Institutional Transformation and Women in the Sciences
A Public Lecture by Dr. Sue Rosser
January 29, 2009 | 4:00 PM (Reception to Follow) | Smith-Buonanno 106 (Pembroke Campus)

Sue V. Rosser of Georgia Tech will outline ways in which higher educational institutions’ engagement with the issues of women in the sciences can widen the path to success for all faculty.  She will identify key barriers that must be addressed for universities to better retain women scientists and engineers, and the challenges and rewards of institutionalizing ADVANCE goals.

Dr. Rosser is Dean of Ivan Allen College, the Liberal Arts College of Georgia Institute of Technology.  She has served as Director for the University of Florida’s Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research, and as Senior Program Officer for Women's Programs at the National Science Foundation.    She served as co-PI on Georgia Tech's NSF ADVANCE grant and as PI on a current NSF grant entitled, InTEL: Interactive Toolkit for Engineering Learning.

This public lecture is sponsored by the Sarah Doyle Women's Center in cooperation with ADVANCE's Visiting Scholar's Program. The reception is sponsored by the Offices of Women in Medicine, Institutional Diversity, and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Division of Biology and Medicine.