SEEDS in the New
First Speed Mentoring event, RSMAS As described in Miami Magazine , and e-veritas, on February 2, 2009 mentees met mentors for a series of 5 minute sessions with mentors. After an intense hour, the group met over lunch to cement ties and discuss their experience. Surprisingly, all reported receiving useful feedback in the five minutes. For photos and an assessment of the event click here
The SEEDS Inaugural Event, Lunch with the Prez
In this official debut luncheon at UM’s Coral Gables campus on November 18, 2008, more than 100 women from across the University gathered to learn more about the endeavor and discuss ways for improving diversity at the institution.
Reported as Planting SEEDS Miller School of Medicine News 12/2/2008 (website or download pdf)
Reported as SEEDS of Change in the Winter 2009 Miami Magazine (download pdf)
See more description and pictures on the SEEDS website
People featured: University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala, the Executive Vice President and Provost Thomas J. LeBlanc who established the SEEDS office, the Director of SEEDS, Kathryn Tosney, Deans of UM’s four science schools who are also SEEDS co-investigators-- Pascal J. Goldschmidt, Miller School of Medicine, Michael Halleran, College of Arts and Sciences, James Tien College of Engineering, and Otis Brown, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.
SEEDS: New program focuses on women in science reported in e-veritus November 10, 2008 see website or download pdf PLANTING THE SEEDS OF DIVERSITY, UM Soundings, October 2008 RSMAS newsletter. see website
The Future of Women in Academic Sciences, reported in E-veritas April 2, 2007 see website
Panelists respond to questions during a roundtable discussion presented by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of History on the Future of Women in Academic Science held at the Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center, Glasgow Hall. Pictured, from left, are moderator Mary Doyle, professor of law and co-director of the Leonard and Jayne Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy; Margaret Pericak-Vance, M.D., director, Institute of Human Genomics, Miller School of Medicine; University President Donna E. Shalala; Kathryn Tosney, chair, Department of Biology, and Londa Schiebinger, John L. Hinds Professor of the History of Science at Stanford University and the Henry King Stanford Chair in the Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami.