 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Tech Square Research Building (TSRB), Room 132
RSVP to Mary Lynn Realff, WST Co-director on line at
https://vovici.com/wsb.dll/s/17486g4c10e or via e-mail to
marylynn.realff@mse.gatech.edu

The Georgia Tech Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST) hosts this opportunity for faculty to meet and join a discussion with Dr. Omnia El Hakim of NSF. Dr. El-Hakim will discuss issues of diversity in engineering, international research collaborations, and funding opportunities and processes at NSF.

Dr. El-Hakim will answer questions regarding programs at NSF such as:

• Broadening Participation Research Initiation Grants in Engineering (BRIGE)
• CAREER Grants
• Graduate Research Supplements (GRS)
• Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) for Women
• Engineering Research Center (ERC) Diversity Plan
• Women’s International Research Engineering Summit (WIRES)


August 2011Welcome Reception

Georgia Institute of Technology

The Center for the Study of Women, Science, & Technology (WST), ADVANCE, Women in Engineering (WIE), and The Women’s Resource Center join in inviting the campus community to a Reception

Welcoming new women faculty and staff and thanking WST mentors, WRC Student Leaders and the WST Learning Community for their contributions to campus life

Monday, August 29, 2011
Klaus Atrium
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Short program begins at 3:00 p.m.

RSVP: http://womenscenter.gatech.edu/plugins/rsvp/
by August 24, 2011



March 2011Talk on the Impostor Syndrome/Phenomenon

Dear Colleagues:

On March 16, the School of Aerospace Engineering and the Women in Engineering program would like to invite you to attend a presentation by Dr. Pauline Rose Clance, a leading expert on the Imposter Phenomenon: the inability of competent people to believe in their own competence (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impostor_syndrome). This is a situation commonly experienced by women in non traditional, male-dominated occupations, such as engineering graduate school or the tenure track – though it can happen to pretty much anyone, anywhere.

You can find more info on Dr. Clance here: http://paulineroseclance.com/impostor_phenomenon.html

We would also really appreciate it if you would encourage your students to attend, if you think it might be of benefit to them. Also please feel free to forward this note to anyone on campus whom you think would enjoy the presentation.

The talk will be next Friday, March 16th, 12-1 pm, in Klaus room 1116 West. We will provide cookies & refreshments, but no lunch, so please feel free to brown bag it if you’d like.

We look forward to seeing you then!

All the best,

Christine

---
Christine Valle, Ph.D.
Director, Women in Engineering Program
Academic Professional, G W Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
225 North Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30332-0360
Office: Administration Building (Tech Tower), Room 402
404-894-3289 voicemail
404-385-2826 fax
christine.valle@coe.gatech.edu
http://www.me.gatech.edu/faculty/valle.shtml
http://www.coe.gatech.edu/wie


ADVANCE Workshop

"Navigating Your Career: Career Management Strategies"

Wednesday, March 2nd from 3:00-4:30pm
Klaus Building (KACB 1116)

Topics to be covered:
Deciding when it is time to go up for promotion to Associate or Fulll Professor, Gaining Resources, and Managing your Workload.


February 2011IAC ADVANCE Lunch Discussion With Dean Royster and Faculty

GENDER, POLICY, AND INSTITUTIONAL IMPACT AT GEORGIA TECH

Addressing key issues of:
• What it means to have impact in decision making at Georgia Tech
• What it means for women to be woven into institutional decision making
• How this impact in decision making may be enhanced

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 12 noon - 1:30 pm
Bill Moore Student Success Center
Presidents Suite C


January 2011Welcome Reception for Georgia Tech’s New Vice President for Institute Diversity

Dr. Archie Ervin
Wednesday, January 19th
3:00 to 5:00 PM
President’s Suite
Bill More Student Success Center

Bio:
Dr. Ervin previously served as associate provost for diversity and multicultural affairs at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He will oversee all diversity-related matters at Tech through the Office of Institute Diversity.


October 2010Lunch and Discussion with Dean Royster and Faculty

"Gender and Policy"
Employment, Teaching/Learning, and Strategic Change

Wednesday, 27 October
11 am - 1 pm
Bill Moore Student Success Center, Presidents Suites C and D


September 2010Diversity Symposium

Friday September 17, 2010
10:00am - 2:00 pm
Global Learning and Conference Center

Keynote Speaker: Ricardo Azziz, President Medical College of Georgia

Sponsored by the Office of the President and the Office of the Vice President for Institute Diversity


Lunch/Discussion with IAC Dean Jackie Royster

WELCOME DEAN ROYSTER - WELCOME IAC WOMEN FACULTY!

"Plans, Progress, Prospects"
Tuesday, 14 September 2010
12 noon - 1:30 pm

Bill Moore Student Success Center
President's Suite C


March 2010IAC Advance - Lunch/discussion on "Faculty & Their Research Program"

IAC - ADVANCE LUNCH/DISCUSSION

"How Faculty Build Their Research Programs"(and how a "research program" differs from just "doing research")

Panel and Discussion with:

Carol Colatrella
Professor, Literature, Communication, and Culture

Susan Cozzens
Professor, Public Policy
Associate Dean for Research, Ivan Allen College

Mary Frank Fox
Advance Professor, Public Policy

WEDNESDAY, 17 MARCH 2010
12 noon - 1:30 pm


October 2009Advance Panel on Research/Publishing

Cross-College, ADVANCE Panel and Discussion

"Persisting in the Passion for Research and Publication Productivity"

Wed - Oct. 14, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Success Center, President's Suite B

Topics include:
1. Finding your publication stride
2. Pacing of your research
3. Dealing with different kinds of breaks in your research program
4. Addressing post promotion and/or tenure productivity


March 2009IAC Invitation to March 30 -- Symposium

An International Symposium: "Women in Science and Social Science"

Monday, March 30, 2009
1:00pm-3:30pm
Clary Theatre, Student Success Center
Georgia Tech Campus

Speakers:

Donna Ginther
Associate Professor, University of Kansas

"Women's Careers in Academic Social Science: The Progress, Pitfalls, and Plateaus"

Ruby Heap
Professor, Associate Dean, University of Ottawa
Fulbright Scholar at Ivan Allen College Spring ‘09

Who Turns the Wheel?: Canadian National Policy and
the Promotion of Women in Science & Engineering since the 1970s

Christine Waechter
Associate Professor, University of Graz in Austria

"Gender in Academic Technology Research"

Londa Schiebinger
Professor, Director of the Clayman Instititute at Stanford

"Gendered Innovations in Science and Medicine"


WST Research Panel/Lunch--International Higher Educ

CENTER FOR STUDY OF WOMEN, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY (WST)
Invites to you to join
RESEARCH PANEL/DISCUSSION AND LUNCH

"Women and International Dimensions of Higher Education"

Tuesday, March 24
12 Noon
Student Success Center, President's Suite C

Vicki Birchfield
Associate Professor, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
Director, European Union Center for Excellence
"Higher Education and the European Union"

Ruby Heap
Professor, Department of History
and Associate Vice President- Research, University of Ottawa
Fulbright Scholar/visitor
"The Canada Research Chairs Program and the Barriers to Gender Equity in University Research"

Mary Lynn Realff
Associate Professor, Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Engineering
WST Co-director
"Women's International Research Engineering Summit (WIRES)"


ADVANCE Career Coaching Event - RSVP

Many Georgia Tech faculty members seek mentoring/coaching as they think about promotion/tenure and continued advancement.

