2008 women's seminar: discovering your inner geek
Sheri Sheppard, Ph.D.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford Unversity and Advisor to the ME Women's Group
Title: "Where we are and where we want to be"
Ellen Spertus, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Mills College
Research Scientist, Google
Title: "From male-identified misogynist to sexiest geek alive: My journey as a woman in computer science"
Deborah Gordon, BS
Associate Director, Preventive Defense Project, Stanford University
Council Member and former Mayor, Woodside, CA
Title: "Why not?"
Trae Vassallo, MS
Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers
Title: "What's really going on in Greentech"
Alissa Fitzgerald, PhD
Founder and Managing Member of A.M. Fitzgerald & Associates, LLC
Title: "How to empower your inner geek: Essential skills that you won't learn in engineering classes"
Norman Fortenberry, ScD
Director, Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education, National Academy of Engineering
Title: "Confessions of a homemade social engineer"
Emily Ma, MS
Project Manager and Design Engineer, IDEO
Title: "The conscious geek"
Maria Klawe, PhD
President, Harvey Mudd College
Title: "Embracing geekdom in art, math, and exercise"
Marjolein van der Meulen, PhD
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University
Title: "How tenure frees you to follow your passions"
Lily Sanchez , PhD
Process Validation Engineer, Cepheid
Title: "This will be the worst mistake of your life!"...Not so much