GWIS Practice Cross-Cultural Communication

In a new workshop designed and implemented by GWIS, students learned how to better communicate between across different cultural divides. Our facilitator, Dr. Amer Ahmed, led the group through some activities/exercises as well as some more lecture-style teaching about intercultural communication and competency, with a mix of theoretical models and relatable examples. There was some […]

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Two STEM Diversity Talks this Week!

“STEMing the Tide: Female Experts and Peers act as “Social Vaccines” that Inoculate Young Women against Stereotypes and Increase their Participation in STEM Careers” Nilanjana Dasgupta is a social psychologist whose work focuses on the effects of social contexts on implicit stereotypes – particularly on factors which insulate women in STEM fields from harmful stereotypes […]

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Teaching in All Types of Classrooms Situation Room with the Women in Transportation Society

You’ve asked and we’ve listened- the teaching assistant situation room is being offered again! Being a teaching assistant is quite common in graduate school, but rarely do you receive some sort of training in how to effectively teach in a discussion, lab, or lecture setting. This can inherently lead to anxiety and difficulties when in […]

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Undergraduate/Graduate Student Mentoring Dinner

We’re looking for 30 graduate women volunteers for our last Undergraduate Mentoring Dinner for this semester. This is a chance to share your advice about applying to graduate schools and fellowships with undergraduate students in an informal setting. Sandwiches, salads, and desserts will be provided from Atkins Farm. Please let us know if you’re interested […]

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Undergraduate/Graduate Student Mentoring Dinner

We’re looking for some graduate student volunteers to help us host an undergraduate/graduate student mentoring dinner.  At this event, we’ll be talking about ways to obtain summer research opportunities, both on-campus and off campus. We’ll also focus on how to write confident and clear professional emails to professors regarding research, and talking points when meeting […]

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