Interesting speakers and other local events
Local Opportunities and Organizations
in Nature (Annual, local outdoorswoman workshop. If
you want to learn, this is a comfortable environment to get
started. If you have skills to share, ask about teaching a
SU ADVANCE. SU is a
recipient of a 5-yr, $3.4 million grant to improve recruitment,
retention, and advancement of STEM women faculty at SU (website).
They also tweet
announcements about their program, and developments at other
universities (MIT, Brown, and others).
Science and Engineering (lectures, mentor program at SU, but
ESF students welcome.)
the University Community (originally
the "SU Women's Club," a social organization for faculty wives,
expanded to include women grad
students, staff, faculty at ESF, SU, and UMU. This is a
great resource for young families new to the Syracuse area.)
Women Transcending Boundaries
(egalitarian exploration of spirituality).
Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship
(SU Whitman School
of Management Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship
Caucus (graduate student organization)
Women in Medicine
(Upstate Medical University faculty)
Higher Education Recruitment
Consortium (job assistance in Upstate New York for "trailing
Faculty for the Future
(fellowships for doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows
from developing economies.)
Fellowships (post-doctoral, dissertation and short-term
research publication grants)
Development Grants (to advance or change career or re-enter
Action Grants (1 and 2- year grants for innovative
non-degree research projects that promote education and
equity for women and girls),
International Fellowships (Master's/professional, doctoral
and postdoctoral work within the US for non-citizens)
Professions Fellowships (masters and professional awards for
study of masters or professional degrees in architecture,
computer/information sciences, engineering, and
mathematics/statistics. Doctoral students should apply
for American or International fellowships instead.
the Whistle and still have a career afterward (scientific
illegal interview questions
with Difficult People
Reduce stereotyping and unconscious bias in hiring
Host a Speaker
gender and negotiations to gendered negotiations
Attend professional meetings successfully
(great guide on
creating posters and giving presentations. The 'libary'
also has guides on writing papers and grants, other useful
tidbits for grad students)
a Family Friendly Department: Chairs and Deans Toolkit
gender equity in science classrooms--A guide for Faculty at Brown University
Re-envision the PhD: Promising Practices (cool initiatives at
other institutions, in industry, governmental, and NGOs to help create
better future faculty members)
Prepare for an academic career (job search tips, dual-career
Find work-life balance
(NYS employee site--get userid from your HR office)
More on Building Inclusive Classrooms
National Center for Curriculum Transformation Resources on Women
the Integration of Research Teaching and Learning Diversity
teaching practices in science, technology, engineering and math)
in Higher Education (online journal)
References Science and Engineering
(this site is no
Annotated bibliographies on "gender, unconscious bias &
stereotype threat," "research productivity," and "recruiting
dual-career academic couples" (produced by Columbia
University's ADVANCE program)
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)-Gender
and Diversity site--searchable database
AFT Report: Promoting Gender Diversity in the Faculty:
What Higher Education Unions Can Do
Women at Home in the Academy (feature story in AFT on
Campus, Sept/Oct 2011 issue)
and sports programs:
Nike Athlete Campaign
Let Me Play
Girls on the Run
For information about girls in science,
Visit the Take our
Kids to Work Day page.
Family size in academia
Women's History -- Celebrate some should-be-famous women!
International Museum of
Women -- global online exhibitions
Women's History Project
4000 years of Women
Women's History Quiz
1 (Fun Trivia)
History Quiz 2 (About.com)
Women's History Quiz
(Sunshine for Women)
History Quiz 4(Trivial Pursuit questions)
The Greatest Women in Science
Commentary on the Wage Gap
Mother Goose and Grimm
W, Nov 20.
Cheryl Strayed, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
(Knopf, 2012). 5:30 pm, Gifford Aud. Q&A 3:45-4:30.
Reading Series Raymond Carver Reading Series
W, Nov 20. Downtown YCMA, 5-8 pm.
W, Nov 20.
6333 Rt 298, E Syr.
T, Dec 3. Jenny Baker, Cornell
University/Dept of Chemical Engineering. Glycoengineered vesicle
vaccines against pathogenic bacteria.
Room 1-019 Center for Science &
Technology. SU Chemistry.
W, Dec 4. Jane
Springer, poet and author, 5:30 pm, Gifford Auditorium. Q&A 3:45-4:30.
Raymond Carver Reading Series
Sa Dec 7, 10 – 5, Sun, Dec 8, 11 – 5,
Craftsfair and Peace Festival,
Navigating your 21st Century Family:
The different faces of special needs-navigating the special education system at
Corrine Smith, PhD, Dr. George Starr MD, Glenda Criss,
7-8 pm, JCC,
Peaks is sponsored by the Dept of Environmental and Forest Biology; Lunchtime
Learning Seminars by the Office of Multicultural
Affairs; Nelson Series by SU Geology Department; CDS is the
seminar in hydrological and Biogeochemical processes.
Navigating Your 21st
Century Family by the JCC, SHDS, and Temple Concord