May 22 & 23 – Creating Connections 2015

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Creating Connections 4.0 – “Engaging our World”

Date: May 22 & 23, 2015

Creating Connections has an amazing program with a diverse selection of insightful and inspiring sessions and keynotes.  SCWIST will have representatives including:

Friday Panel B: Sponsoring Women to Executive Positions

Panelists: Cheryl Kristiansen, SCWIST Make Possible Mentoring Network Project Manager; Amy Gonzales, VP of Global Learning and Development for WOMEN Unlimited, Inc; and more TBA

Studies have shown that women are just as likely as their male peers to have had at least one mentor at some point in their careers, but are they finding the right mentors at the right time? And, if women are being mentored as thoroughly as these studies suggest, why aren’t they moving into higher management positions? Read more here.


Saturday Session 1C: Outside our walls – engaging the world beyond women in STEM

Moderator: Anna Stukas, SCWIST’s Past President

To really move the dial on women in STEM fields, the discussion needs to include the rest of the industry. How do we get everyone in STEM to care about this as an issue? How do we move beyond “preaching to the choir”?  Read more here.


Creating Connections 2015



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