UW Women in Science and Engineering Annual Fall Lecture Series


Life. Connected with Technology


The Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Program

2013 Autumn Quarter Lecture Series

Wednesday Evenings in October

Time: 6:30 – 7:30pm Doors open @ 6:00

Location: UW Seattle Campus – Kane Hall 225 (Walker Ames Rm.)

On-line Registration is NOW open http://tinyurl.com/WiSElectures

Lectures are FREE but registration is required. Open to all college and university Students, Staff, Alumni.

October 9th, 2013 Wednesday

Presenter: Denise Wilson, Associate Professor, UW Electrical Engineering (EE) Department.

Learn more about our speaker at: https://www.ee.washington.edu/people/faculty/wilson/

TITLE: The Education of Engineering Emily.

What is in Engineering Emily’s way? The potholes and pitfalls along the road marked by a career in the sciences, engineering, or technology generate many a way ward adventure and calls for creative and persistent navigation. From her research in engineering education and her own long term experience as an engineer in the corporate and academic sector, Prof. Wilson will share the types of experiences that typically limit success, happiness, and persistence for many students and professionals in engineering and the types of strategies that can overcome these difficulties.

October 16th, 2013 Wednesday

Presenters: Edree Allen Agbro, Executive Coach, Leadership Development Consultant and CEO of Interpersonal Skill Coaching, LLC; Oghale Agbro, Consultant, Practioner-Human Behavior and Relationships.

Learn more about our speaker(s) at: http://edreeallenagbro.com/ and/or http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/pod/leaders/orgdev/alliance/profiles/Allen-Agbro_Edree.pdf

TITLE: Represent You. The Personal Empowerment of taking your place as a future leader.

Do you find yourself trying to keep up or fit in with an Image as defined by the latest media venture? It is a cycle that can be creative and colorful but also negative and destructive. Through teaching and leadership skills coaching within the corporate and academic arena, Coach Allen-Agbro has gained a wealth of experience to share with you. Learn how to identify and replace the limiting images, create and personalize the Brand of the true YOU, and market the image of your choice that will make a huge difference in your life, leadership and career goals.

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