Teaching Support Centre
Navigating the Challenges of Graduate School for Women Series

A Collaborative Effort of the Teaching Support Centre and the Society of Graduate Students

This series of events focuses on the unique issues and needs of women graduate students with attention paid to the diversity of their concerns and identities. Through panels, workshops and discussions, participants will explore the issues and methods relating to mentoring women graduate students, culminating in a full day conference which will focus on best practices.

Refreshments at the workshops/panel and lunch at the conference will be served.

Mentoring Women Series: A Graduate Student Perspective Panel Discussion
Thursday, January 12, 2017    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
University Community Centre (UCC) 147B

Our panelists include: Patricia Hamilton (Women’s Studies and Feminist Research), Kathryn Manning (Medical Biophysics), Phillipa Myers (Education), Melanie Stone (Co-Chair of SOGS Equity Committee, Women’s Studies and Feminist Research), and Elena Uchiteleva (Engineering)

Mentoring Women Series: Faculty Insights Panel Discussion
Thursday, February 9, 2017    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
University Community Centre (UCC) 147B

Our panelists include: Tracey Isaacs (Philosophy and WSFR), Laurel Shire (History and WSFR), Amanda Moehring (Biology) and Elizabeth Gillies (Chemistry/ Chemical and Biochemical Engineering)

Mentoring Women Series: The Problem of "Fitting In"
Thursday, March 16, 2017    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
University Community Centre (UCC) 147 B

The Problem of "Fitting In" - A Student-led Participatory Workshop
This workshop will be facilitated by Co-Chairs of the SOGS Equity Committee: Taniya Nagpal (Kinesiology) and Melanie Stone (Women's Studies and Feminist Research). The workshop will also feature a panel of graduate student speakers: Veromi Arsiradam (Philosophy), Sally Norris (Audiology and Hearing Science), Robyn Schwartz (History), Jennifer Shaw (Women's Studies and Feminist Research), Nassisse Solomon (History and Migration and Ethnic Relations).

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