Event Recap: Marcia McNutt and the Climate of Women in STEM

McNutt STEM Presentation
Dr. Marcia McNutt answers a question from an audience member during a panel discussion

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
Video Presentation

The presentation and panel discussion can be viewed in entirety online. 

Watch the full video presentation

Photo Highlights

Scroll below to view photos from the event.