Brookhaven Women in Science Talk

"She Wins—We Win: The Criticality of Supporting Women in STEM and Innovation"

Paula McCauley, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems, University of Central Florida

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 4:00 pm — Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

McCauley will discuss the critical need to support women in their careers in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields and innovation opportunities on a global level. As McCauley will explain, the impact of improving STEM education and career opportunities for women is an issue of national importance and is impacting America's innovation potential, national security, and global position as a leader in innovation. Dr. McCauley will share scholarly literature and strategies from her book, Transforming Your STEM Career Through Leadership and Innovation: Inspiration and Strategies for Women, published in 2013 by Elsevier, as well as organizational best practices and examples from her personal experience regarding key points where the support of others, particularly women, were pivotal in her career.

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