60th Anniversary of Women
Georgia Tech's Annual Diversity Symposium
Friday, September 7, 2012
7:45 am – 4:00 pm.
Global Learning & Conference Center- Auditorium 236 and Georgia Tech Hotel Ballroom
The VPID office would like to invite everyone to this event. The keynote speaker will be Johnetta Cole, former President of Spelman College. For more information visit diversity.gatech.edu
SWE's Tea with the Dean
September 6th, 2012
Student Center Ballroom
This event includes the opportunities to interact with College of Engineering's Dean Gary May, faculty and staff at Georgia Tech, and members of Society of Women Engineers.
New Faculty and Staff Reception
Tuesday, September 11, 2012,
Clary Theatre Atrium, Student Success Center
Georgia Institute of Technology, Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST), Women in Engineering, Women’s Resource Center, Office of the Vice Provost for Institute Diversity join in inviting the campus community to welcome new women faculty and staff.
STEM Women Coffee Talks
Weekly, beginning September 20
Clough Undergraduate Commons Resource Room
Join us for an hour of conversation and coffee where we’ll discuss the issues that impact the professional and personal lives of women in STEM fields.
September 23, 1 p.m.
Henrietta Lacks and the Ethics of Privacy
Tuesday September 25, 2012
Clary Theater Student Success Center
Don't miss the ethics for the ethics! The Henrietta Lacks story reveals some deeply problematic issues regarding medical ethics. But The Immortal Life has its own problems with regards to privacy and ethics. How does the book repeat the ethical abuses it documents? Why have we missed the privacy issues attached to race, gender, and privilege that the narrative itself engages? Is there a history here?
School of Literature, Media, and Communication Distinguished Speakers Series
Center for Academic Success: Freshman Reading Project
Office of Diversity Programs
Center for the Study of Women, Science & Technology
Women, Science, and Technology Learning Community
Women's Resource Center
About the speaker:
Karla FC Holloway is James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University, where
she also holds appointments in the Law School, Women’s Studies, and African &
African American Studies, and is an affiliated faculty with the Institute on Care
at the End of Life and the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of
Medicine. Her research and teaching interests focus on African American cultural
studies, biocultural studies, gender, ethics and law. She is the author of many books,
including BookMarks: Reading in Black and White; Passed On: African American Mourning
Stories: A Memorial; Codes of Conduct: Race, Ethics, and the Color of Our Character;
and, most recently, Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race, Gender, and a Cultural Bioethics.
October 19, 7 p.m. (Dig Pink, Breast Cancer Awareness Match)
Voices of Experience: Tech Women in the Workplace
Thursday, November 8
Georgia Tech Alumni Association Ballroom
Join us for this exciting opportunity to hear Tech alumnae from different industry areas and experience levels discuss the challenges they've faced as professional women.
Women’s Leadership Conference
November 2-3, 2012
This year we hope to use the conference theme Horizons to broaden the personal, professional, and global horizons of all conference attendees. The two-day conference offers workshops, speakers and discussions aimed at training female leaders on area campuses and in the Atlanta community.
Grand Opening of the New Women’s Basketball Arena
vs. University of Tennessee