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Invited Talk on Gender Balance: Breaking Barriers in Technology by Jeria Quesenberry (CMU) – Lisbon

On June 26th 2024, from 11 am to 1 pm, the CMU Portugal Program in collaboration with INESC-ID and the Gender Balance Group from Instituto Superior Técnico, will host the Invited Talk on  Gender Balance “Breaking Barriers in Technology: Women in Computing at Carnegie Mellon and Global Perspectives”, by Jeria Quesenberry from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).

Jeria Quesenberry is the Associate Dean of Faculty in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences and a Teaching Professor of Information Systems at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses on cultural influences in the technology field, with particular emphasis on social inclusion, broadening participation, career values, organizational interventions, and work-life balance. She is the co-author of the book “Kicking Butt in Computer Science: Women in Computing at Carnegie Mellon University”. 

The talk will be followed by a Roundtable discussion under the theme “Gender imbalance in STEM: the Portuguese academia experience”, with the participation of the Portuguese Secretary of State for Science, Ana Paiva.


Agenda
June 26th I Instituto Superior Técnico (Salão Nobre)

11:00  – Welcome Note

11:10  – Talk by Jeria Quesenberry – Associate Dean, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, CMU

11:40 – Q&A 

12:00 – Roundtable: “Gender imbalance in STEM: the Portuguese academia experience”

Participants: 

Moderator: Sara Sá – Science Writer,  INESC-ID 

Attendance is free upon registration here

Start date

Jun. 26, 2024

11:00 am

End Date

Jun. 26, 2024

1:00 pm

Salão Nobre do Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa