Science and Health Policy: Critical Issues

Seminar Dates | January 6 – 9, 2014

Hear from women scientists, health experts, and medical researchers shaping our nation’s 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 agenda in this critical policy arena. Students will connect with senior women influencing the field from government, nonprofits, and the private sector to gain an appreciation for how they have contributed to growth in the sector. See the 2014 Science and Health Policy Seminar Agenda here.

See where policy research happens: Visit government agencies and organizations where groundbreaking science 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 D.C. See last year’s seminar schedule here.

Become a leader: Learn about how to launch your career from 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 by attending a reception with science leaders.

Find out about scholarship and funding options here.

Novo Nordisk is a Role Model Sponsor of the 2014 Science and Health Policy: Critical Issues Seminar

Novo Nordisk

We’re please to partner with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for the Science and Health Policy: Critical Issues Seminar. AAAS Fellows will speak on a variety of panels during the seminar as well as attend the networking reception held in honor of the students. Learn more about the AAAS Fellowship.