2013-04-20: Women Chemists Committee Presents Panel Discussion “How to Become a Successful Female Chemist”

Women Chemists Committee Panel Discussion
“How to Become a Successful Female Chemist”

Saturday, April 20, 2013
9:00 – 11:00am

East Los Angeles College
Room G1 301 A/B/C
1301 Cesar Chavez Avenue
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Parking is available in Structure 4, floors 3-5

“How to become a successful female chemist” will feature a dynamic panel of distinguished women chemists. The panelists will describe their life and academic pathways they undertook to reach their current position. They will also talk about achieving a healthy and successful work-life balance. Panelists include:

Angela Ashton, Ph.D., Senior Manager Clinical Quality Control, Amgen Corporation

Barbara Belmont, M.S., President and Laboratory Director, American Research and Testing; Lecturer, CSU, Dominguez Hills

April Jewell, Ph.D., NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) Fellow, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Sarah Reisman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

Arlene Russell, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, SOE, Director, General Chemistry Laboratory Program, Faculty Director UCLA California Teach, Director, Science Teacher Education Program, University of California, Los Angeles

A Q&A will follow the panel in which panelists will be answering questions related to their careers and what has influenced the choices they have made. We strongly encourage all female students to attend and enjoy this event. Light refreshments will be provided by ELAC Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Program. For more information, please contact Veronica Jaramillo, Ph.D., at vijaramillo@pasadena.edu.