November 2 Nov 2
8:00 AM - 2:15 PM
Saturday Sat

Women in Medicine & Science 2019

Breaking Barriers

Join us for a day of inspiration, education, and celebration of the remarkable achievements of Stanford women in medicine and the biosciences. Hear from experts in their fields as they share personal stories of breaking barriers in their fields and their personal journeys to becoming creative industry innovators, groundbreaking researches and scientists. There will be ample time to network with these accomplished women and other attendees who will share their perspectives on the many career paths in the world of science and medicine. A truly unique and inspiring day for women at any point in your career and life, don't miss it!  

Attendance is limited to Stanford alumni and students.  

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Women in Medicine & Science 2019
Breaking Barriers - Preliminary Agenda (Subject to change)

8:00 – 8:45 Registration and continental breakfast – Gold Room
8:45 – 9:00 Welcome (Arturo Molina, Grace Chang)
9:00 – 9:45 Morning Keynote Presentation (Provost Persis Drell)
9:45 – 10:30 Academic Leadership Panel (Mary Leonard, Leslee Subak, Suzanne Pfeffer)
10:30 – 10:45 Break & Networking
10:45 – 11:15  Constructive Discomfort: Breaking Barriers to Inclusion (Dereca Blackmon)
11:15 – 12:00 Building a Culture or Resilience (Kelly Johnson, Christy Sandborg, Julie Collier)
12:00 – 12:45 Silicon Valley Biosciences (Nina Kjellson)
12:45 – 1:00 Break
1:00 – Lunch
1:15 – Keynote Presentation (Phyllis Gardner)
2:00 – Closing Remarks (Melissa Sims)
2:15 – Program Ends