Women in STEM Policy

Seminar Dates | January 4 – 8, 2016

Meet with women scientists, health experts, and medical researchers shaping our nation’s health agenda.

Science 14 NIH Lab

This seminar offers college women a valuable opportunity to hear firsthand from women  in science, health, and technology who are shaping our nation’s STEM 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 2015 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 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 STEM 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.

Thank you to our 2014 Science and Health Policy: Critical Issues Seminar Role Model Sponsor 

 Thank you to BlueCross BlueShield Association and FedEx, hosts of the 2014 Science and Health Policy: Critical Issues Seminar