3rd Annual Women in STEM Symposium


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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome and Overcoming Barriers. The symposium will take place 1 – 5:30pm in Hensel Phelps West and will focus on Impostor Syndrome & Overcoming Obstacles, featuring talks from Dr. Sonia Flores (CU Anschutz DOM), Kaycee Palumbo (GE Healthcare), and Lauren Costantini (Neuraptive); a workshop on Impostor Syndrome from WiSTEM; and a Career Panel focused on making the transition to a profession. All registered attendees will receive dinner during the Career Panel complements of Women in STEM and the CU Office of Diversity & Inclusion.

Following the symposium, there will be a Networking & Awards Banquet, 6 – 8pm at the nearby Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center. Attendees will have a chance to meet other women in STEM and supporters from CU Anschutz and local companies. The Banquet willl alo feature our first WiSTEM Awards, including a Women in STEM Travel Grant. Attendees will receive one free drink compliments of our sponsors Promega, Biotechne, and 3i – Intelligent Imaging Innovations.


2nd Annual Women in STEM Symposium


Hearing All Voices: Inclusivity and Intersectionality in STEM. This symposium included a Key Note session from 500 Women Scientists founders and leaders Jane Zelikov, Jessica Metcalf, and Beth Bartel, an identity workshop from CU Anschutz SACNAS, a privilege and allyship workshop from CU Anschutz PRISM, as well as a presentation on community engagement through communication from Abigail Armstrong and Allison Porman of CU Anschutz WiSTEM.

Spring Symposium 2018 Photos

1st Annual Women in STEM Symposium


Empowerment and Inspiration. The key note speaker was Dr. Brenda Allen, Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion at UC Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. The symposium also featured talks from Dr. Vanessa Carmean from Healthcare Strategic Partnerships at Zayo Group and Dr. Katharine Smith, assistant professor in the department of Pharmacology at UC Anschutz Medical Campus, as well as ‘TED-talks” from students and staff on women in science-relevant topics.

Spring Symposium 2017 Photos