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Title:

  Where the Sidewalk Ends: Ten industry and academic women address what comes next after graduate school
Course Number: ENG 311
Date:   Winter Quarter 2009

Time:   TH 4:15-5:30 PM

Location:  
Thorten 110

 
Course details:  

Ten industry and academic women address what comes next after graduate school and the unique choices they have made in their careers and lives in ENG 311.  The course's Winter quarter theme will be "Where the Sidewalk Ends", and the focus will be on engineering, technology, and science backgrounds.

Speakers include:
* Edith Wilson, MS, EngD, medical device consultant and owner, Wilson Fleming Estate Wine
* Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College
* Arlene Blum, PhD, author, mountaineer & chemist at UC Berkeley

ENGR 311. Women's Perspective: Where the Sidewalk Ends Master’s and Ph.D. seminar series driven by student interests.  Possible topics: time management, career choices, health and family,  diversity, professional development, and personal values. Graduate students share experiences and examine scientific research in these areas. Guests speakers from academia and industry, student presentations with an emphasis on group discussion. May be repeated for credit. 1 unit, Win (Sheppard, S)

Additional information and/or registration:   Sponsored by the Mechanical Engineering Women's Group http://www.stanford.edu/group/mewomen

The seminar is open to the public and interested students.  It is also available as a 1-unit course for Stanford enrolled students.

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