ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Identifying the Current Status of Women in Entomology, Clarifying Initiatives for Retention, and Speaking Out to Share Experience

Sunday, November 13, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:45 PM
Room A3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Patti Prasifka
Rayda K. Krell
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
PART 1: Identifying History and Current Status of Women in Entomology
1:35 PM
Great women in entomology
Gail E. Kampmeier, University of Illinois
1:55 PM
Data on women in entomology:  you’ve come a long way, baby!
Laura Higgins, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
2:35 PM
3:10 PM
3:30 PM
EntoMOMogist:  having kids and a successful career
Paula Davis, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc
3:50 PM
Break 2
4:05 PM
PART 2: Clarifying Initiatives for Retaining Women in Entomology: Policies that Support Women in Entomology Careers, Discussion of Workplace Environments and Personal Experiences
4:05 PM
Women in academia
Sharron Quisenberry, Iowa State University (Professor Emeritus)
4:20 PM
Women in industry
Michelle Smith, Dow AgroSciences
4:35 PM
4:50 PM
Women in the military
LT Connie Johnson, United States Navy
5:05 PM
PART 3: Speaking Out to Share Experiences
5:25 PM
Mixer: Meet the Speakers, Connect with Mentors
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