Stop the leaking pipeline. The future of Female academics. Tuesday march 8th 2011

On International Women’s Day three speakers gave their vision on the future of female academics. What lessons and good practices of nurturing female academic talent can be identified from the past? What opportunities do universities have when female talent is developed? The presentations were followed by a panel discussion. The program of the afternoon can be found below.

This event was a co-production with Studium Generale and is part of the program in honor of the 50th anniversary of the University of Twente.

Movies of the presentations and discussion

Summary of the presentation of Diane Dean

Slides of Diane Dean

Slides of Suzanne Hulscher

Slides Mieke Boon

Interview with Diane Dean in UTnieuws (in Dutch)

Summary of the presentation of Robbert Dijkgraaf in UTnieuws

Time

 

 

Venue: UT Campus,

Vrijhof

14.45

 

Registration, coffee, tea

Foyer

15.00

 

Opening by Dr. Liudvika Leisyte, Senior Research Associate at the

University of Twente, Chair of the FFNT

Amphitheater

15.10

Presentation Prof. Robbert Dijkgraaf, President of the Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW), Distinguished University Professor at the University of Amsterdam

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Title: The value of diversity

Amphitheater

15.30

Presentation Dr. Diane Dean, Associate Professor Illinois State University, the US

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Title: Assimilation, Authenticity & Advancement for Women in Higher Education

Abstract

Amphitheater

15.50

Presentation Prof. Suzanne Hulscher, Chair of the UT Ambassadors Network, Professor University of Twente

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Title: Maximizing female talents at the UT

Abstract

Amphitheater

16.10

 

Panel discussion

Moderator: Dr. Mieke Boon

Member of the UT Ambassadors Network, Associate Professor University of Twente

Amphitheater

17.00

 

Closure and reception

Foyer