Current Events (Waterloo)
Session 6: Brown Bag Lunches. No speaker, no agenda, just a chance to bring your lunch and chat with other women faculty!
When and where?
Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 12:00pm-1:00pm, N1042
Wednesday, May 22, 12:00pm-1:00pm, N1059
Wednesday, May 29, 12:00pm-1:00pm, N1058
Session 5: The goodwill trap: Supporting women in science and engineering. Talk by Dr. Carla Fehr, Wolfe Chair in Science and Technology, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Waterloo
Abstract: This talk explores some of the results of a university-wide, six-year experiment designed to improve the climate for women in science and engineering at a large research university. In particular, I will discuss the benefits and challenges for working with male allies to improve the climate for women in our university communities.
When? Monday, April 8, 2013, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Session 4: What does it really mean to be a woman in leadership? Discussion with VPA Dr. Deb MacLatchy about her journey to becoming a senior member of Laurier's administration, and about being ranked as one of Canada's 100 most powerful women. This is the Waterloo campus version of a similar event held in Brantford in March.
When? Tues, April 2, 2013, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Session 3: Bullying and Interpersonal Conflict. Talk by Dawn Ricker, followed by discussion.
Dawn will talk about the differences between bullying and interpersonal conflict, practical approaches to resolution and what your obligation is as a peer, team member or person in a position of authority. She will address retaliation concerns, processes within Laurier and how to seek remedy in these very challenging often complex situations.
When? Thursday, February 28, 2013, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Session 2: Women's Faculty Colleague Reception. An opportunity to meet and eat, and network with other women faculty. It will also be an opportunity to share ideas about events for this year.
When? Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 4:30pm-6pm
Where? Senate and Board Chamber
Session 1: As you know, this December marks the 23rd anniversary of the Montreal
Massacre when 14 women were murdered at L'Ecole Polytechnique in
Montreal. Most of them were female engineering students. In
recognition of this anniversary I am organizing a screening of the NFB
documentary After the Montreal Massacre. This 27 minute film
explores that event and the larger context of violence against women.
When? Monday, December 3, 11:30-12:20 (you are welcome to bring your lunch if you wish)
Where? Dr. Alvin Woods Building 1-101B (on the ground floor across from the elevators)
There will be a few words of introduction, followed by the film, and the opportunity to chat afterwards