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WRC Kick-off and
International Women's Day Events

March 6 - 7, 2023

To introduce a Women's Resource Center to the Tech community and begin a conversation, to understand issues that face current women students, staff and faculty at NMT to inform a future WRC, and to celebrate International Women’s Day.

For more information join us on Discord!  WRC Discord QR

Schedule of Events

Monday, March 6
Time Event RSVP Link Location Speaker / Hosts
10:00 - 11:00 am Meet the Speaker   Fidel Lobby

Jen Dawson Jen Dawson 

11:30 am - 1:30 pm Kick off lunch and TECH Talk RSVP Macey Center Upper Lobby

Jen Dawson "Succeeding and leading authentically: The how & why to help women in STEM get there."

Career journeys have their ups and downs – seasons of struggle and adversity as well as seasons of profound meaning and purpose.  However, women in STEM fields face special challenges in finding, and staying on, a path to a fulfilling, successful career.  Come hear how resiliency, building a support team, and embracing authenticity can lead to better outcomes for ourselves, our companies, and our families and communities.

Dr. Dawson is joined by Dr. Stephen Wells, NMT President and Dr. David Greene, NMT VP of Student Life & Chief Diversity Officer.

2 - 3:30 pm Town Hall RSVP Macey Center Upper Lobby Share thoughts on current issues facing students and women in STEM and what services NMT's future Women's Resource Center should provide.
4:00 - 6:00 pm Social Hour RSVP Deju University House Continue the discussion over drinks and appetizers!
Tuesday, March 7
Time Event RSVP Link Location Speaker / Hosts
8:30 - 9:30 am Breakfast Meet & Greet RSVP Macey Center Upper Lobby Meet and connect with incredible women–alumni, faculty and staff over breakfast
9:30 - 11:00 am Panel Discussion RSVP Macey Center Upper Lobby Engage with students, faculty, staff, and alumni for a discussion on issues affecting women in STEM and the development and programming for NMT's new Women's Resource Center.
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Lunch & Speed Mentoring RSVP Macey Center Upper Lobby Gain insight and advice from women in academia and industry as they share challenges they personally faced when navigating higher education and the workforce.