A Career Coaching Event, sponsored by the ADVANCE Team -- ADVANCE Professors, Faculty Career Development Services, and the Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology -- will be held:

Tuesday/March 3, 2009
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Klaus Building, Conference Room 116

Refreshments served

Each faculty member seeking coaching brings a draft of her/his C.V. and summary statement. "Coaches" from the GT faculty will be available for brief one-on-one sessions -- and those seeking coaching can obtain career feed-back from a number of coaches during the time-span of the event.

The ADVANCE Team will be present to answer questions about GT policies/practices, including Promotion and Tenure, and Active Service Modified Duties.


January 2009RSVP - IAC Advance Lunch on Research Collaborations

IAC - ADVANCE LUNCH/DISCUSSION
"Research, Teams, and Collaboration"
Panel and Discussion with:

Susan Cozzens
Professor, Public Policy
Associate Dean for Research, Ivan Allen College

Mary Frank Fox
Advance Professor, Public Policy

Sue Rosser
Dean, Ivan Allen College

WEDNESDAY, 21 JANUARY 2009
12 noon - 1:30 pm
Student Success Center, President's Suite C


October 2008ADVANCE Workshop "Scope and Scale: Strategies for Advancement for Women Faculty"

ADVANCE WORKSHOP
"SCOPE AND SCALE: STRATEGIES FOR ADVANCEMENT FOR WOMEN FACULTY"

Friday, October 24, 2008
12:30 - 5 pm
GT Library, Ferst Room (7th Floor)

Light lunch food and afternoon snack served

Focus: advancement, transitions, and continuing development of faculty members -- addressing issues including: "best strategies for getting promoted to full professor," "choices and consequences of big challenges and new roles, including those of leadership," and "retaining enthusiasm/vitality after tenure/promotion."

Workshop addresses issues for transition to senior roles -- and is open to all, including non-tenured faculty who are looking to achievements ahead.


September 2008Reception - Sept. 10

Georgia Institute of Technology's
Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST)
Georgia Tech ADVANCE Professors
Women in Engineering (WIE)
and Women's Resource Center (WRC)

Cordially invite you to join us in
A Reception Celebrating Georgia Tech Women's Programs and the 10th Anniversaries of The Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology and The Women's Resource Center

Wednesday, September 10, 2008
3:30 – 5:00 p.m
Klaus Atrium

RSVP Women's Resource Center
(404) 385-0230
womens.center@gatech.edu


April 2008WST Lunch Discussion on 04/16/08

Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST)
and the Georgia Tech ADVANCE Program

LUNCH DISCUSSION
Gilda Barabino and Cheryl Leggon
"ADVANCE Leadership Cross-Disciplinary Initiative for Minority Women Faculty"

Wednesday, April 16, 2008
11:30 am-1 pm
Success Center, Presidential Suite C

Abstract:
Dr. Barabino (PI) and Dr. Leggon (Co-PI) will speak about the ADVANCE leadership
project, which includes a series of national workshop-based conferences
providing a framework for professional development, the development of effective strategies and sharing of best practices and for sustenance of a community of practice that participates in networking, mentoring, data collection and dissemination. The cross-disciplinary initiative supported by this ADVANCE Leadership Award contributes to the success and advancement of minority women faculty in science and engineering, thereby enhancing their retention and
increasing their ranks.


Advance Conference Keynote, April 4

Empowering Diversity and Excellence in the Academy

David Hall
Northeastern University School of Law Author and national lecturer on social
justice, racial equality, ethics, spiritual values and educational transformation

April 4, 2008, 11-12 noon
Atrium, IBB Building, Georgia Tech

Professor David Hall will discuss how universities can ensure that diversity is achieved on a consistent basis through the institutionalization of this ideal. He will also share strategies and insights from his years as an academic
administrator in regards to how faculty of color, especially women in scientific
disciplines, can succeed in their academic careers.

Professor Hall is Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law. He served as Dean of the Law School
and Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Northeastern
University. He holds LL.M. and S.J.D. degrees from Harvard Law School, Master of Human Relations and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of
Oklahoma, and a B.S. from Kansas State University.
In 2003, Professor Hall was appointed by the White House to serve on the Board
of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation.

This keynote is part of the Advance Cross-Disciplinary Initiative for
Minority Women Faculty. This conference launches an initiative, funded by the NSF, that seeks to engage in proactive activities to enhance the socialization of tenure-track minority women into academic careers in engineering. Principal
Investigator:
Professor Gilda Barabino. Co-Principal Investigator: Professor Cheryl
Leggon.


WST Lunch/discussion--April 1 "Working Women's Unions in Japan"

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY (WST)

Lunch and Discussion with Anne Zacharias-Walsh

"Not Our Fathers' Union: The Emergence of Working Women's Unions in Japan"

Tuesday, April 1, 2008
12 noon - 1:30 p.m.
Bill Moore Student Success Center
President's Suite C

Discussion will include Japanese women's efforts to develop new forms of workers' organizations that are more democratic, responsive, and inclusive than current Japanese labor units; and the barriers to these fledging unions as well as efforts to overcoming the barriers.

Bio: Anne Zacharias-Walsh is a writer and activist specializing in labor and social justice issues. She has worked with progressive unions and social movements primarily in Chicago and throughout the U.S. For the
past 10 years, she has also worked closely with women's unions in Japan and co-developed the U.S.- Japan Working Women's Network Project.


March 20082008 WST Distinguished Lecturer

The Georgia Tech Center for the Study of
Women, Science, and Technology (WST)

Invites you to a talk by
2008 WST Distinguished Lecturer

Dr. J. Scott Long
Chancellor’s Professor of Sociology and Statistics and
Associate Vice Provost for Research
Indiana University

“From Scarcity to Visibility: The Changing Presence and
Participation of Women in Science”

Tuesday, March 4, 2008, 4 p.m.
Clary Theatre
Bill Moore Student Success Center
Reception follows

THE WST CENTER IS SUPPORTED BY THE OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

Biography: Dr. J. Scott Long, Chancellor's Professor of Sociology and Statistics and Associate Vice Provost for Research, Indiana University, is the author of foundational research on gender and scientific careers, and on methods of data analyses. His numerous articles and books include From Scarcity to Visibility: Gender Differences in the Careers of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers, published by the National Academy Press.


