Dealing with Imposter Syndrome and Overcoming Barriers. The symposium focused on imposter syndrome and overcoming obstacles; featuring a workshop on imposter syndrome, a career panel focused on making the transition to a profession, and talks from Dr. Sonia Flores (Dept. of Medicine and Microbiology), Kaycee Palumbo (GE Healthcare), and Lauren Costantini (Neuraptive).
Hearing All Voices: Inclusivity and Intersectionality in STEM. This symposium included a keynote session from 500 Women Scientists founders and leaders Jane Zelikov, Jessica Metcalf, and Beth Bartel, an identity workshop from CU Anschutz SACNAS, a privilege and allyship workshop from CU Anschutz PRISM, as well as a presentation on community engagement through communication from Abigail Armstrong and Allison Porman of CU Anschutz WiSTEM.
Empowerment and Inspiration. The keynote speaker was Dr. Brenda Allen, Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion at CU Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus. The symposium also featured talks from Dr. Vanessa Carmean from Healthcare Strategic Partnerships at Zayo Group and Dr. Katharine Smith, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at CU Anschutz, as well as "TED-talks" from students and staff on women in science-related topics.