Science and Health Policy: Critical Issues
Seminar Dates | January 5 – 8, 2015
Meet with women scientists, health experts, and medical researchers shaping our nation’s health agenda
This seminar offers college women a valuable opportunity to hear firsthand from women scientists, leading health experts, medical researchers, and pharmaceutical representatives who shape our nation’s health agenda in this critical policy arena. Students will connect with senior women influencing the field from the public, nonprofit, and private sectors to gain an appreciation for how they have contributed to growth in the sciences. See the 2014 Science and Health Policy Seminar Agenda. See the infographic on the 2014 Science and Health Policy Seminar students.
See where policy research takes place: Visit government agencies and organizations where groundbreaking science and health policy research is done and meet with the women who conduct it. Learn how to use your science or health background to your advantage in Washington, D.C. See last year’s seminar schedule here.
Become a leader: Learn how to launch your career from the insight and experience of women who have broken the glass ceiling in science and health policy and get insider advice on becoming a leader in the field.
Professional Skill-Building: Get advice on perfecting your résumé to land your first internship or job and learn how to network, putting these skills to task by attending a reception with science leaders.