October 2007Lunch & Discussion with Dr. Paula Rayman

The Georgia Tech Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST)
Invites you to lunch and research discussion with
Dr. Paula Rayman
Professor of Economics and Social Development
University of Massachusetts-Lowell

"Inter-generational Voices on Women in Scientific Fields: Concepts, Themes, and Future Directions"

Tuesday, October 30, 2007
12 noon - 1:30 pm
Student Success Center, President's Suite C

RSVP to ChrisFlaherty@gatech.edu by Oct. 26, indicating preference for chicken salad, turkey, or vegetarian sandwich


Dr. Rayman is the author of Beyond the Bottom Line: The Search for Dignity at Work (2001, St. Martin's Press) Her other published work include The Equity Equation (1996, Jossey-Bass), Pathways for Women in the Sciences (1993, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation), Out of Work: The Consequences of Unemployment in Hartford's Aircraft Industry (1982, National Institute for Mental Health), The Israeli Kibbutz: Community and Nation Building (1981, Princeton University Press), and Non-Violent Action and Social Change (1979, Wiley Publishers).

The WST Center is supported by the Office of the Provost.


September 2007IAC ADVANCE Lunch/Discussion: Research Culture


Please join the upcoming IAC ADVANCE faculty lunch and discussion !

RSVP - indicating preference for turkey, chicken salad, or vegetarian sandwich:


RESEARCH CULTURE: What it means and how to build it

IAC ADVANCE - Lunch, Panel, and Discussion

Thursday, 13 September, 12 noon
Student Success Center - President's Suite B


Opening and introduction:
Sue Rosser
Dean, Ivan Allen College

Panelists:
Susan Cozzens
Professor, School of Public Policy
Associate Dean for Research, Ivan Allen College

Mary Frank Fox
IAC ADVANCE Professor
School of Public Policy




August 2007ADVANCE Workshop: Navigating Research

Dear IAC Friends,

Please save this date for an upcoming, Cross-College ADVANCE WORKSHOP:

Navigating Research: How to Work with Agencies, Foundations, and Industry
August 22, 2007
9 am -> 4 pm
Location -and details- to be announced

regards, -Mary


March 2007REMINDER ABOUT MARCH 29 NSF GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP WORKSHOPS

REMINDER ABOUT MARCH 29 NSF GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP WORKSHOPS


Please plan to attend the NSF Graduate Fellowship Workshops on March 29--there is no need to preregister.

Dr. Earnestine Psalmonds from NSF will be on campus that day to present a workshop for students and another for faculty.

STUDENTS:
11:10 NSF Graduate Fellowship Workshop at Management Auditorium 200
Application deadline is in November. You will learn about plans for the 2007 application process, any changes that are planned, and how to produce an effective application.
There will be pizza slices available after the presentation.


FACULTY:
4:00 NSF Graduate Fellowship Workshop at Management Auditorium 300
Dr. Psalmonds will present information to faculty about mentoring students who are applying for NSF fellowships and about their involvement in the review process if they are interested. There will be a Q&A period.
Cheese and fruit will be available after the presentation.



TRANSPORTATION and PARKING:
The GT trolley stops at the Management Building, and there is parking available at the Georgia Tech Hotel on Spring St. (near 5th).

Fellowship Communication Program Contact: Dr. Karen Adams, Karen.Adams@provost. gatech.edu


February 2007RESEARCH, WRITING, PUBLISHING: STRATEGIES/LESSONS FOR SUCCESS

IAC ADVANCE - Lunch, Panel, and Discussion

Thursday, 8 February, 12 noon
Student Success Center - Press Room B on 2R Level

Panelists:

Ann Bostrom
Associate Professor, School of Public Policy
Associate Dean for Research, Ivan Allen College

Katja Weber
Associate Professor, School of International Affairs
Co-director, European Union Center

Lisa Yaszek
Associate Professor, School of Literature, Communication, and Culture
Coordinator, Science, Technology, and Culture (STAC) Undergraduate Program


November 2006Provost to meet WST community

Georgia Tech's provost, Dr.Gary Schuster, will be speaking with WST (Women, Science, adn Technology learning community) residents on Monday, November 27, at 5:30pm in 4th Apartments A study lounge.


WST Research Panel: "The International Mobility of Scientists"

Dr. Carolina Cañibano
Assistant Professor of Economics
Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain
and Visiting Scholar in PRIME Program, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech

Dr. Paula Stephan
Professor of Economics
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Georgia State University

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2006
12 noon - 1:30 pm

Georgia Tech Student Success Center
President's Suite C

Biographies:
Dr. Paula Stephan's research focuses on the careers of scientists and engineers and the process by which knowledge moves across international boundaries in the economy; as well as the role that immigrant scientists play in U.S. science. She has published more than 50 articles and is the co-author of the book, Striking the Mother Lode in Science: The Importance of Age, Place, and Time. Dr. Stephan was recently appointed to serve a four-year term on the National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council, National Institutes of Health, and currently serves on the Advisory Committee of the Social, Behavioral, and Economics Program, National Science Foundation. She was a member of the European Commission High-Level Expert Group that authored the report, "Frontier Research: The European Challenge." She is a member of the Scientific and Engineering Workforce Project of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Dr. Carolina Cañibano's research focuses upon the economics of innovation, with a special focus on labor markets for science, and development economics. She received her Ph.D. at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM), Spain and was the recipient of the 2004 Dissertation Award from the Economics Section, Spanish Doctors Academy. Currently, she is a Visiting Scholar at Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy, affiliated with the PRIME Program. Her research is funded by the European Commission.


March 2006Rukmini Nair talk at Emory, March 22, 5pm

Professor Rukmini Nair will speak on "Stories of Flood and Floods of Stories:
Postcoloniality and the Discourse of Disaster" in White Hall 110 at Emory University on Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at 5pm.

This talk is cosponsored by Emory's Asian Studies Program, Georgia Tech's Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology, Georgia Perimeter College, and the Emory Hightower Fund. Information and directions are available from Melissa Rubins at mrubins@emory.edu, 404-727-2108, or see www.asianstudies.emory.edu

ABSTRACT: There are, we intuitively recognize, two broad categories of disaster. These comprise natural calamities (floods, fires, earthquakes, tsunamis, plagues) and man-made or "nominal" catastrophes (riots, wars, industrial accidents). We also know that both these types of disaster usually result in considerable violence against the same segment of our people again and again--the poor and the disenfranchised, and most desperately, the women and children amongst this population. This talk, which partly addresses the problematic of how "the facts" concerning peoples' suffering are to be captured in an "objective" historical and bureaucratic account, therefore
attempts to explore the connections between these seemingly independent classes of calamity--the natural and the man-made or "nominal." It does so, mainly but not exclusively, by considering narratives pertaining to the natural disaster of widespread floods.

BIOGRAPHY: Rukmini Bhaya Nair is Professor of Linguistics and English in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology. She is currently a visiting professor at Stanford University. She obtained her doctoral degree at the University of Cambridge in 1982 and has since taught and lectured at various universities. Nair is the author of Technocrat: Culture in a Cybernetic Classroom (Harper Collins, 1997); Narrative Gravity: Conversation, Cognition, Culture (Oxford UP, 2002); Lying on the Postcolonial Couch (Minnesota UP, 2002), as well as an edited volume, Translation, Text and Theory: The Paradigm of India (Sage, 2002).


