AGENDA


Tuesday, Oct 22
14:30 - 16:00
Hotel Santiago by Mandarin Oriental - Ballroom

Description

In this session we will highlight some of the challenges faced by women in Engineering and STEM, the impact and progress so far, as well as measures that can be taken by academic institutions, industry and state alike to diminish these challenges and increase future participation of women in Engineering and STEM.

The session will begin with the chilean minister of Women and Gender Equity of Chile on her experience and participation in policies that promote Women and Gender Equity in the country and then followed by the keynote speaker Elizabeth (Dori) Tunstall, who will present on her experience as the first African-American female dean of a Faculty of Design and her expertise on the subject matter.

After the keynote speaker, we will have a panel discussion moderated by Natacha DePaola (Carol and Ed Kaplan Armour Dean of Engineering,

Speakers

Isabel

Plá


Women and Gender Equity Minister, Chilean Government

Dori

Tunstall


KEYNOTE, Dean Faculty of Design. OCAD University

Elizabeth

Croft


Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Monash University Australia

Tawga

Musa


Dean of the College of Petroleum Engineering and Technology, Sudan University of Science and Technology

Gaby

Arellano


Customer Success Engineer, MathWorks

Natacha

DePaola


Carol and Ed Kaplan Armour Dean of Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, Chair GEDC

María José

Escobar


Researcher, Computational Neuroscience, Electronic Engineering Department UTFSM, Chile