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Chinese New Year! Seminar on Traditional Chinese Attire with Dr. Wen Chen Feb. 11, 2021 at 4:00PM PST Zoom!
Screening of Picture a Scientist Sept. 25, 2020 at 3:30PM PST BBE retreat Zoom! The documentary Picture a Scientist sheds light on the systemic sexism in STEM and academia. The coffee hour and discussion is immediately after the BBE Division retreat.
Action-centered BBE-wide town hall Sept. 11, 2020 at 12:00PM PST Zoom! Materially valuing diversity in BBE and sharing the work of institutional transformation.
Change Catalysis 1 - Invisible Labor. In partnership with the Caltech Postdoc Asociation Sept. 10, 2020 at 4:00PM PST Zoom! What is invisible labor, and why is it everyone's problem? Part of a solidarity series activating the BBE community in support of Black Scientists and Engineers of Caltech (BSEC).
WiBBE Allyship Coffe Hour June 10, 2020 at 2:00PM Zoom! The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many others at the hands of the police call us to reflect on our own actions. How can we be effective allies to the Black community and marginalized communities more broadly? How can we move from being non-racist to anti-racist?
Members Lunch Mar. 5, 2020 at 12:00PM Watson Courtyard Come chat with your fellow women in BBE about careers, family, research, and more! This will be an informal gathering.
Mentorship Mixer Mar. 3, 2020 at 3:00PM Details to come!
Meet-the-Speaker: Prof. Paloma Gonzalez-Bellido Feb. 4, 2020 at 10:00AM Morgan Library Dr. Gonzalez-Bellido is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at University of Minnesota. Her lab studies vision and behavior in flying predatory insects! One of the species she studies is the robber fly, which has been called the "top gun of the insect world."
Meet-the-Speaker: Prof. Yukiko Yamashita Jan. 28, 2020 at 10:00AM Morgan Library Meet with next week's general biology seminar speaker, Dr. Yukiko Yamashita. Dr. Yamashita is the James Playfair McMurrich Collegiate Professor of the Life Sciences at the University of Michigan. Her lab seeks to understand the mechanisms that regulate asymmetric stem cell division — which are poorly understood and have implications for cancer and other diseases.
Holiday Social Nov. 20, 2019 at 5:00PM Beckman Courtyard Snacks and drinks to celebrate the arrival of the holidays!
Ice Cream Social Aug. 21, 2019 at 4:00PM Broad Cafe An informal ice cream social for women in BBE and friends to mingle! All are welcome, regardless of gender or division affiliation.