Register today to join us for the 2018 National Diversity Council Women in Leadership Symposium on Tuesday, March 20, from 8 a.m. to noon in the East Atrium and Plenary Room of Grainger Hall. For a sixth year a panel of regional leaders will provide insight, tips and mentoring on how to succeed professionally while balancing a career with their personal lives at this highly-rated free annual seminar.
Co-hosted by the Office of the Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer’s Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement in partnership with the National Diversity Council, the half-day seminar and networking event is designed to bring together a diverse mix of successful women for a candid and intimate discussion on topics relevant to today’s issues to educate, inspire and encourage women to reflect on their own goals and status as they strive to advance within their organizations.
|8:00a – 8:30a||Breakfast & Networking|
|8:30a – 8:40a||Opening Remarks & Introductions|
|8:40a – 9:45a||Panel Discussion|
|9:45a – 10:05a||Question & Answer Session I|
|10:05a – 10:20a||Break|
|10:20a – 11:00a||Panel Discussion|
|11:00a – 11:20a||Question & Answer Session II|
|11:20a – 11:30p||Closing Remarks|
- Caring for Your Whole Self
- Charting a Course: A Financial Guide for Women
- Culturally Conscious Leadership
- Handle Difficult Conversations with Confidence
- How to Swim with the Sharks
- Become the Authentic Leader You Envision
- Turn Lemons into Lemonade
- Engaging Men as Advocates to Pioneer Pay Equity
- Building Your Own Coalition of Professional Allies
- Applying Your EI to Leadership
- Leading Millennials
2018 UW-MADISON PANELIST
Angela Byars-Winston is a Professor in the University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine. She is also the Director of Research and Evaluation in the UW Center for Women’s Health Research and Faculty Affiliate of the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research. Her research examines cultural influences on academic and career development, especially for racial and ethnic minorities and women in the sciences, engineering, and medicine with the aim of broadening their participation in STEM fields. Dr. Byars-Winston was Principal Investigator on an NIH R01 grant to measure and test critical factors in research training interventions for mentors of ethnically diverse mentees in biological science. She is currently co-leading a renewal of that R01 grant to investigate and intervene on research mentors’ cultural diversity awareness. She is co-investigator on the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) grant from the NIH in the Mentor Training Core through which she is leading the Culturally Aware Mentorship initiative.