Chicago Holiday Party & Food Drive!

Date: Tuesday, December 5th
Time: 11am to 1pm 
Location: Abbott Hall TGS Conference Room (Chicago Campus 710 N. Lake Shore Drive; Room 327)
RSVP by Dec. 2 at: 

Join GWAN in celebrating the end of the quarter at our holiday party on the Chicago campus with lunch and many holiday treats! 

Additionally, our holiday party will double as a food drive. If you are able, please consider bringing a non-perishable food item to our event. All donations will be distributed to local soup kitchens in the Chicago area (see a list of most needed items on the RSVP form).

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Women in Academia Career Panel

Date: October 25th, 2017

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Silverman Hall, First floor Conference Room (2170 Campus Dr, Evanston Campus)


All are invited to GWAN’s Women in Academia Career Panel featuring female professors at different stages of their careers, from both the sciences and humanities. This event is hosted in collaboration with the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute and The Women’s Center at Northwestern University.

This panel will focus on two topics: (1) How to develop a successful academic career, especially in male-dominated fields, and (2) Available tools and resources successful women can use to achieve work-life balance. The first hour will be dedicated to a formal panel, and the second hour will be a casual mix and mingle over coffee and snacks.

We hope this panel will help break down some of the perceived and actual barriers that contribute to the attrition of graduate women (across all fields) from pursuing academic careers.

Current Panelists include: TGS Dean Teresa Woodruff, Emily Weiss (Chemistry), Neda Bagheri (Engineering), Ginger Pennington (Psychology), and others. 

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