Women in Academic Research Pathways @ Hopkins

Our 2019-2020 Discussion Series is open!

We are an informal bimonthly 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-Founders & Organizers: Dr. Margaret Ho & Dr. Sarah Maguire, JHMI postdocs

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

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 🙂

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

UPCOMING EVENTS!

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.

Jul 2020 Friday 3-4PM, “Tackling the Two Body Problem: Strategies for Dual Career Couples”

Sep 2020 Friday 3-4PM, TBD

Nov 2020 Friday 3-4PM, TBD

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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