AWIS DC presents: Unconscious Bias and its Impact on Women in STEM

AWIS DC presents: 

Unconscious Bias and its Impact on Women in STEM 

July 12, 2016

AAAS

6-8:30pm

Have you ever wondered what unconscious bias is and how it affects women in STEM? On Tuesday, July 12th Dr. Janette Lun from Scientific Workforce Diversity in the Office of the Director at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will join AWIS DC to help tackle this important topic. Don’t forget to bring your questions and business cards along!

Networking and appetizers at 6pm. Programming begins at 6:30.

All are welcome!

Tickets: http://awisdcbias.eventbrite.com

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Janetta Lun, Ph.D. is a senior behavioral scientist in Scientific Workforce Diversity in the Office of the Director at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In this position, she works on evidence-based approaches and interventions to enhance the diversity and social inclusion of the scientific workforce at NIH.  In 2013-2014, she was an AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow in the Office of Program, Policy and Management of the Bureau for Democracy, Conflicts and Humanitarian Assistance at USAID.  Her fellowship work supported the implementation of the U.S. National Action Plan of Women, Peace and Security at USAID.  She earned her Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Virginia with research on the social-cognitive basis of intergroup attitudes and behavior, as well as cultural psychology. She had also held positions at other organizations such as UVA’s Center for Advanced Study on Teaching and Learning and Chemonics International where she conducted program evaluations and projects review. Dr. Lun has also designed and taught classes on cultural diversity and cross-cultural negotiation.

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