OWIMS Weekly Links & News - February 10-14


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Career Development For Women Leaders Training Program
February 13, 8am-5pm (bad weather back-up date: February 20)
Being Heard at the Leadership Table & Beyond
Event Audience: CDWL Fellows

Early Career Development Program for Women
February 27, 8am-5pm
Change Style Indicator; Managing Your Career
Event Audience: ECDPW Fellows

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5th ADEA International Women's Leadership Conference Call for Papers
Deadline for Submissions: February 28, 2014
The call for abstracts for poster and oral presentations is now open for the 5thAmerican Dental Education Association (ADEA) International Women's Leadership Conference (ADEA IWLC), taking place September 14-16, 2014, in Barcelona, Spain.

The AΩA Fellow in Leadership Award will recognize and support further development of outstanding leaders exemplifying the qualities of leading from within, the society’s professional values, and the concepts of servant leadership. Midcareer physicians providing outstanding leadership within organizations in medicine and health care, including schools of medicine, academic health centers, community hospitals, clinics, agencies, or organizations, with a high promise for future success and contribution are eligible to apply. All applicants must be members of AΩA.  For more information visit: https://www.alphaomegaalpha.org/Leadership.html.  The deadline April 1, 2014.

The Most Undervalued Leadership Traits of Women
The article highlights leadership qualities women possess that aren’t fully appreciated in the business world.

How Do You Lead a Multigenerational Workforce?

How Top Companies are Tackling Second-Generation Gender Bias and Closing the Gender Gap in Leadership

Lonely at Work? You’re Not Alone

The Road to Success, Paved with Failure

What Does “Having It All” Mean?

4 Ways to Subvert Second-Generation Gender Bias

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MENTORING IN A MINUTE: Tips to enrich any mentoring relationship!

The healthiest mentoring relationships are based on congruent goals and values, a shared level of commitment, open communication and meaningful conversation. Developing a structure within your relationship early on will assist you in reaching these milestones.

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Upcoming Sex Differences and Gender Medicine seminar

"A Role for Glucocorticoids in Stress-impaired Reproduction : Beyond the Hypothalamus and Pituitary"
Shannon Whirledge, PhD, IRTA Fellow, NIEHS Molecular Endocrinology Group
Monday, February 17, 2013, 5:00-6:00 pm, Lock Library in OB/GYN, 4th Floor Watlington
Sponsored by: Regenerative Medicine, Comparative Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of Medicine Offices of Women's Health Research and Women in Medicine and Science, and the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Office of Women's Health


Women's Health or Gender Differences Internship Projects Available for Spring 2014: Researchers at WFBMC are seeking undergraduate students.  Visit our Internship Page for more information. These are unpaid internships; students are looking for experience and/or class credit

Breastfeeding & Feminism International Conference: Forging Partnerships for a Better Tomorrow
March 20-21, 2014, Chapel Hill, NC
For information visit: www.breastfeedingandfeminism.org   

Women's Health 2014: The 22nd Annual Congress
April 4-6, 2014 Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC
Presented by Academy of Women's Health; Journal of Women's Health; VCU Institute for Women's Health

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day *Share the Knowledge.  Take Action.*
Save the Date!
Monday, March 10, 2014, is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a nationwide observance that sheds light on how the disease affects women and girls. On March 10 - and throughout the month of March - thousands of individuals, organizations, and public health officials will host events and share facts about HIV/AIDS.
You can join the Office on Women's Health by registering a National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day event through Meetup Everywhere! Meetups give people and organizations an opportunity to organize and participate in activities that offer support, help reduce the stigma of HIV, and empower women to take control of their health.
Get started today! Visit the Join page to learn more about starting or joining a National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Meetup in your community.

Article sheds light on the link between depression and poor parenting 

Cause of gynecological disease may soon be discovered 

Uterine fibroids have greater impact in African American women 

Evaluation of women's stress sweat and its impact on perception of confidence, trustworthiness and competence 

New report warns that osteoporosis is a major threat to women and their future independence 

Fibroid sufferers delay seeking treatment

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