Join the U of A community for a virtual event celebrating the official launch of the University of Arkansas NSF ADVANCE program: UA ENGAGE, with keynote speaker Dr. Joycelyn Elders! The University of Arkansas' NSF ADVANCE program – Empowering Network Groups for Arkansas Gender Equity, or ENGAGE – promotes institutional change for intersectional gender equity in STEM departments and across the campus.
Hear from seniors talking about gender equity and STEM, which includes the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, and then meet the UA ADVANCE team and learn about their work. They want to hear from you too! Submit questions and comments during the panel session to let them know how they can serve you. Post-event entry prizes!
This is a virtual event from 11:30 a.m. at 1 p.m. Wednesday October 13
If you register with a personal email account, you must also have a personal zoom account to register.
Learn more at uaengage.uark.edu.
The Elders served as US Surgeons General from 1993 to 1994, as the first African-American woman and the second woman to hold this position. Elders hails from Schall, Arkansas, and completed her M.D. (1960) and his residency in pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where he also earned a Master of Medical Sciences. in biochemistry (1967). Elders is currently Professor Emeritus at UAMS.