The Case Western Reserve University Undergraduate Research Society is collaborating with Women in Science and Engineering Roundtable (WISER) to present a panel event featuring female researchers at different stages of their careers.
Held Friday, Feb. 26, from 1 to 2 p.m., this panel discussion will feature the following faculty members:
- Clare Rimnac, Distinguished University Professor and the Wilbert J. Austin Professor of Engineering;
- Yolanda Fortenberry, associate professor of biology;
- Ruwani Wasalathanthri, a postdoctoral researcher in the Electrochemical Materials Fabrication Laboratory; and
- Katie Troike, a PhD candidate in molecular medicine.
The panelists will discuss their academic journey, career choices and work-life balance as women in the STEM fields.
Kristin Williams, the assistant dean for admissions and student affairs from the School of Dental Medicine, will serve as the moderator for this talk.
The organizations aim for attendees to gain new perspectives on diversity in research and learn some tips and tricks in navigating the research community.