National Mentoring Month STEM Webinar

January 22, 2018 3:30 PM
January 22, 2018 4:30 PM
Alexandria, VA 22314

Save the Date to Join our NMM Webinar, “Tips That Work!: Advice from Award-Winning STEM Mentors” 

Register now to join our National Mentoring Month Webinar.

Our moderated webinar, “Tips That Work!: Advice from Award-Winning STEM Mentors”, will be hosted by the National Science Foundation and feature two PAESMEM recipients and their mentees. Panelists will discuss creating and maintaining successful mentor-mentee relationships, followed by audience participation during the question-and-answer period. Mark your calendars for an informative and exciting discussion about the success that mentoring achieves.  

Webinar Highlights:

·       Dr. William J. (Jim) Lewis, acting assistant director for NSF’s Education and Human Resources Directorate, will provide context for the discussion by providing opening remarks.

Confirmed Panelists:

·       Dr. Juan Gilbert is chair of the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Florida’s, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.

·       France Jackson has worked in Dr. Gilbert’s user experience lab at the University of Florida for nearly three years as a doctoral student of industrial engineering and is currently a fellow at INTEL, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of microprocessors.

·       Dr. Sheila Humphreys is an emerita director of diversity in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of California, Berkeley.

·       Cheyenne Nelson, a recent University of California, Berkeley physics graduate and current research associate at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab on the University of California, Berkeley campus, receives mentoring from Dr. Humphreys, as part of her work with Cal NERDS, California's chapter of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation. Cheyenne is currently applying to Ph.D. programs to pursue research in high energy theory.

·       Dr. Julie Johnson, program director, NSF, will serve a dual role: moderator and NSF representative to discuss NSF’s commitment to mentoring and resources that may help further STEM mentoring.  

Register online to take part in the webinar, Jan. 22 from 3:30-4:30 pm EST.