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Gendered Innovations in Science and Engineering II, conference

March 13, 2008 - 10:00am
David Packard Building, Room 101, 350 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305.

Free and open to all. Middle and High School students, teachers and parents welcome. Stanford classes welcome.

The Clayman Institute's second conference on the impact of gender on innovation in science and engineering. Thursday March 13, 2008 10:00 am: Welcome: Fixing the Knowledge (Londa Schiebinger, Professor of History of Science and Director, Clayman Institute) 10:30am -12:30pm: Women in Gaming and Virtual Worlds (Moderator: Terry Winograd, Professor of Computer Science, Stanford) Confirmed panelists: Sheri Graner Ray, Executive Director, Women in Gaming International; Vladlen Koltun, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Stanford; and Nick Yee, Palo Alto Research Center. 12:30pm – 1:30pm: lunch break 1:30pm - 3:30pm: Gendered Innovation in Engineering (Moderator: Sheri Sheppard, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford) Confirmed panelists: Michelle Zawadzki, Senior Director of Knee Development, Zimmer Inc ; and Deborah Kilgore, Research Scientist, University of Washington. 3:30pm - 4:00pm: break 4:00pm - 5:30pm: Women's Role in the Future of Science (Moderator: Professor Londa Schiebinger) Confirmed panelists: Jim Batterson, Executive Director, Women's Health Initiative, Stanford; Cynthia Friend, Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University; Nancy Hopkins, Professor of Bology, MIT; and Sue Rosser, Dean, Ivan Allen College, Georgia Institute of Technology. 5:30pm Closing remarks (Professor Londa Schiebinger) Conference continues on Friday March 14. The first 20 people at each session will get a free conference T-shirt! For more information, including biographies of our speakers, visit our conference page at http://gender.stanford.edu. Join our group page on Facebook too.

Event Sponsor: 
Clayman Institute for Gender Research
Contact Email: 
mcale@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
723-1994