Past Seminars

 

  

In partnership with Alabama ADVANCE, the UAB Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts virtual seminars to discuss the advancement of women in academic STEM. The monthly seminars feature various speakers from UAB and surrounding ADVANCE institutions to discuss recruitment and retention of women and minorities, tenure in STEM fields, the balance of work and family, and many others. 

In case you missed it, view past seminars here.  

 

April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021

ADVANCE Seminar Series: Search Committee Responsibilities and Training

The UAB ADVANCE Seminar Series concluded on April 22, 2021, discussing Search Committee Responsibilities and Training. The seminar featured Dr. Anthonia Adadevoh, Miles College, Vice President and Interim Dean Academic Affairs and Dr. Michelle Allen, UAB, Diversity Education Director.

Watch the live video here!


March 4, 2021

March 4, 2021

UAB Alabama ADVANCE Spring Symposium featuring Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

On March 4, 2021, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alabama ADVANCE Partnership for Achieving Gender Equity in STEM (APAGES) hosted the Alabama ADVANCE Spring Symposium. The symposium featured Freeman Hrawbowski, Ph.D., who discussed “Empowered and Inclusive Campuses: Broadening Racial and Gender Diversity in STEM.”

Watch the live video here!


March 3, 2021

March 3, 2021

ADVANCE Seminar Series: Unconscious Bias

This month, the UAB ADVANCE Seminar was hosted on March 3, 2021, discussing Unconscious Bias. The seminar featured Dr. Laterrica Shelton, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Dr. Kenneth LaiHing, Oakwood University, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences.

Watch the live video here!


February 10, 2021

February 10, 2021

ADVANCE Seminar Series: Intersectionality

The UAB ADVANCE Seminar Series continued on February 10, 2021, discussing Intersectionality. The seminar featured Dr. Tonya Perry, AAMU, Professor & Chairperson, Department of Social Work, Psychology & Counseling College of Education, Humanities & Behavioral Sciences and Dr. Michelle Allen, UAB, Diversity Education Director.

Watch the live video here!


January 14, 2021

January 14, 2021

ADVANCE Seminar Series: Balancing Work and Family Life

The spring UAB ADVANCE Seminar Series kicked off on January 14, 2021, discussing the Balance of Work and Family Life. The seminar featured Dr. Esther Suswam, Miles College, Assistant Professor Department Natural Science and Mathematics and Dr. Virginia Sisiopiku, UAB, Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering.


November 9, 2020

November 9, 2020

ADVANCE Seminar Series: Promotion and Tenure Requirements in STEM Departments

The UAB ADVANCE Seminar Series continued on November 9, 2020, discussing Promotion and Tenure Requirements in STEM Departments. The seminar featured Dr. Farah Lubin, UAB, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Director, NINDS, Neuroscience Roadmap Scholar Program and Dr. Jeanette Jones, AAMU, University Distinguished Professor, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University Trustee and Faculty, Senate President.


October 20, 2020

October 20, 2020

ADVANCE Seminar Series: Best Practices for Recruitment and Retention of Women and Minorities

In partnership with Alabama ADVANCE, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host virtual seminars to discuss the advancement of women in academic STEM. The topics for the seminars will cover the recruitment and retention of women and minorities, tenure in STEM fields, the balance of work and family, and many others.

The seminar series began on October 20, 2020, featuring the speakers Dr. Kecia Thomas, UAB, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Dr. Verna Keith, UAB, Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology.


September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

UAB ADVANCE Symposium featuring Dr. Shirley Malcom

On September 24, 2020, the Alabama ADVANCE Partnership for Achieving Gender Equity in STEM (APAGES), The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama A&M University, Miles College, Oakwood University, the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and Auburn University hosted the 2020 Alabama ADVANCE Symposium. The symposium featured the speaker, Shirley Malcom, Ph.D., who discussed: Re-imagining Our Institutions as Places Where Inclusion is the Norm: What Will it Take?