Mon, Sept 21


EDI in STEM: A Conversation

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EDI in STEM: A Conversation

Time & Location

Sept 21, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

About the Event

Join us for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in STEM: A Conversation, brought to you by UBC Centre for Blood Research, Chemists for Diversity and Inclusion UBC, and UBC Let’s Talk Science. Panel speakers will discuss the screening of “Picture a Scientist” (though you do not need to have watched the film to be a part of the discussion) and share their insight on how to cultivate EDI in the workplace.

Date: Monday, September 21, 2020 | 3-4 pm PT | Zoom

Please arrive early as we will begin at 3 pm promptly.

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Panel speakers (see attached biographies of the speakers):

  • Dr. Anka Lekhi, Assistant Professor of Teaching, UBC Department of Chemistry and Vantage College
  • Dr. Jennifer Rowland, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow, US Department of Agriculture
  • Dr. Karen Cheung, Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering; Associate Director of the School of Biomedical Engineering, and Director of the Graduate Program; Member, Centre for Blood Research