women

What’s it like to be a woman working in a STEM field? About 100 Chicago-area women gathered together for a two-day leadership retreat to discuss the topic and share their experiences. Tanya Levshina of the Scientific Computing Division gives her account of the eye-opening event.

To celebrate October as Diversity Awareness Month, Fermilab’s Women’s Initiative has scheduled two outstanding speakers to visit the lab. All employees are invited! Join us on Monday 10/12 to hear from Dr. Magdolna Hargittai – “Successful Women Scientists from Around the Globe” – conversations with the most successful women scientists of our time. Monday 10/19 features Dr. Clemencia Consentino – “The Case for Revitalizing the Nation’s Talent Pool in STEM” – gender equality and improving the participation of underrepresented groups…

  The Fermilab Women’s Initiative invites everyone to hear Magdolna Hargittai present her talk “Successful Women Scientists around the Globe” today at 3 p.m. in One West. The talk draws on in-depth conversations with many of the most successful women scientists of our time based on Hargittai’s new book, “Women Scientists: Reflections, Challenges, and Breaking Boundaries.” The featured women include not only American and European success stories, but also scientists from countries less often discussed in such a context, such…