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Women in Bioscience Conference

You are invited to attend the 2nd annual Women in Bioscience Conference on November 9th in Columbus, featuring topics such as transforming technical talks, negotiation and persuasion, women in government relations, social media strategies to advance your career, and starting a business.  Your own OSU CFAES BioHio Research Park President & CEO, Dr. Shauna Brummet, will be speaking along with some other successful and interesting scientists and businesswomen.  The agenda for the conference can be viewed here.

The CFAES Gender Initiative will provide registration to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers to attend.  The mission of the CFAES Gender Initiative is to identify and create a support structure that will lead to retention and advancement of women’s careers and other underrepresented groups in the agricultural and natural sciences.

Please contact Dr. Sandra Velleman, Faculty Lead for the CFAES Gender Initiative or Dr. Shauna Brummet, President & CEO BioHio Research Park, if you would like to attend the Women in Bioscience Conference. 

Students and post-docs MUST register through Dr. Velleman or Dr. Brummet to take advantage of the registration support – DO NOT register online.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend as well – please do register online here and use the discount  code WOMEN50 to receive registration at half-price
The conference is open to women and men!  The topics are broadly applicable to both genders.

The conference is one-day.  Transportation will be provided for all Wooster participants to the conference.  Columbus attendees – the location is Villa Milano Banquet and Conference Center, 1630 Schrock Rd., Columbus, OH 43229, For more information, visit their website!