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Stanford Medicine | Dean's Lecture Series | Hannah A. Valantine, MD - NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

Hannah A. Valantine, MD - Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, National Institutes of Health

NIH Addresses the Science of Diversity: Where Are We Now

Dr. Hannah Valantine became NIH's first permanent Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity in March 2014. In this role, Dr. Valantine leads NIH's effort to diversify the biomedical research workforce by developing a vision and comprehensive strategy to expand recruitment and retention, and promote inclusiveness and equity throughout the biomedical research enterprise.

AANSOC: Community Welcome

Kick off NSO at AANSOC’s first event!  Learn about resources for Stanford’s Asian and Pacific Islander community such as the Asian American Activities Center (A3C).  Come meet the AANSOC team and AASib core members and enjoy live student performances while sampling refreshments with your family. 

12@12 / 12@6: Deadline

Connect with a diverse group of graduate students to informally discuss "big questions."

Over lunch at 12 PM or dinner at 6 PM, 12 students and a faculty or staff facilitator choose complex, real-world questions to discuss over the course of multiple sessions.

'Girls Coming to Tech!' A History of American Engineering Education for Women

Engineering in the United States was long regarded as masculine territory. For decades, women who studied or worked in engineering were popularly perceived as oddities, outcasts, unfeminine, or inappropriately feminine. Amy Bix tells the story of how women gained entrance to this traditionally male world, starting with a handful who entered engineering colleges in the late 1800s. During World War II, government, employers, and colleges recruited women to train as engineering aides, but in the 1950s, women still comprised less than one percent of engineering students.

Leadership Dinner: Leslie Hume

Leadership Dinners bring proven leaders from various arenas together with a small group of graduate students for dinner and informal discussion about what it means to be a leader and to lead organizations, movements, and people. 

Leslie Hume, historian and philanthropist

Leslie Parker Hume graduated from Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1969, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. She received a Master's degree in 1971 and a PhD in 1979 from Stanford University in Stanford, California.


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