Voices 2008

A Networking Conference for
Women Graduate Students
In Science and Engineering

Registration and conference brochure

Call for posters

To register, please print and fill out the brochure and send to The WISE Institue at 319 Boucke by February 25th.
Deadline Extended to February 29th!!!

Voices 2008 will take place at the Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus on Sunday, March 2nd 2008, with the following tentative schedule (conference fee: students $10, non-students $15):

10:00 - 10:15


10:15 - 11:00

Brunch and Poster Session

11:00 - 11:15


Nicole Reed/Katie Rung

11:15 - 12:00

Keynote I

Michele Beisler (NASA)

Creating Conscious Change

Professional Development


Session I

12:15 - 1:00

Industry vs. Academia (Panel)
Alicia Knoedler

Zuleima Karpyn - EME Dept

Elizabeth Dickey - MATSE Dept

BJ Hale - State College Raytheon

Michele Beisler - NASA

The Stress-Nutrition Connection
Monica Montag - Be Well Associates

Session II


Scientific Ethics

Michelle Stickler

Balancing Work & Family (Panel)

Dean Karin Foley - Science

Nuket Acar

Joanne Bevilacqua

Session III

2:15 - 3:00

Nontraditional & Interdisciplinary Careers

Eileen Kane - Dickinson Law School

Loida Carlson - Biotech/Outreach

Lisbeth Gronlund - Union of Concerned Scientists

Dean Karin Foley - Science/Intellectual Property

What Fashion Does TO Us

Alice Royer - Mont Alto

3:15 - 4:00 PM

Keynote 2

Dr. Joanna Floros (Hershey Medical Center)

Vision and Commitment: Career and Family

4:00 - 4:05 PM


Contact the WISE Institute at (814) 865-3342 or e-mail wise@psu.edu