WiSTEM Symposium

6th Annual Women in STEM Symposium:

Combating Biases: Fighting for Diversity in STEM


Women in STEM Symposium focused on "Combating Biases: Fighting for Diversity in STEM". Annual awards were announced.

The Symposium included:

  • Keynote: "Taking the Educational Ladder: From Rez to PhD and Beyond" with Dr. Katrina Claw
  • "The Intricacies of Identity, Power, and Privilege: An Identity Workshop" with Dr. Allison Swain
  • "Those We Render Invisible: The Intersection of Race & Gender From a Black Male Perspective" with Evan Morrison
  • "Are Your Letters of Recommendation Gender Biased? Tips & Tricks to Instill Gender Equality in Your Lab" with Karli Swenson
  • "Caught Between Cultures: The Diverse Experiences and Challenges of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science" with the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) CU Anschutz chapter
  • "Parenthood in Academia: How to Support Pregnant Trainees, Understand Parental Leave, & Decrease Barriers for Parents in Science" with Dr. Shawna Cox, Melissa Flippin, Alison McGrath, Dr. Neelanjan Mukherjee, and Shanna Petersen
  • "Allyship as a Verb and Not a Noun: A Discussion on What Makes an Effective Ally" with Steven Burton
  • "How to Create a Disability-Accessible Classroom, Lab, and Syllabus" with Max Lomax
  • "Equity in Action" with Dr. Rita Lee

2022 Symposium & Awards Photos

Symposium Program:

WhiteBackground_WiSTEM Symposium 2022 Initial Poster (8.5 x 11 in)