2006 ADVANCE Conference

2006 ADVANCE Conference on Friday, March 10, at the GLCC in Technology Square


WST ADVANCE Women's Awareness Month Town Hall: Institutionalizing ADVANCE

Institutionalizing ADVANCE
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Thursday, March 2, 3:30 ­ 5 p.m., Clary Theatre, Success Center Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women,Science and Technology (WST) and the ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Program.

Open to all; reception following.

This is a joint WST/ADVANCE event for Women’s Awareness Month to discuss how to continue the efforts begun by the NSF-funded ADVANCE program. A reception will follow the event. For more information about ADVANCE, visit
http://www.advance.gatech.edu/

Speakers:

Carol Colatrella, Director, Georgia Tech ADVANCE
Insitutional Transformation Program

Mary Frank Fox, CoPI; Director, ADVANCE Research Program and ADVANCE Professor, Ivan Allen College

Sue Rosser, CoPI; Dean of Ivan Allen College and Ivan Allen Jr. Dean's Chair in Liberal Arts and Technology

Jane Ammons, ADVANCE Professor, College of Engineering

Mei-Yin Chou, ADVANCE Professor, College of Sciences
Mary Jean Harrold, ADVANCE Professor, College of Computing
Monique Tavares, Director, Faculty Career Development Services


WST ADVANCE Women's Awareness Month Town Hall: Institutionalizing ADVANCE

Institutionalizing ADVANCE
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Thursday, March 2, 3:30 ­ 5 p.m., Clary Theatre, Success Center Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women,Science and Technology (WST) and the ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Program.

Open to all; reception following.

This is a joint WST/ADVANCE event for Women’s Awareness Month to discuss how to continue the efforts begun by the NSF-funded ADVANCE program. A reception will follow the event. For more information about ADVANCE, visit
http://www.advance.gatech.edu/

Speakers:

Carol Colatrella, Director, Georgia Tech ADVANCE
Insitutional Transformation Program
Mary Frank Fox, CoPI; Director, ADVANCE Research Program and ADVANCE Professor, Ivan Allen College Sue Rosser, CoPI; Dean of Ivan Allen College and Ivan Allen Jr. Dean's Chair in Liberal Arts and Technology Jane Ammons, ADVANCE Professor, College of Engineering Mei-Yin Chou, ADVANCE Professor, College of Sciences Mary Jean Harrold, ADVANCE Professor, College of Computing Monique Tavares, Director, Faculty Career Development Services


February 2006IAC - IAC ADVANCE Grants Workshop

Friday, February 3, 2006
Wardlaw Center, Gordy Room
177 North Avenue

Workshop Includes:

Featured speakers:

"Funding Opportunities at the National Institutes of Health" -
Elizabeth Thomson,
Program Director,The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research Program,National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health

Faculty Panel -
"How to Obtain Funding for Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Research Involving the Humanities"
Facilitator: Shannon Dobranski

Panelists: Robert Kirkman, Cindy Klestinec, John Krige (confirmed)
and representatives from Clark Atlanta University and Spelman College (invited)



January 20062006 WST Distinguished Lecturer

The Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST)

Invites you to a talk by

2006 WST Distinguished Lecturer

Dr. Yu Xie
Otis Dudley Duncan Professor of Sociology and Statistics
The University of Michigan

"Women, Family, and Pathways of Science/Engineering Careers"

Thursday, 19 January 2006
4 p.m.

Clary Theatre, Success Center

Reception follows


October 2005VISIT OF DR. IRINA SANDOMIRSKYA

MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Wesley New Media Center, Skiles Building, Room 10

Co-sponsored by Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST) and School of Literature, Communication, and Culture (LCC)

"The Woman Prosthetiszed: Speech, Hearing, Thinking"

A presentation about Olga Skoroxodova, the Soviet version of Helen Keller, that provides departure for work about Soviet, women, technology, and trauma.


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Skiles Building, Room 358

Sponsored by School of Literature, Communication, and Culture

"A Centripetal Femininity: Women, Movement, Technology, and Stalin in Dziga Vertov's Lullaby"
(Film screening of Vertov's Lullaby and discussion of the film)

In 1936, banished from the official life of the film establishment in the Stalinist USSR, the genius of avant-garde filmmaking Dziga Vertov is busy manipulating a perfectly collaborationist Stalinist film. The result is quite amazing, the film Lullaby that was never finished and never shown on the big screen. It’s theme is the celebration of the sexual equality between Soviet men and women as proclaimed by Stalin’s 1936 constitution. It’s main leimotif is the irresistible attraction of the Soviet woman to the center of the Empire: Stalin on the Red Square in Moscow. Driven by this symbolic attraction, thousands of women (represented in documentary film fragments) are walking and mountain-climbing, driving cars, tractors, and harvesters, biking, rowing, flying airplanes and diving parachutes in one centripetal movement of the collective body of the empire towards its center. The film is an amazing example of what Deleuze (who never saw the film) described in his Cinema-1 as movement-image, a prerequisite of cinematic fascism. Vertov is by the same token succumbing to the call of the fascistic movement-image – and resisting it.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Wesley New Media Center, Skiles Building, Room 10

Sponsored by School of Literature, Communication, and Culture

"On Love, Language, and Electricity in the City of Revolution (Walter Benjamin in Moscow, 1926-27)"


BIOGRAPHY:

Irina Sandomirskaja, professor of cultural studies at the Baltic and East European Graduate School of the University College of South Stockholm (Södertörns högskola), Sweden, holds a doctoral degree in theoretical linguistics from the Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, (Semantika emotivnykh glagolov so znacheniem povedeniia, 1991). During her postdoctoral research she was engaged in the project Language and Collective Cultural Identity, as well as a project in feminist theory which resulted in the only issue of IDIOMA, a Russian-American feminist publication in cultural critique (1991, New York). In co-authorship with Natalia Kozlova, she has worked on a project of anthropological reconstruction and linguo-critical interpretation of documents of “naïve writing” (Ia tak khochu nazvat’ kino. “Naivnoe pis’mo”: opyt lingvo-sotsiologicheskogo chteniia, Moscow 1996). In 2001, she published a study of the deconstruction and archeology of Russian and Soviet patriotic speech practices (Kniga o Rodine: Opyt analiza diskursivnykh praktik). Current projects: De patientia: Language, Violence, and Strategies of Subjectivity (a collection of essays in language, power and writing); A Story of O, or Between Technique and Catastrophe. Soviet deaf-blind education and related theories of language and consciousness.




ADVANCE LUNCH/DISCUSSION

"Writing for Publication: Gaining & Sustaining Productivity"

Tuesday, 25 October 2005
12 noon - 1:30 pm

Place: Success Center, Presidential Suites C & D

Lunch served


September 2005Welcome !- Reception/Wed-Sept 14

Welcome back to all for the Fall semester - and greeting of welcome to our
new IAC women faculty:

Laura Bier (HTS)
Jennifer Clark (PUBPOLICY)
Kelly Comfort (MODLANGS)
Alexandra Mazalek (LCC)

All are invited to a Reception on Wed, Sept. 14, 3-5 pm - Crescent Room, Student Commons

Sponsored by Center for Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST)
NSF ADVANCE Program of GT
Women's Resource Center

Welcoming and greeting: Women faculty, women
staff/administrators, student leaders, and Students and Mentors of the WST Learning Community


Please join us at the Reception !


