NSF Includes Symposium for Advancing Latinas in STEM Academic Careers

May 16-17, 2019
Pearl South Padre Resort 

South Padre Island, Texas

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Jessie A. DeAro
National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE Program Officer

Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana
Professor; Director, Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity; and ADVANCE Fellow University of Maryland

Dr. Paige E. Smith
National Science Foundation (NSF) INCLUDES Co-Lead Program Officer

The first of a two-part series, through academic presentations and interacive panel discussions, this symposium will address how work-life issues, policies/practices, mentoring, and climate affect the pathways/pipelines, recruitment, retention, and advancement/leadership of Latinas in STEM academic careers. 

Registration Form

All participants are required to register due to space constraints. There is no registration fee. Meals and refreshments will be provided during the symposium. Deadline to register is April 30th.


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