AWARE hosts a wide variety of events to advance broader participation of women and other under-represented groups in STEM; to foster scientific excellence; and to promote a better working environment for all members of the department. During discussions hosted by AWARE we request that everyone honors the tenet of communication centered on mutual respect.

2015-16 Events/News

Date and Venue Event Related Links & Contacts
10/16/2015, Evans Lounge AWARE Women in Astronomy Lunch Coordinators: Eva Noyola, Barbara Mc Arthur
11/4/2015, 3.30-4.30, Report on Findings from "Inclusive Astronomy" meeting held in June 2015 at Vanderbilt University Nathalie Gosnell, Raquel Martinez, Sarah Tuttle
11/18/2015, 3-5 pm, , Avaya Auditorium, POB 2.302 "Women in STEM": Panel Discussion across Natural Sciences, Engineering, Social Science Coordinator: Barbara Mc Arthur, Shardha Jogee
URL: TBC
Spring Break 2016 -- TBC Imposter Syndrome Workshop Contact: Shardha Jogee

2014-15 Events/News

Date and Venue Event Related Links & Contacts
09/14/2014 AWARE created and Cox proposal for funding submitted Cox Proposal
10/13/2014, noon, Posse AWARE Women in Astronomy Lunch Coordinators: Eva Noyola and Natalie Gosnell
10/21/2014 AWARE Cox Proposal Accepted
10/22/2014, 3-4 pm, RLM 15.216, AWARE Kickoff Meeting
11/19/2014, 3-4 pm, RLM 15.216 Discussion "Dealing with 2-body Dual Career Situations" Cosmos Seminar
12/03/2014, 12-1 pm, RLM 15.216 Discussion of AAS Mission and New Initiatives with Dr Meg Urry, AAS President and de Vaucouleurs Medalist Host: Shardha Jogee
12/04/2014, 12-1.30 pm, Evans (RLM 15.202A) AWARE Lunch with Dr Meg Urry, AAS President and de Vaucouleurs Medalist Host: Shardha Jogee
12/04/2014, 4-5.00 pm, NHB 1.720 CNS Women in Science Talk: "Why So Few? The Dearth of Women in Science" by Dr Meg Urry, AAS President and de Vaucouleurs Medalist Host: Shardha Jogee & CNS Dean's Office
01/30/2015, 12-1.00 pm, Evans (RLM 15.202A) Discussion of NYT Article "Communication: Speaking While Female" Suggested by Barbara Mc Arthur
02/06/2015, 12-1.00 pm, Evans (RLM 15.202A) Baby Shower for Eva Noyola & Niv Drory Coordinators: Shardha Jogee, Barbara Mc Arthur, Rebecca Larson
02/27/2015, 12-1.00 pm, Evans (RLM 15.202A) AWARE: Communication, Inclusiveness, and Future Activities Coordinators: Mary Kay Hemenway, Shardha Jogee
03/13/2015, noon, Posse AWARE Women in Astronomy Lunch Coordinators: Eva Noyola and Natalie Gosnell
04/08/2015, 12-1.00 pm, Evans (RLM 15.202A) AWARE Lunch with Dr. Joan Schmelz, NSF Program Officer and Chair of the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy (CSWA) Host: Shardha Jogee
04/08/2015, 3-4 pm, RLM 15.216 Department-Wide Talk on "Unconscious Bias in Hiring, Promotions by Dr. Joan Schmelz, NSF Program Officer and Chair of the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy (CSWA) Hosts: Shardha Jogee and Craig Wheeler
Saturday 05/09/2015, 4-6 pm, Home of Cynthia Froning AWARE Annual Department-Wide Party Coordinators: Cynthia Froning , Barbara McArthur, Shardha Jogee, Harriet Dinerstein