Webcast: AWIS President to Address UN Women’s Health and Development Forum: “Empowering Women in Science and Economy”
The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is excited to announce our participation in the United Nation’s inaugural World Women’s Health and Development Forum. AWIS President Ann Lee-Karlon, PhD, will address the UN Forum on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 11:40am ET (8:40am PT). The session is titled “Empowering Women in Science and Economy” and Dr. Lee-Karlon will discuss the many contributions of women in science to global development, equal access for both educational and employment opportunities in STEM, and the importance of paid family leave policies.
To hear Dr. Lee-Karlon address the UN Forum, tune in via webcast at http://webtv.un.org to support AWIS as we take the stage as a leader for women’s global development.