April 2005Writing a NSF CAREER Proposal Workshop

The Office of Sponsored Programs is hosting “Writing a NSF CAREER Proposal" workshop. The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards for new faculty members. The CAREER program recognizes and supports the early career- development activities of those teacher-scholars who are most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.

CAREER proposals differ from traditional NSF proposals – the scope and flavor are different – as well as the funding priorities. Come and join us for a discussion on Writing a NSF CAREER Proposal as current awardees and panel reviewers share their thoughts and expertise on these proposals.

This event will be held on Thursday, May 26th from 9:30AM – 11AM in the Van Leer Bldg., Room 218.

Please contact Nadia Zitman to register via phone 404-894-6944 or via email nadia.zitman@osp.gatech.edu


March 2005Women in Higher Education Administration

Sponsored by Georgia Tech ADVANCE and the Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST)

Please join us for lunch at 1pm on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 in the Piedmont Room of the Wenn Commons, Student Center

Speaker: Dr. Lisa Rossbacher, President of Southern Polytechnic State University

Respondent: Dr. Carol Carmichael, Georgia Tech

RSVPs by April 8 to Angela Shartar at angela.shartar@oars.gatech.edu, please put April 12 lunch in subject line

Information about Dr. Rossbacher and Dr. Carmichael:

In 1998, Dr. Rossbacher became the second president of Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, GA, and Georgia's first female president of a public engineering school. She previously held the Russell I. Thompson Chair of the Dean of the College at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Her other former positions include serving as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Whittier College (1993-95) and as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (1987-93). Dr. Rossbacher's research involves processes that operate on the surfaces of planets, particularly the role of water and ice in the history of the planet Mars. She is the author of four books.

Dr. Carol Carmichael is the director of the Institute for Sustainable Technology and Development, where she serves as the Georgia Tech advocate for sustainability in research, education and outreach programs. She is also the director and senior research scientist for an interdisciplinary research program in environmentally conscious design and manufacturing. She received her doctorate in higher education from the University of Georgia.


Georgia Tech NSF ADVANCE Conference

March 31 and April 1, 2005

The fourth Annual Georgia Tech NSF ADVANCE Conference will focus on how the results of the Promotion Tenure Advance Committee have been implemented in the promotion and tenure process at Georgia Tech. The conference will be held in Technology Square at the Global Learning Center on March 31 and April 1, 2005. The work of the ADVANCE professors will be highlighted along with the ADEPT tool developed for the enhancement of the promotion and tenure process. Dr. Mary Frank Fox will present research findings from her study of faculty at Georgia Tech and at eight other universities. Two different workshop sessions have been developed to address the needs of junior and senior level faculty. A computer cluster will be able for participants to use the ADEPT instrument, which has become a requirement for all members of promotion and tenure committees. The reception planned for March 31 will be a time for faculty to interact with each other and Georgia Tech administrators.

You can register for the conference at:
http://www.pe.gatech.edu/conted/servlet/CEHome KEYWORD: NSF ADVANCE


Women and Science in Film

Join us at the "Women and Science in Film" series, March 2, 3, 4 and 8 sponsored by WST, School of Literature, Communications and Culture, School of Physics and Women's Awareness Month:

Note: On March 8, the screening will be introduced by Dean Sue Rosser, and followed by catered reception. RSVP for the reception to angela.shartar@oars.gatech.edu

1. Wednesday March 2, 7-9 pm: M. Le Roi, Madame Curie (1943)
Introduction by Angela Dalle Vacche and Elisa Riedo. Based on the book by Eve Curie
Cast: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon. Henry Travers, Robert Walker, Albert Basserman, Dame May Whitty, C. Aubrey Smith.
Hollywood biopic on the discovery of Radium Location: Room 236, Global Learning and Conference Center, 84, 5th Street

2. Thursday March 3, 7-9 pm : S. Goldbacher The Governess, (1998)
Introduction by Elisa Riedo
Cast: M. Driver, T. Wilkinson.
Based on a fictional diary written by S. Goldbacher herself, the film deals with the life of Rosina Da Silva, a Sephardic Jew, involved in the scientific development of photography.
Location: Room 236, Global Learning and Conference Center, 84, 5th Street

3. Friday March 4, 7-9 pm. : L. H. Leeson Conceiving Ada, (1997)
Introduction by Elisa Riedo
Cast: T.Swinton, F. Faridany, T. Leary, J. Perry Barlow.
A female researcher in A.I. communicates with the world of Ada Lovelance who was the daughter of Lord Byron, and inventor of the first computer language.
Location: Room 236, Global Learning and Conference Center, 84, 5th Street

4. Tuesday March 8, 5-7 pm.: Jewels in a Test Tube, (1995)
Introduction by Dean Sue Rosser, Ivan Allen College.
Screening in 236 followed by catered reception in Atrium. RSVP for reception to angela.shartar@oars.gatech.edu. This NSF documentary explores the life and work of African- American biochemist Lynda Jordon. It also discusses the difficulties women encounter when they try to break into the male-dominated areas of science.
Location: Room 236, Global Learning and Conference Center, 84, 5th Street

Again, RSVP to angela.shartar@oars.gatech.edu for this movie and reception!


February 2005Ending the Energy Stalemate: Facts and Figures behind the Recent Energy Commission’s Recommendations

THE STRATEGIC ENERGY INITIATIVE AND THE POLICY RESEARCH INITIATIVE PRESENT

Dr. Marilyn Brown
Director, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Program
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Tuesday, March 1, 2005
4:00pm
Room 201, Management Building, Tech Square

Dr. Marilyn A. Brown is the Director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Energy Efficiency, Reliability, and Security Program ­­ a $13 million/year program of applied R&D committed to accelerating the development and deployment of sustainable and reliable energy technologies. Dr. Brown is an internationally recognized expert on issues surrounding the commercialization of new energy and environmental technologies and the evaluation of government programs and policies. Prior to coming to Oak Ridge, she was a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has authored more than 140 publications and has been an expert witness in hearings before Committees of both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. Dr. Brown serves on the boards of directors of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the Alliance to Save Energy, and on the editorial boards of several journals. She is also a member of the National Commission on Energy Policy.


Cross-College Networking Lunch Series

The GT ADVANCE program is now sponsoring a cross-college networking lunch series to provide the opportunities for women faculty to get to know each other, to exchange ideas, and to build connections across schools and Colleges. Short, informal presentations will be scheduled to address issues of common interests and to stimulate discussions.

The first lunch will take place on Wednesday, March 2. Mary Hunt and Jane Ammons have kindly agreed to be the inaugural speakers. Mary Hunt will discuss the Georgia Tech "Active Service / Modified Duty" policy -- particularly useful if you need to modify your daily responsibilities for
reasons such as childbirth or parental care. Jane Ammons will talk about her first seven months as an Associate Dean in the College of Engineering.

Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Wednesday, March 2
Place: Room 319, Student Center

Lunch is free. Please RSVP
angela.shartar@oars.gatech.edu by Friday, February 25


Glory Enough

Center for the Study of Women, Science, & Technology (WST) Play
Sunday, February 13
Performances at 1 pm and 3 pm

Sidney Perkowitz's "Glory Enough," presenting a dramatization of the life of Rosalind Franklin

Planetarium, Math Science Center, Emory University, 400 Dowman Drive

WST/Emory Luncheon Panel on Rosalind Franklin and “Glory Enough” – Monday, February 14, 2005, 12:00noon

Emory University, Cox Hall.Open to all

Call Emory Arts Box Office at 404-727-5050 to reserve a space for the free play (above) and/or lunch/panel.


January 2005When N = 1-2: Justice, Privacy and Women of Color in Science and Engineering

Center for the Study of Women, Science, & Technology (WST) partnering with NSF to support the advancement of women through the Georgia Tech NSF ADVANCE Program

Presents:

A Talk by WST Distinguished Lecturer

Angela Ginorio
Women's Studies
University of Washington

"When N = 1-2: Justice, Privacy and Women of Color in Science and Engineering"

Tuesday, 25 January 2005
4:00 p.m.

Technology Square Research Building*
Auditorium: Room 118

Refreshments served

RSVP: 404-385-2979


Abstract:

As Donna Nelson's quantitative data set of the population for the top fifty science departments in thirteen scientific or engineering disciplines has demonstrated once more, women of color in academic science are a very small population. This lecture will present some of Nelson's data and its implications for women of color scientists and engineers, and will addresses the issue of research with small populations. Research in small populations creates a dilemma when issues of privacy are at stake for the individuals involved but issues of rights and justice are at stake not only for individuals but also for groups with which those individuals identify. This dilemma is one that is also present in interventions for improvement.

Biography:

Angela B. Ginorio is associate professor in Women Studies, and adjunct associate professor in the Departments of Psychology and American Ethnic Studies at the University of Washington-Seattle. She developed and directs the Rural Girls in Science Program. Her scholarship focuses on feminist science studies, access in education for Latino/as and first-generation college students, and violence against women. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association.

For further information, please contact Mary Frank Fox, WST Co-director, mary.fox@pubpolicy.gatech.edu, 404- 894-1818

* Technology Square Research Building is at the corner of 5th Street and Williams Street. It is across the street from the GT Hotel and Conference Center in the GT Technology Square.


October 2004IAC-ADVANCE lunch and discussion

Day: Tuesday/November 9
Time: 12 noon
Place: Success Center (room TBA)

Discussion Topic: Managing/Balancing: Time, Research, Students, and beyond (part I). (We can continue Part II in a following lunch discussion)

Lunches will be ordered and served.

RSVP by Friday/November 5 to: Karyn Lu
Email: gtg633s@mail.gatech.edu


September 2004Promotion and Tenure Tools at Georgia Tech

PTAC Report and Awareness of Decision-Making in Evaluating Promotion and Tenure

Wednesday, October 6
4:00 pm
Skiles 357

(ADEPT computer instrument, see www.adept.gatech.edu):
David McDowell (ME)
Mary Lynn Realff (PTFE)
Mary Frank Fox (PUBP)
Carol Colatrella (LCC)

This workshop is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women, Science and Technology (WST) partnering with NSF to support the advancement of women through the GT NSF ADVANCE Program.


Career Planning for Tenure-Track Faculty

Thursday, October 28
4:00 pm
MRDC 2407

Barbara Boyan (Biomed)
Ron Rousseau (ChemEng)
Jeannette Yen (Biology)

This workshop is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women, Science and Technology (WST) partnering with NSF to support the advancement of women through the GT NSF ADVANCE Program.


May 2004Workshop: How to Advance in Academia

Who would attend: Women Faculty at Georgia Tech from all of the colleges

Time: June 15, 3pm-5pm
Location: Petit Building Room 1103
Duration: 2 hours

Topics:

Effective use of staff (support staff, students, post docs, technicians)
Managing your day
Priorities necessary for success
Networking - working the crowd, good citizen behavior
Mentors - off campus mentor needed for research career
Service - on national committees, on "good" committees
Behaviors that you need to be a successful researcher
Training - leadership, etc.

Speakers: From GT and off campus

RSVP to: Mary Lynn Realff

The workshop is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women, Science and Technology (WST) partnering with NSF to support the advancement of women through the GT NSF ADVANCE Program.


March 2004Politics in the New Century

Featured March Events:

A Celebration of Food and Culture with Atlanta's Refugee Community
Sunday, March 7, 1 - 5 p.m.

Livingston Lecture: Ellen Goodman
Monday, March 8, 8 p.m.

Hear & Now - Women in Position: Politics in the New Century
Wednesday, March 31, 7:30 p.m.

For information on these and all events, please call 404.814.4000.


American Association of University Women Educational Foundation Symposium

November 12-14, 2004

The American Association of University Women Educational Foundation will hold its third biennial international symposium, International Perspectives: Women Leading Change in Public Health and Technology.  The symposium will explore new definitions of technology and its relationship to public health.

International Symposium informational page is at http://www.aauw.org/ef/symposium.cfm and call for proposals is at http://www.aauw.org/ef/callforproposals.cfm.

Further information by email: swoopest@aauw.org or intsymp@aawu.org.


Ivan Allen College (IAC) GRANTS WORKSHOP

Presented by:
Ivan Allen College and IAC - NSF ADVANCE

April 2, 2004
11:00am - 3:00pm
Wardlaw Center, Gordy Room (http://www.wardlaw.gatech.edu/)

Featuring representatives from:

Granting Organizations
Successful IAC grant writers
Office of Sponsored Programs (http://www.osp.gatech.edu/)

Buffet lunch and refreshments provided

RSVP by March 26th to Karyn Lu
Email: gtg633s@mail.gatech.edu


Georgia Tech NSF ADVANCE National Conference

April 19 - 21, 2004
Georgia Tech

April 19
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Welcoming Reception Hosted by Dr. Jean Lou Chameau, Provost, Georgia Institute of Technology

April 20
10:00 am – 11:30 a.m.
Alice Hogan, ADVANCE Program Director, National Science Foundation
Keynote Speaker: Dr. G. Wayne Clough, President, Georgia Institute of Technology

1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Parallel Sessions with presentations by NSF ADVANCE Awardees

April 21
8:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Special presentation

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Parallel Sessions with presentations by NSF ADVANCE Awardees

12:00 – 2:00 pm Wrap-up Lunch

Session Topics include:
• ADVANCE Research
• Promotion and Tenure
• Faculty Development
• Family/Work Policies
• Mentoring
• Recruitment/Retention of Women Faculty
• Networking

Why You Should Attend:
• Expand faculty and administrator networks initiated at past conferences
• Learn successful strategies from others to share with your home units
• Contribute to the process of institutional transformation
• Come celebrate our success!

