Presidents Workshop on Gender Equity in
Academic Science and Engineering
Cambridge, January 2001


Sunday, 28 January
6:30 pm

Reception at MIT Faculty Club

7:00 pm

Informal dinner

Charles Vest
Nancy Hopkins
Monday, 29 January
8:00 am

Continental breakfast

8:30 am


Shirley Malcom, AAAS

Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs

9:00 am

Session 1: Experiences to Date

What are the issues in your institutions and the successful or unsuccessful strategies you have pursued?

Moderator: Charles Vest

10:30 am


10:45 am

Session 2: Causes

What are the systemic causes of the problems we face?

Moderator: Lotte Bailyn

12:15 pm


Session 3: Institutional Actions

What new actions could each institution take?

Moderator: Nancy Hopkins

2:00 pm


2:15 pm

Session 4: Collective Actions

What might we do collectively?

Moderator: Charles Vest

3:45 pm

Closing statement

4-6 pm