GROW STEM at Geneseo
Geneseo Reaching Out to Women and under-represented groups in STEM
GROW STEM is a networking group on campus that aims at raising awareness regarding difficulties that women and under-represented groups can face in their career in STEM fields. The general goals of this group are to educate our students, faculty and staff on such issues, identify what the issues are, how to deal with them, and most importantly, how we can help improve the situation. Every semester, conferences, panel discussions and activities are organized to explore different topics such as implicit biases, mentoring, and work-life balance.
Activities for Spring 2019
Title IX with Tamara Kenney, campus Title IX Coordinator (Mon, Feb 25th @4:30pm in ISC136): Sexual Harassment is one reason why women leave their STEM field. It is important to know the resources in place to minimize its impact on someone's career. This session is there to inform about what Title IX is, what it can/cannot do for someone, and how it can be there for you, your classmate, your co-worker, your friend, ...
Panel Discussion on "A Diverse Perspective on the Work/Life Balance"
GROW STEM Eboard
Vice President: Sarah
Social Media / Publicity: Nicole
Faculty Advisor: Anne Pellerin