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April 2021

Picture a Scientist – Film Viewing Available

April 16 @ 12:00 am - April 18 @ 11:30 pm
Images of four women and text on a gray background, Picture a Scientist Film Screening April 16-18 and Q&A Session April 19 3:30-5:00pmET, Tribeca Film Festival 2020 Official Selection. Text description available at: https://events.cornell.edu/event/picture_a_scientist_film_viewing_and_qa_panel

From April 16-18, the Cornell community is invited to screen the award-winning documentary film, Picture a Scientist, chronicling the groundswell of researchers writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. Along the way, from cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, we encounter scientific luminaries – including social scientists, neuroscientists,…

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Picture a Scientist – Panel Discussion

April 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Images of four women and text on a gray background, Picture a Scientist Film Screening April 16-18 and Q&A Session April 19 3:30-5:00pmET, Tribeca Film Festival 2020 Official Selection. Text description available at: https://events.cornell.edu/event/picture_a_scientist_film_viewing_and_qa_panel

From April 16-18, the Cornell community is invited to screen the award-winning documentary film, Picture a Scientist, chronicling the groundswell of researchers writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. Along the way, from cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, we encounter scientific luminaries – including social scientists, neuroscientists,…

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Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Five staff facilitators smile from Zoom windows

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion is designed to get job seekers together to talk about concerns that graduate students and postdocs share, and strategize about how to move forward. Each session will begin with a brief introduction that includes tips, perspectives, and thoughts from staff who support career exploration within and beyond academia. After this information is shared, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions they have and share best practices that work for them. We want to…

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NCFDD: Strategies for Centering Instructor Identity in STEM Education

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online NY United States
Blue lettering reading NCFDD with an orange logo showing a pathway or river

In this webinar, we will talk about how to productively center and leverage your social identities in your role as a STEM instructor. We will unpack problematic assumptions about how identity aligns with authority and how you can build trust and community with your learners. You will also leave with strategies to overcome common challenges you might encounter when promoting equity and inclusion in the STEM classroom and beyond. Free Individual Memberships for the National Center for Faculty Development &…

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