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NSF Webinar: “Tips That Work!: Advice from Award-Winning STEM Mentors.”

March 7, 2018 2:00 PM
March 7, 2018 3:00 PM
Alexandria, VA 22314

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has rescheduled its Jan. 22 webinar for a new date. The interactive webinar, “Tips That Work!: Advice from Award-Winning STEM Mentors” will now be held on March 7, at 2:00 pm EST

During the Webinar, two recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM), the nation’s highest award for STEM mentoring, and their mentees, will share strategies to building successful STEM mentoring relationships that impact lives, careers and our nation’s workforce.

Mark your calendars for an informative and exciting discussion about the success that mentoring achieves. 

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Webinar Highlights:

·         Dr. Julie Johnson, program director at the National Science Foundation, will moderate the panel.

Confirmed Panelists:

·         Dr. Juan Gilbert is chair of the Computer Science and Engineering department at the University of Florida’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.

·         France Jackson, worked in Dr. Gilbert’s user experience lab at University of Florida for nearly three years as a doctoral student of human-centered computing and currently works as a user-experience researcher and designer at Intel, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of microprocessors.

·         Dr. Sheila Humphreys is emerita director of diversity in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of California, Berkeley.

·         Cheyenne Nelson, a recent University of California, Berkeley physics graduate and current research associate at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab on the University of California, Berkeley campus, receives mentoring from Dr. Humphreys, as part of her work with Cal NERDS, California's chapter of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation. Cheyenne is currently applying to Ph.D. programs to pursue research in high energy theory.