This conference will be held at the The Global Learning & Conference Center (GLCC), which is located in Technology Square at 84 Fifth Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia. The GLCC is the new home for Professional Education activity at Georgia Tech. Visit the Global Learning Center at www.glcc.gatech.edu.

Register early! On-Line: www.pe.gatech.edu Registration fees for Georgia Tech faculty are sponsored by the Office of the Provost. To complete registration click "Register Now, Pay Later."

Questions? Call Distance Learning and Professional Education 404-385-3500.


February 2004In A Nutshell, Science and Technology Must Be For The Welfare of the People: African Women Scientists and the Production of Knowledge

Josephine Beoku-Betts
Women's Studies and Sociology
Florida Atlantic University

Wednesday, February 24th, 2004
Success Center, Presidents Suites C & D
4:00pm-5:30 pm

Refreshments served; all welcome

ABSTRACT: This talk explores and analyzes how African women in academic scientific careers locate themselves in relation to science and its practice. It is based on a qualitative study of 15 doctoral level women scientists in research and academic institutions in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. It focuses on the recurrent themes that appear to influence the shared views of women in the study. These are (1) factors influencing the decision to go into science and choice of research area (e.g., role of parents, teachers, ability, and self motivation), (2) defining and articulating scientific practice to reflect a broader agenda for social transformation in African societies (e.g., academic research, importance of local knowledge systems, and community related interests).

Josephine Beoku-Betts is an Associate Professor of Women's Studies and Sociology at Florida Atlantic University. She is Co-editor of Women and Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Power, opportunities and Constraints (editors, M. Bloch, J. Beoku-Betts, and R. Tabachnick, Lynn Reinner, 1998). Her current research focuses on the educational and employment experiences and perspectives of African and Caribbean women academic scientists. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Women's Studies, with emphasis on international, multicultural, and science and technology issues. She is a former editor for Africa and the Caribbean regions for the journal Women's Studies International Forum, and current co-Book Review Editor for Gender & Society.

Sponsored by Center for Study of Women, Science, & Technology (WST)


January 2004Georgia Association for Women in Higher Education (GWHE) Conference

"Developing, Supporting, and Advancing Women in Higher Education."

Feb. 25-27, 2004
Callaway Gardens


November 2003Dimensions of Publication Productivity

Continuing a terrific discussion on dimensions of publication productivity and Advancement.

Wednesday, 14 January, 12 noon
President's Suites C & D
Student Success Center

Topics include:
-types of publications
-research, collaboration, and publication
-research grants and publication
-maintaining an active research program
-transitions in research programs

RSVP to Erin Schwartz
Email: gtg164e@mail.gatech.edu

Box lunches served


October 2003Dimensions of Publication Productivity

Please join our upcoming IAC - Advance lunch and discussion on Dimensions of Publication Productivity.

Tuesday, November 4, 12 noon
Student Success Center
Presidential Suites C & D

RSVP by Oct. 31 to Erin Schwartz 
Email: gtg164e@mail.gatech.edu


Mary Lou Frank, President of the Georgia Association for Women in Higher Education

"Planning for Career Advancement - How Much is Needed?"

Monday, November 3
Time:  3:30 -5:00 pm
Success Center, PRESS A

Mary Lou Bryant Frank, Ph.D. works closely with women's organizations across the state, recently being the co-recipient of a grant to study women university presidents. Dr. Frank serves as the President of Georgia Association for Women in Higher Education (GAWHE) and as the Dean of Undergraduate and University Studies at Kennesaw State University. GAWHE is a professional organization dedicated to developing, supporting and advancing women in higher education.

Dr. Frank received degrees in Speech Communication (B.A.), Counseling (M.Ed.), Psychology (M.S.), and Psychology (Ph.D.) from Colorado State University (American Psychological Association approved doctoral psychology program). She completed her doctoral internship at the University of Delaware (American Psychological Association approved internship). She is licensed as a psychologist and has received the Distinguished Provider Award in Counseling. She has been named in Who's Who of America, Who's Who of America's Teachers, Who's Who of Medicine and Health Care, and Who's Who of American Women. She has been a consultant and speaker at national and international conferences on topics of first year of college programming, assessment of higher education, eating disorder treatment, women's health, women's advancement and empowerment, gerontology, and academic leadership. Dr. Frank has published most recently in the Buros Mental Measurements Yearbook. She has also contributed book chapters to the Introduction to Group Counseling (1st and 2nd editions) and Counseling and Psychotherapy (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th editions). At Arizona State University, she headed the Eating Disorders treatment program and team, co-coordinated the master's and doctoral practicum training programs, and concurrently held faculty status and taught in the graduate program in counseling. She was associate professor and assistant academic dean at the University of Virginia at Wise. Dr. Frank next served as department head of Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, Gerontology, and the graduate program in Community Counseling at North Georgia College & State University.

RSVP by October 29 to: angela.sharter@oars.gatech.edu
The format is such that you can join all or part of the presentation/discussion.

Hosted by NSF ADVANCE and WST


September 2003Donna Dean of NIH

On September 15, Dr. Donna Dean, who currently serves as Deputy Director of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at National Institutes of Health (NIH), will meet with tenure-track women faculty at Tech interested in learning more about NIH and funding.  Having served at NIH for many years in diverse capacities, including Interim Deputy Director of NIH, she has considerable knowledge about negotiating the Institutes and funding.

Although some may be attending the workshop that Dr. Dean will be presenting on the 16th, the ADVANCE team would like to invite you to a special session with her on Monday, September 15 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM in the President's Conference Room.  RSVP to Angela Shartar to confirm your attendance for this discussion.

In addition, IAC faculty are invited to another discussion with Dr. Dean, on Mon/Sept. 15, 3-4:30 pm, Skiles Bldg, Rm. 2.


April 2003Conversations About Elder Care Series

Tuesday, April 8, 2003, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Clary Theater in the Success Center

The College of Engineering Dean's Office and the Work/Life* Initiative are pleased to announce the first in a series of talks about elder care issues. The 1997 National Study of the Changing Workforce published by the Families and Work Institute revealed that, "one out of four wage and salaried workers in the U.S. labor force had elder care responsibilities during the past year. As the U.S. population continues to age, growing elder care responsibilities promise to have an even greater impact on the workforce."

Elder care is a growing concern for many of us, and in an effort to better understand the context, costs, and resources for elder care, please join us.

Dr. Frank Whittington, Director, and Mary McKinnon, M.N., Assistant Director, of the Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University will discuss the current state of elder caregiving in the U.S.  The Gerontology Institute is an organization of Georgia State University administration, faculty, students, and alumni engaged in the study of aging and charged with the responsibility of developing and coordinating research, instruction, and service in gerontology throughout the university.  The talk and discussion will highlight

 * The social and demographic context within which caregiving occurs
 * The caregiving experience: burdens, costs and benefits
 * Positive steps that caregivers can take to minimize feelings of burden
* The physical and emotional costs of performing this role over an extended period of time
* Information about specific community services and resources for caregivers, to assist and support them economically and emotionally

For questions/comments, please contact Monique Tavares, Project Director, at 404.385.2351 or monique.tavares@coe.gatech.edu.

