Women in STEM Conference
Mahalo nui loa to the speakers, panelists, and attendees that made the 2nd annual Women in STEM Conference a huge success! You can watch the event's livestream here.
We invite you to join the conversation for the 2nd annual Women in STEM Conference. This event is hosted by the TCBES Club, Office of Equal Opportunity, Women's Center, and LGBTQ+ Center.
Our theme this year is Educate to Empower: Uplifting All Women in STEM.
This all day event (8:00 AM - 4:30 PM) will be held on March 5, in the Campus Center Room 301. Join us for a combination of talks, panel discussions, training workshops, and connection building.
We welcome and encourage our UH Hilo students, faculty, and local community of all genders to participate and engage in this event.
Click this link to access our conference schedule!
Women in STEM 2020 Conference Schedule
March 5, 2020 | Campus Center, room 301
|Session Title||Session Type||Time||Total Minutes||Speaker / Panelists / Workshop Leaders|
|Welcome and Housekeeping Information||Opening Introduction||8:55-9:00||5||Clara Scheidle|
|Next Steps: Mentoring and Coaching with Advance Bridge Grant at UH Hilo and UH CCs"||Opening||9:00-9:10||10||Marina Karides, PI Advance Bridge Grant|
|Introduction of Keynote Speaker||Introduction||9:10-9:15||5||Marina Karides|
|"I am a minority in STEM, that is my superpower!"||Keynote Presentation
_Sponsored by the Advance Bridge Grant_
|9:15-10:15||60||Alexandra Colón-Rodriguez, UC Davis|
|"Grounding our work in the values of Aʻo, Makawalu, Moʻolelo, Sense of Place, and Advocacy"||Presentation||10:20-11:00||40||Tara O'Neill, UH Mānoa|
|Redefining STEM: Diversifying perspectives of science / STEM on Hawaiʻi Island||Panel||11:10-12:00||50||Tarisi Vunidilo ,
Kim Kanoʻula Morishige,
|Networking lunch & interactive activity session (photo booth & resource board)||-||12:00-1:00||60||-|
|Workshops A, B
|Workshop||1:00-1:55||55||Heng “Helen” Tien ,
Maria “Masha” Mitsioura
|Workshops C, D
|Workshop||2:00-2:55||55||Jennifer Stotter ,
|Microaggressions in STEM||Presentation||3:00-3:30||30||Margary Martin|
|"Uplift" Session - success stories, why they got into science / STEM in the first place, highlights, what's your why?||Talk-Story Panel||3:35-4:15||30||Heather Kimball ,
Marianne Takamiya ,
|Raffle Prize Giveaway / Closing||Closing||4:30-pau||10||TCBES/WIS Committee|