A Talk by Rita Colwell: Just Because You're a Pawn You Can Still Win the Game - Women in STEM

Submitted by mfraz on Fri, 04/01/2022 - 15:54
April 01, 2022

April 19, 2022 | 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM | Register for the Online Event

Rita Colwell is founder and chairman of CosmosID, a bioinformatics company, and chairman emeritus at Canon US Life Sciences. She has authored or co-authored 19 books and more than 800 scientific publications. She produced the award-winning film, "Invisible Seas." Her talk will feature her most recent book, A Lab of One's Own: One Woman's Personal Journey Through Sexism in Science.

Dr. Colwell served as director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) from 1998 to 2004. Before joining NSF, Dr. Colwell was president of the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute and a professor of microbiology and biotechnology.

For questions, please contact Linda Steiner, lsteiner@umd.edu.

Sponsored by the ADVANCE Program for Inclusive Excellence.