NSF Webinar: “Tips That Work!: Advice from Award-Winning STEM Mentors.”

March 7, 2018 2:00 PM
March 7, 2018 3:00 PM
Alexandria, VA 22314

The moderated webinar, “Tips That Work!: Advice from Award-Winning STEM Mentors,”  will be held Wednesday, March 7 at 2 pm. Hosted by the National Science Foundation, it features 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. 
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Webinar Highlights:

·         Dr. Julie Johnson, program director at the National Science Foundation, will moderate the panel, which will feature opening remarks from Dr. Jermelina Tupas, acting division director in NSF’s Education and Human Resources Directorate, who will set the stage for the discussion.


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, worked in Dr. Gilbert’s user experience lab at UF for nearly three years as a doctoral student of human-centered computing and currently works as a user-experience researcher and designer at Intel,  , one of the world’s largest manufacturers of microprocessors.

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

·         Cheyenne Nelson, a recent UC, Berkeley physics graduate and current research associate at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab on the UC 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.