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WiBBE Workout Series: Yoga Oct. 28, 2022 at 9:30AM Hameetman Multipurpose Room Join us for another group workout session led by our very own Sarah Torres! All levels are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat and yoga block if you have them, or reach out to to find out how to borrow a mat.
Happy Hour & WiBBE T-shirt Tie-Dye Oct. 14, 2022 at 4:00PM Chen Breezeway Come meet other women in BBE as we welcome the start of the fall quarter with food, drinks, and newly designed WiBBE t-shirts to tie-dye!
WiBBE Mentoring Social Oct. 6, 2022 from 5:00PM-7:00 PM Broad Cafe A casual happy hour for potential mentors and mentees to connect over drinks and games.
WiBBE Workout Series: Yoga Sept. 30, 2022 at 9:30AM Beckman Courtyard Join us for a group workout session led by our very own Sarah Torres! All levels are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat and yoga block if you have them.
Coffee & Conversation with Caltech Women Scientists Apr. 29, 2022 at 1:00PM **Chen North Patio** (note location change) An informal conversation with Caltech women who have excelled in their careers and have advice for women in the next generation of science.
WiBBE Happy Hour Apr. 7, 2022 at 4:00PM Outside Chen Neuroscience Building We will be providing baked goods from Leberry bakery (an awesome local BIPOC-owned pastry shop!), snacks, beverages, and some WiBBE T-shirts. We will also have "Pioneering Women in STEM" coloring book pages if you want to bring your child.
Chinese New Year! Seminar on WiBBE Happy Hour Apr. 7, 2022 at 4:00PM with Dr. Wen Chen Jan. 31, 2022 at 4:00PM Zoom!
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.
WiBBE Happy Hour Apr. 7, 2022 at 4:00PM Chen Breezeway
Women Staff Appreciation Lunch Dec. 15, 2022 at 12:00PM Morgan Library WiBBE would like to recognize that none of our labs and research programs are possible without the support of our staff members.
Meet-the-Speaker: Prof. Paola Arlotta Feb. 7, 2023 at 9:00AM Morgan Library The Arlotta Lab seeks to define the molecular rules that shape and retain neuronal diversity in the cerebral cortex, and to model complex human cortical pathology, focusing on the development of new high-throughput in vitro models of human cortical development and neurodevelopmental disease using 3D cerebral organoids.
Meet-the-Speaker: Prof. Gloria Choi Feb. 28, 2023 at 1:15PM Morgan Library Choi’s lab studies the interaction of the immune system with the brain and the effects of that interaction on neurodevelopment, behavior and mood.
Green Labs x WiBBE Succulent Planting Happy Hour Mar. 16, 2023 at 4:00PM Chen Sunken Garden This event is being hosted in collaboration with a new organization in BBE, Caltech Green Labs, and with support from USA Scientific. USA Scientific will supply old pipette tip boxes, soil, and succulents in an effort demonstrate one way we can reduce the waste we produce in lab.
Meet-the-Speaker: Prof. Gwyneth Card Mar. 21, 2023 at 11AM Morgan Library Card’s lab studies in the neural mechanisms and circuit architectures that underlie visually guided behavioral choices in the fly. Specifically, Card and her team study Drosophila escape behavior
PUSD Science Fest Apr. 22, 2023 at 12PM Muir High School The main aims of the event are 1) to inform and inspire PUSD students and their families about the opportunities for STEM, computing and environmental based careers in the region, and 2) to show the educational and career pathways and support systems available to them. The PUSD public schools have a high proportion of students that are socio-economically deprived, have special needs or are in the foster care system.
WiBBE Careers Event #1 May 5, 2023 at 2:30PM Chen 130
WiBBE Careers Event #2 May 19, 2023 at 2:30PM Chen 100