Leading Women Speak on Future of Work

04/18/2007


National Science Foundation Funds Invitational Conference


* M E D I A   A D V I S O R Y *

WHEN: Friday, April 27, 2007
WHAT:  The University of Massachusetts Lowell, through its Center for Women and Work (CWW), is hosting a conference on workplace factors that are associated with women's success in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers. The conference, which is invitation-only, is funded by the National Science Foundation.

100 women representing researchers and experts, scientists and engineers, government and business leaders, educators and heads of professional organizations will come together for this event, titled “Intergenerational Voices on Women in Science and Engineering.” 

Among the topics covered will include the educational pathways for women in STEM careers, discrimination in the workplace and work-life balance. 

WHERE:   Boston University Corporate Education Center, 72 Tyng Road, Tyngsboro, MA
ADDITIONAL:  The Center for Women and Work at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell is an interdisciplinary center dedicated to advancing knowledge about the relationship between gender and work through research, enhancing understanding through education and training, and challenging inequalities particularly through institutional change.

Additional contact information: Sandra Seitz, (978) 934-3225, Sandra_Seitz@uml.edu

For more information, contact media@uml.edu or 978-934-3224