Women in Academic Research Pathways @ Hopkins

Welcome!

We are a virtual community & an informal discussion group focused on women in academic research pathways at Johns Hopkins University. It is especially targeted at postdocs and graduate students, but is open to ALL members of Hopkins who are interested! We aim to create a network to connect diverse trainees at Johns Hopkins.

Co-Organizers:

Darya Task (JHU Homewood)
Margaret Ho (JHMI)
Emily Han (JHMI Neuroscience)
Joanna Konopka (JHMI Neuroscience)

Co-Founders: Dr. Margaret Ho & Dr. Sarah Maguire, JHMI postdocs

Graduate Student Rep & Organizer: Emily Han, PhD candidate in Neuroscience

Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, JH Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO), and a grant from UHS Wellness

WARP Slack Community

Join our WARP & Friends Slack Group https://warphopkins.slack.com Anyone with @jhmi or @jhu email address can sign up! We have channels for funding (#opportunities), moms in science (#scimoms), and many more! Hear about how to join us on the occasional informal social gathering too 🙂

UPCOMING EVENTS!

Tues Jan 25, 2022 Faculty Virtual Panel on mentoring and career advice for women postdocs at JHU

Women in Academic Research Pathways (WARP) at Johns Hopkins are planning to host a faculty virtual panel on mentoring and career advice for women postdocs at JHU, to be held in January 25, 2022 and open to attendance from the Hopkins community. This panel will be part of a whole day event sponsored by JHU and the Kuggie Vallee Foundation to honor women scientists at JHU https://thevalleefoundation.org/programs/kdl

Keynote: 12:00 (noon) – 1:00 pm 

Faculty panel 1:30- 3:00 

Postdoc Panel 3:30- 5:00 pm 

Here’s the link for event registration (you can register for any/all three parts):

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=OPSkn-axO0eAP4b4rt8N7OKsvpEqMUtIvsdK_LYJxjBUM0hJQkROREE1VDhMT1BVVUNBNFE0RTlaUy4u  

Update: The postdoc mentoring panel will be hosted and moderated by Dr. Joanna Konopka and Dr. Darya Task. This change is due to schedule conflict/unforeseen circumstance. Thank you!

POSTPONED Friday 3-4PM, “Building Successful Careers as International Women Scientists” with Dr. Rong Li and Dr. Rejji Kuruvilla!

Postdoctoral research fellows and graduate students of the Johns Hopkins University are invited to attend a discussion group led by Dr. Rong Li and Dr. Rejji Kuruvilla on “Building Successful Careers as International Women Scientists”. They will discuss what it is like to build an academic career in the US from the perspective of international scholars. Dr. Rong Li is Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Cell Biology and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the JHU School of Medicine. Dr. Rejji Kuruvilla is a William D. Gill Professor of Biology at Johns Hopkins University. The event will be held at the Vivian Foster Conference Room (#602) at 1830 E Monument Street.

POSTPONED Friday 3-4PM, “Tackling the Two Body Problem: Strategies for Dual Career Couples”

PAST EVENTS

Feb 14 2020 Friday 3-4PM, “The Academic-Mother’s Guide for Success”

Postdoctoral research fellows and graduate students of the Johns Hopkins University are invited to attend a discussion group led by Dr. Shanthini Sockanathan on “The Academic Mother’s Guide for Success”.
Dr. Sockanathan will discuss concerns, challenges and solutions for academic-mothers. Dr. Sockanathan is the Professor of Neuroscience and Vice-Chair Dept of Neuroscience at JHU. The event will be held at the Vivian Foster Conference Room (#602) at 1830 E Monument Street.

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Dr. Shanthini Sockanathan, Professor of Neuroscience and Vice-Chair Dept of Neuroscience at JHU

Dec 13 2019 Fri 3-4PM, “Gender Equity in Science at Hopkins” Discussion

Graduate student and WARP organizer Emily Han wrote “7 Pieces of Advice for Promoting Gender Equity at Johns Hopkins” for the JHMI Biomedical Odyssey blog based on WARP’s first event with Dr. Karen Fleming :clap::heart_eyes:!

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Dr. Karen Fleming, Professor of Biophysics at JHU

Postdoctoral research fellows and graduate students of the Johns Hopkins University are invited to attend a discussion group led by Dr. Karen Fleming, who will discuss gender equity in science. Dr. Fleming is a Professor of Biophysics at Johns Hopkins University and the recipient of the 2019 Provost’s Prize for Faculty Excellence in Diversity. Dr. Fleming will discuss her work with the Women Faculty Forum at Homewood, the JHU Report on Faculty Composition and the current state of gender equity in science at Hopkins, and her work on the Women of Hopkins exhibit.

Partner organizations

Baltimore Chapter for the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) http://www.awisbaltimore.org

Students and postdoctoral fellows from partnered universities (including Johns Hopkins University) may sign up for free complimentary membership for AWIS National via www.awis.org/jhu 

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