Women in Science Symposium 2010: Building an Identity

April 17, 2010

Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Rubloff Hall
222 E Huron St, Chicago, IL, United States


The Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST) in partnership with the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Chicago Chapter have come together to bring you its first ever all-day Women in Science Symposium 2010: Building an Identity. The symposium, to be held on April 17th, 2010 will allow women scientists, at the academic, industry and government levels, to better recognize the number and diversity of their counterparts; create a sense of solidarity, and; broaden the spectrum of opportunities for women in Chicagoland.

Specifically the Women in Science Symposium will focus on:

  • Insights from the field highlighting personal stories, professional ambitions, and milestones from some of the areas most recognized leaders
  • Address the state of women in a rapidly changing science landscape across academic and government sectors
  • Identify needs for the future of social and systemic change at the local and national levels; science as an industry; work/life balance.

Sponsor exposition tables will be located in Thorne Auditorium Lobby throughout the duration of the symposium.

Registration Information:

Date: April 17, 2010

Location: Northwestern University’s Chicago Campus, Rubloff Hall

Breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks and evening reception are complimentary with your registration as well as a networking reception at the close of the day.

Parking is an additional $6 to the registration fee – garages located at Northwestern’s Chicago Campus – 222 E. Huron.

For full Women in Science Symposium 2010: Building an Identity Program Agenda – click here.

$50 advance general registration, $75 day of symposia
$25 student registration (undergraduates/graduates)

For information on becoming a Sponsor for this symposium, please click here.

Policy Perspectives – Notes on Women in Science