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OWIMS Weekly Links & News - January 9-13, 2017

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Career Development for Women Leaders Program
January 13, 8am-5pm (Inclement weather back-up date: January 18)
360 Assessment
Event Audience: CDWL Program participants

Early Career Development Program for Women
January 23, 8am-5pm (inclement weather back-up date: January 26)
Imposter Syndrome (Mental Models) and StrengthsFinder
Event Audience: ECDPW Program participants

Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
Co-Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity What
Happened and What Happens Next: Race, Gender, and Making America Great Again
January 27, 12:00-1:30pm.  Lunch provided to the first 100 who register.
Melissa Harris-Perry, PhD, Maya Angelou Presidential Chair, Executive Director Pro Humanitate Institute, Founding Director Anna Julia Cooper Center, WFU; TV Host, Public Figure, Author
Event takes place on main Medical Center Campus.  Or attend via Lync Online meeting.
Registration required by January 20 at  Calendar invitation with complete event details to be provided after registration.

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to Everyone
Cognitive decline and cognitive impairment in older women: risk factors and interventions
February 21, 11:30-1pm
Mark Espeland, PhD, Professor of PHS-Biostatistical Sciences
Registration required by February 17 at

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
The State of Women in Academic Medicine: The Pipeline, and Pathways to Leadership
March 23, 11:30-1pm
Carol Shively, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Comparative Medicine and Director of the Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Registration required by March 21 at

Women’s Health and Sex Differences Research Day Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
April 6, 8:00 am-3:00pm
The Gender Gap: Pain and Addiction
Featuring Keynote speaker: Jill Becker, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, MBNI; Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry; Senior Neuroscience Scholar, Reproductive Science Program
And Plenary speaker:
Charles Carson, PhD, ABPP, Robert H. and Anna B. Culton Endowed Professor of Psychology, University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
Learn more about the Call for Abstracts (deadline extended to January 6), the featured speakers and to register at:

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Women’s March on Washington: On Saturday, January 21, women (and the others who support them) will gather in Washington DC to march from the Lincoln Memorial to the White House.
Official Winston bus site / Church group bus charter

Application now open - L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program awards five post‐doctoral women scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each. Applicants are selected from a variety of fields, including the life and physical/material sciences, technology (including computer science), engineering, and mathematics.  Applications due by February 3, 2017.  Learn more at

Adventures in Mentoring: Lessons Learned from a Peer Mentor

Teaching, Coaching and Mentoring Adult Learners: Lessons for professionalism and partnership

The Global Challenge in Neuroscience Education and Training: The MBL Perspective

Give Women the Space to Contribute in Meetings

Time Management Tips & Strategies (Epic How-to Methods)


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