*Work/Life:  The ability of employers and employees to be more productive by effectively navigating the ever-changing nature of work, family, and community life.


Eugenia Vedernikova, Gender in Science

Tuesday, April 29, 1:00 pm
303 DM Smith Bldg

Eugenia Verdernikova, doctoral student in sociology and political science at European University of St. Petersburg, and Research Fellow with WST this semester, invites you to a seminar-discussion: Gender in Science: Theoretical Perspectives on the Large and Small Scales. With refreshments.


March 2003Work Family Initiatives at Georgia Tech

Please join  presentation and lunch/discussion
Monday, March 31, 11:30-1:00
Student Success Center, Presidents Suites C&D
Boxed lunch provided
Hosted by NSF ADVANCE

Mary Hallisey Hunt, Director, Georgia Tech NSF ADVANCE Program
Tabitha Barnette Director, Faculty Support Services

One of the aims of the ADVANCE program is to strengthen and expand the scope and impact of family-friendly policies here at Georgia Tech.  Efforts to modify existing policies and facilities are ongoing.

Attend this lunch discussion to learn more about

> the Active Service-Modified Duties Process
> the R. Kirk Landon Learning Center
> the Georgia Tech Campus Nursing Moms Program
> Summer Day Camps at or near Georgia Tech.


The Next 50 Years of Women at Tech

A discussion with President Wayne Clough
Friday, March 28, 2003
2:00 p.m. Reception
2:30 p.m. Panel and Discussion
Alumni Faculty House, Ballroom

Sponsored by WST in collaboration with the Alumni Association, Women's Resource Center, and the 50th Year Anniversary Committee.

Panel includes Faculty/alumni Gary May (ECE) and Mary Lynn Realff (TFE) and Students Sarah Walker (CE), Tiffany Massey (ISYE), and Oanh Lu (BIOL)

What future do you imagine for women in science and engineering? What role can Georgia Tech play in that future? The increasing reliance in our age on science and technology provides Georgia Tech significant opportunities to improve prospects for women students and faculty in these fields.  President Clough will lead the discussion about the next 50 years of women, and a small panel of students, faculty members, and alumni will offer brief statements on these issues.  All students, faculty, and alumni are invited to join in this discussion about the future for women in science, mathematics, engineering, management of technology, and other technical fields on campus and beyond.


"Planning for Career Advancement - How much is needed?"

Please join  presentation and lunch/discussion
Wednesday, March 26
Presentation:  10:30 a.m. - 12 noon
Lunch and discussion:  12 noon - 1 pm
Success Center, President's Suite B
Box lunches provided
Hosted by NSF ADVANCE

Mary Lou Bryant Frank
President of the Georgia Association for Women in Higher Education
Dean of Undergraduate and University Studies Kennesaw State University

Mary Lou Bryant Frank, Ph.D. works closely with women's organizations across the state, recently being the co-recipient of a grant to study women university presidents. Dr. Frank serves as the President of Georgia Association for Women in Higher Education (GAWHE) and as the Dean of Undergraduate and University Studies at Kennesaw State University.  GAWHE is a professional organization dedicated to developing, supporting and advancing women in higher education.


"What Makes a Proposal Fundable?"

Please join  presentation and lunch/discussion
Monday, March 10, 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Success Center, President's Suites A & B
Box lunch provided
Hosted by NSF ADVANCE

Julie Chen
NSF Program Officer for Materials Processing & Manufacturing

Julie Chen is the Program Director for Materials Processing & Manufacturing within Design Manufacture and Industrial Innovation in the Directorate for Engineering at the National Science Foundation.  Dr. Chen will speak to the female faculty about NSF and what makes a proposal fundable.

Dr. Chen is at NSF on loan from University of Massachusetts at Lowell where she is an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering and a Co-Director of the Advance Composites Material and Textile Research Laboratory.  Dr. Chen received her BS, MS and PhD degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).


February 2003Meanings of "Academic Culture" and Implications for Gender, Race and Ethnic Diversity

Please join  presentation and lunch/discussion
Tuesday, 18 February, 12 noon - 1:15 pm
Success Center, Presidential Suites C & D
Box lunch provided
Hosted by Ivan Allen College/NSF ADVANCE

We share and articulate needs toward the Advancement of Georgia Tech Faculty --  with a view toward gender diversity, and racial/ethnic diversity as well -- following topics of the ADVANCE mini-conference:

        --negotiating the tenure and promotion process
        --post-tenure career development
        --faculty mentoring
        --work and family
        --faculty community development and collaboration
        --infrastructure and resources

also see: 
http://www.advance.gatech.edu/proceedings.html


January 2003Panel on Academic Transitions

NSF ADVANCE and Ivan Allen College
Thursday, 9 January 2003, 4:00 pm
Student Success Center President's Suites C & D

Introductions

Sue Rosser, Dean
Ivan Allen College
Mary Frank Fox, NSF ADVANCE Professor of Sociology
School of History, Technology and Society


Topics and panelists

Doctoral student to faculty:  
Eleanor Alexander
School of History, Technology and Society
Michelle Dion
Sam Nun School of International Affairs

Junior to senior faculty:  
Usha Nair
School of Economics

Senior Faculty, continuing transitions
(including between institutions):
Cheryl Leggon
School of Public Policy
Janet Murray
School of Literature, Communications and Culture

Faculty to administration:
Susan Cozzens
School of Public Policy


November 2002Faculty Advancement

Please join presentation and lunch/discussion
Wednesday, 6 November, 12 noon - 1:15 pm
Success Center, Presidential Suite C
Box lunch provided
Hosted by Ivan Allen College/NSF ADVANCE

We will share and articulate needs toward the Advancement of Georgia Tech Faculty -- with a view toward gender diversity, and racial/ethnic diversity as well We will be following topics of the ADVANCE mini conference:

--negotiating the tenure and promotion process
--post-tenure career development
--faculty mentoring
--work and family
--faculty community development and collaboration
--infrastructure and resources

also see:
http://www.advance.gatech.edu/proceedings.html


October 2002First IAC ADVANCE lunch of the year

Thursday, 17 October, 12 noon - 1:15 pm
Success Center, President's Suite C
Box lunch provided
Hosted by Ivan Allen College/NSF ADVANCE

We will share and articulate needs toward the Advancement of Georgia Tech Faculty -- and talk about focusing our luncheon discussions on the topics/areas of the ADVANCE mini-conference, with a view toward gender diversity, and racial/ethnic diversity as well -- the topics:

--negotiating the tenure and promotion process
--post-tenure career development
--faculty mentoring
--work and family
--faculty community development and collaboration
--infrastructure and resources

also see:
http://www.advance.gatech.edu/proceedings.html

Please think about these areas, and which of the topics with which we may want to begin (we can cover the whole range, over time). Consider also if two (or more) people can volunteer to open and help facilitate on a topic for our luncheons ahead.


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