Events

2016-11-16

12/1 Seminar: Gender Equality at OIST and in the U.S.A.

Kyushu University holds a seminar regarding gender equality by Dr. Machi Dilworth, the Vice President for Gender Equality and Human Resource Development of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). Dr. Dilworth will introduce the activities at OIST and in the USA including the measures against unconscious bias.

Date&Time
December 1(Thu), 2016, 10:00-11:30

Venue
Hall, Ito Guest House, Ito Campus (Campus Map No.74)

Lecturer 
Dr. Machi Dilworth
Dr. Machi Dilworth is the Vice President for Gender Equality and Human Resource Development at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). She became the first Vice President for Gender Equality in 2015. She is a former National Science Foundation official and current member of BTI*’s Board of Directors. She earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Plant Biochemistry and Physiology, University of California at Los Angeles, and B.A. in Natural Sciences, International Christian University, Tokyo.
*BTI= Boyce Thompson Institute, an affiliate of Cornell University, the USA

Participants
Students, Researchers, and Staff at Kyushu University

Language
English

Participation
-Free of Charge 
-Pre-registration is required. Drop-ins will be welcomed based on the availability of the seats.
-For pre-registration and inquiries, please contact the Office for the Promotion of Gender Equality (event@danjyo.kyushu-u.ac.jp) with your name, department or organization, contact information. Please write “12/1 seminar” in the subject line.

For Details of the event, please refer to the attached PDF file.