Inspiring Women Scientists 2013 Forum


The CUNY Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the CUNY Graduate School and University Center, and the Feminist Press presented Inspiring Women Scientists: Next Generation's Leaders, a half day forum featuring keynote speaker, panel, and breakout sessions.


8:30-9:00 am
REGISTRATION Light breakfast, tea/coffee, orange juice, bagels, danishes will be provided

9:00 am
WELCOME: Gillian Small , CUNY Vice Chancellor for Research,

9:15 am
INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKER Jennifer Baumgardner , Publisher/Executive Director of the Feminist Press

9:20 am
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ana Maria Cuervo , Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Q & A with Claudia Dreifus , The New York Times

10:00-11:15 am
PANEL: Women Science Leaders: Diverse Careers in STEM

Moderator: Gillian Small, Vice Chancellor for Research

Mary Corliss Pearl, Associate Dean & Chief Academic Officer, Macaulay Honors College, City University of New York

Judith Spitz , Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Verizon Business

Suzanne Mello Stark, Assistant Professor, Election Technology and Digital Forensics, University of Connecticut and Rhode Island Community College

Sihong Wang , Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, City College of New York

11:15 am:
Refreshments provided in rotunda

11:20-12:30 pm:

Technology: Sherida Jacob, Systems Engineer, Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC)

Academe: Mary Corliss Pearl 

Entrepreneurship: Bamini Javabulasingham, President, NYC chapter of Association of Women in Science (AWIS) and 
Sihong Wang

Early Pathways: Julia Tartaglia and Christina Tartaglia, co-founders of Scientista

12:30-1:00 pm:
WRAP UP Five minute summary from each break-out group.