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Women In Science & Engineering Conference (WISE)

Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 9:30am - 3:00pm
Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Schapiro Center (CEPSR), Davis Auditorium

The WISE Conference is designed to educate and inspire women from all backgrounds to prepare for and pursue graduate degrees and careers in science and engineering fields. Conference attendees will learn about the challenges, opportunities, and the rewards of being a woman engineer or scientist. Join us for a day of programming to celebrate and promote women in science and engineering!

Free registration will include:

  • Complimentary continental breakfast & lunch
  • Current Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science Faculty Speakers including:

    Kathleen R. McKeown, Ph.D., (Keynote Speaker)
    Henry and Gertrude Rothschild Professor of Computer Science & recently appointed Director of the Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering

    Tiffany A. Shaw, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics

    Christine P. Fleming, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Graduate Student Panel including current Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science speakers
  • Opportunities to meet faculty and graduate student speakers after their panels
  • Presentation by our Associate Dean for Graduate Student Affairs, Dr. Tiffany Simon, offering advice on the graduate application process and funding opportunities

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For more information about WISE activities and initiatives, please contact Clarissa C. Pena: (212) 854-6442 ccp2133@columbia.edu

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