2013 Voices Annual Conference:

Work/Life Balance


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A Networking Conference for
Students, Post-Docs, Faculty, and Professionals
in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Fields.

Saturday, February 9, 2013
The Atherton Hotel, State College, PA

Congratulations to the great success of Voices 2013. See you next year!

Voices Conference 2013 Schedule of Events

2012 voices schedule

Keynote Speaker:

  • Renee Weisman, author Winning in a Man’s World: Advice for Women Who Want to Succeed and the Men Who Work With Them, with nearly 40 years of experience in industry and academia

Panelists and Speakers:

  • Tyler Wagner, Ph.D., Adjunct Associate Professor of Fisheries Ecology, PSU, Assistant Unit Leader, PA Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
  • Emily Monosson, Ph.D., Adjunct Faculty, Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, editor Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory
  • Kathleen M Brown, Ph.D., Professor of Plant Stress Biology, Pennsylvania State University
  • Michael Sostarecz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Monmouth College
  • Eden King, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, George Mason University
  • Yonhong Jade Xu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Couseling, Educational Psychology, and Research, Universoty of Memphis
  • Janice M. Sabatine, Ph.D., President, Avanti Strategies LLC, Executive Coach, Consultant, and Educator, Pittsburgh Coaches Association President, 2012
  • Audra Goach Sostarecz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Monmouth College

Voices Co-chairs:

  • Kathryne Sparks (kjs361 at psu dot edu) — Ph.D. Candidate in Physics
  • Shu Li (shuli.alice at gmail dot com) — Ph.D. Candidate in Plant Biology




The host hotel:

The Atherton Hotel, State College

125 South Atherton Street
Phone: (814) 231-2100
Fax: (814) 237-1130
Email: info@athertonhotel.net

A complete listing of hotels in the State College area can be found here.

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Past programs:

Voices 2005
Voices 2007
Voices 2008
Voices 2009
Voices 2010
Voices 2011
Voices 2012

Questions? Contact GWIS at psu.gwis@gmail.com