NSF INCLUDES Symposium

NSF Includes Symposium for Advancing Latinas in STEM Academic Careers
Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Virginia Valian
Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Hunter College

Dr. Abigail J. Stewart
Distinguished Professor of Psychology & Women's Studies, University of Michigan

Co-Authors of An Inclusive Academy: Achieving Diversity and Excellence (2018)

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is pleased to announce the 2020 NSF INCLUDES Symposium for ADVANCING Latinas in STEM Academic Careers. Featuring keynote speakers, scholarly presentations, and interactive sessions/panels, this symposium (funded by the National Science Foundation) addresses the challenges, opportunities, best practices, and lessons learned regarding the success of Latinas in academic and professional careers in Science (including Social Science), Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers. The 2020 symposium focuses on broadening the participation and advancement of Latinas in STEM with the goal of enacting collective and sustainable action to enhance participation and success.

 For full consideration, proposals for presentations & panels should be submitted by
January 31, 2020 to advance@utrgv.edu.
For further details & submission instructions, click on the link below.                    
Call for Presentations & Panelists                      

All participants are required to register due to space constraints. 
The registration link will be opened in Spring 2020.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Marci R. McMahon
INCLUDES Administrative Fellow
Associate Professor
Literatures and Cultural Studies
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg, TX 78539
Email: marci.mcmahon@utrgv.edu