Dartmouth Events

Women's Leadership in Science, Technology, Policy, and Diplomacy

Join Guarini alumna Melody Brown Burkins for a lunchtime discussion about the role of women in leadership in STEM policy and diplomacy. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Guarini Conference Room, 64 College Street, Hanover
Intended Audience(s): Postdoc, Students-Graduate
Categories: Free Food, Lectures & Seminars
Registration required.

Join Dr. Melody Brown Burkins (GR '98) for lunch. She will be sharing insights from her work to advance greater gender inclusion and equity in STEM through her leadership roles in global science policy and science diplomacy, including serving as a member of the Governing Board of the International Science Council, as Chair of the Board on International Science Organizations (BISO) at the U.S. National Academies, and the Advisory Committee of the science diplomacy division of the International Network of Government Science Advisors (INGSA). She also serves as Dartmouth's Council Member to the UArctic international network where she is engaged in gender equity initiatives led by the Plan A. (“Gender is not Plan B in the Arctic”), Women of the Arctic (WOTA), and Gender Equity in the Arctic (GEA) networks. At Dartmouth, Burkins is Associate Director for Programs and Research in the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding and Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies. She serves as the faculty advisor to Dartmouth’s Science Technology and Engineering Policy Society (STEPS) and advises students, fellows, and early-career professionals working to develop valuable “boundary spanning” and leadership skills at the intersection of science, policy, and diplomacy. 

Register here: https://libcal.dartmouth.edu/event/6480988


My International Science Council funded an international assessment of the “Gender Gap in Science” over the past three years, 2017-2019.

A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences


For more information, contact:
Kerry Landers

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.