Women and Leadership Symposium

hosted by Learning and Talent Development
Union South
@ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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The annual Women and Leadership Symposium brings together community members to discuss relevant topics that will educate and empower all leaders. You are invited to register if interested in women’s advancement. The registration fee is …

IDS Seminar: Chris Rider on “Equity Analytics”

Wisconsin School of Business, Grainger Hall, Room 2510
@ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
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Equity Analytics: A Framework for Identifying and Addressing Disparity-Generating Mechanisms This talk elaborates on the “Equity Challenge” of organizational leadership: how to achieve a widely valued objective (i.e., equity) that is rooted in individual notions …

Equity Issues around Disability and Aging

Institute for Diversity Science
Zoom Webinar
@ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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In this webinar, we will hear from Lauren Bishop about her research on aging adults with autism, Judy Goldberg Dey about diversity in caregiving needs and networks, and Gina Green-Harris about her work with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute and the importance …

A special panel discussion and screening of ‘Stranger at the Gate’

Featuring as panel speakers: Bibi Bahrami and Mac McKinney, as well as Masood Akhtar, president and founder of We are Many – United Against Hate.
Marquee Cinema, Union South
@ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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From executive producer Malala Yousafzai and director Joshua Seftel, ‘Stranger at the Gate’ tells one story of how an act of compassion can stop an act of hate. An Afghan refugee named Bibi Bahrami — …

IDS Seminar: Aziza Jones and Jacob Thebault-Spieker

Memorial Union, Room TBD
@ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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This seminar features two short talks followed by discussion. Jacob Thebault-Spieker, Assistant Professor, Information School, UW–Madison Aziza Jones, Assistant Professor, Marketing Department, UW–Madison

Chasing the Stars: Women Computers at Washburn Observatory

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Lecture Hall, 227 State Street Madison, WI, 53703
@ 2:00 pm
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Erika Blumenfeld’s Tracing Luminaries series takes inspiration from the “Harvard Computers,” a group of women in the late 1800s who were prevented from participating in traditional academia. Through their study and cataloging of thousands of …

Plenary: The Impact of Mentors and Sponsors for Women’s Advancement in the Workplace

@ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

The Women and Leadership program at UW‒Madison is hosting a virtual session, Mentorship for Women’s Advancement, on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 11 a.m.‒2:30 p.m. This session is designed for current and emerging women faculty, staff, and …

Upcoming IDS seminar

Union South
@ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Our November seminar will feature two short talks followed by discussion and light refreshments.... Erika Marín-Spiotta: Identifying Barriers to Retention in STEM: An Example from the Geosciences