April 23, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Lecture Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, 606 Tower Road, Ithaca, New York 14853

Dena Simmons, Ed.D., assistant director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, explores the five key skills of emotional intelligence — recognizing, understanding, labeling, expressing and regulating emotion, as well as example of culturally responsive practices. She will discuss how emotionally intelligent and culturally responsive practices can help tackle impostor syndrome and create welcoming communities.

Cosponsored by the President’s Council on Cornell Women, this panel discussion features Cornell alumnae discussing their experiences navigating successful careers. Moderated by Wendy Levitt, author of At the Cornell of Wall and Sesame, the panelists are Cynthia Cuffie, endocrinologist and executive coach; Lisa Freeman, acting president at Northern Illinois University and Lisa Rangel, founder and managing director of Chameleon Resumes.

May 23, 2018
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Stocking Hall, Rooms 146 and 148

During this day-long symposium, attendees will hear from several speakers, addressing topics such as The Gender Wage Gap: Extent, Trends and Explanation, and Leveraging Expertise.

Speakers are: Julia Thom-Levy, Vice Provost of Academic Innovation and Associate Professor of Physics; Francine Blau, Frances Perkins Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and Professor of Economics; Shirley Malcolm, Director of Education and Human Resources Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Melissa Thomas-Hunt, Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence and Professor of Management, Vanderbilt University; and Barbara Knuth, Senior Vice Provost, Dean of the Graduate School, and Professor of Natural Resources Policy and Management.

The symposium is sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, Diversity Programs in Engineering, Office of Postdoctoral Studies; Graduate School Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement, and the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning.