On Friday, January 18, National Academy of Sciences President Marcia McNutt visited campus for a presentation entitled “The Climate for Women in STEM: Past, Present, and Future.”
Her lecture explored her personal experiences as a pioneering woman in science as well as insights from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s report entitled “Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences.”
After her presentation at the Mondavi Center, a panel including a UC Davis alumna and other faculty and staff further discussed the topics of sexual harassment and discrimination and answered questions from the audience.
Panel Discussion Members
- Lead: Maureen Stanton, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Evolution and Ecology
- Linda Katehi, Chancellor Emerita, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Shelley Meeusen, Executive Director, General Medical Biology, Genomics Institute of Novartis Research Foundation (GNF), UC Davis 2003 PhD in Biochem and Molecular Biology
- Marcia McNutt, President, National Academy of Sciences
- Linda Bisson, UC Davis ADVANCE Faculty Director, Professor Emeritus, Viticulture and Enology
- Phil Kass, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Professor, Population Health & Reproduction
- Wendi Delmendo, Chief Compliance Officer, UC Davis
The presentation and panel discussion can be viewed in entirety online.
Scroll below to view photos from the event.