Leadership Academy for Women

From the University of Chicago, Office of Science, Innovation, National Laboratories and Global Initiatives: The Leadership Academy for Women in Science and Engineering task force brought together a cohort of high-potential women from Argonne, Fermilab and the University of Chicago for a new leadership development series to encourage and develop talented scientific leaders of the future. Panelists included Fermilab’s Bonnie Fleming and Lia Merminga. Merminga hopes to help encourage more females to join the filed of physics through support of LAWISE and other programs.

The Leadership Academy for Women In Science and Engineering, commonly known as LAWISE, 2022-2023 Leadership Series provides a proven, pragmatic roadmap for participants to identify, embrace and amplify their authentic leadership strengths. Guided by women’s leadership expert Jo Miller, participants will explore a set of topics designed to help them advance their careers, expand their influence and impact and take ownership of their career trajectories—with skills to thrive in today’s global, virtual work environment. This leadership program is designed for…