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Project Title: Impacts of Sexual Harassment in Academia

PIN: PGA-BHEW-16-03         

Major Unit:
Policy and Global Affairs

Sub Unit:
Board on Higher Education & Workforce

Rudin, Thomas

Subject/Focus Area:
Education; Policy for Science and Technology

Impacts of Sexual Harassment in Academia
March 28, 2017 - March 29, 2017
United States Institute of Peace, 2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Irene Ngun
Phone: 2023342389
Fax: 2023342389


March 28th, 2017
8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast Available

9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Paula Johnson, Committee Co-Chair, Wellesley College
Sheila Widnall, Committee Co-Chair, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

9:15 am – 10:45 pm Session 1: Strategies for Addressing Sexual Harassment at Professional and Scientific Society Meetings
Moderator: Billy Williams, American Geophysical Union
Sherry Marts, Smarts Consulting
Dara Norman, American Astronomical Society
Chris McEntee, American Geophysical Union
Diana Lautenberger, Association of American Medical Colleges

10:45 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Session 2: Promising Practices for Training
Moderator: Vicki Magley, University of Connecticut
Eden King, George Mason University
Sharyn Potter, University of New Hampshire
Susan Divers, LRN
Justine Tinkler, University of Georgia

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch Break

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm Session 3: Challenges, Opportunities, and Approaches for Addressing Sexual Harassment in Academic Institutions
Moderator: Ed Lazowska, University of Washington
Myra Hindus, Creative Diversity Solutions
David Mogk, Montana State University
Shereen Bingham, University of Nebraska
Fran Sepler, Sepler & Associates

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Coffee Break

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Session 4: Policy Interventions to Address Sexual Harassment in Academia
Moderator: Connie Morella, Former Congresswoman for Maryland
Miriam Goldstein, Legislative Director for Representative Jackie Speier’s Office
Sharon Masling, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Janet Koster, Association for Women in Science

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Public Comment

5:30 pm Workshop Adjourns

5:45 pm – 6:30 pm Closed Committee Discussion

March 29th
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Closed Committee Discussion

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

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The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:

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