Women in the STEM Fields Is Technology Neutral Culture not so Much-FR

Event Date(s):
May 09, 2014
Time(s):
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Category:
Fredericton
Location:
Fredericton

Event Details:

"All is well with women in science, engineering, and technology—or is it?" Please join us for panel presentations and discussion, co-sponsored by the Faculty of Engineering and UNB's Gender & Women's Studies Interdisciplinary Program, on Friday, May 9, in Head Hall, room C 11, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Panelists are: (1) Geoff Rayner-Canham, a professor of chemistry at Memorial University (Grenfell Campus) who teaches Women in Science and publishes on the work of forgotten women scientists; (2) professional engineer and UNB alumna Christine Plourde, president of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick who is involved in a national effort to increase the proportion of women in these professions; and (3) sociologist Dr. Lori Leach, a Strategic Initiatives Consultant with the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training, and Labour, Government of New Brunswick whose focus is gender and IT.

Co-moderators are Profs. Frank Collins and Wendy Robbins, UNB.

Open to the general public. Coffee and tea included.

Building: Head Hall

Room Number: C 11

Contact:

Wendy J. Robbins
1 506 449-2213
wjr@unb.ca