'Flourish HERE': An Unconference Experience Focused on Women in STEM

Opportunity Type: 
Research
Location of Opportunity: 
On Campus
Host Department/Organization: 

College of Public Health

Opportunity Description: 

"Flourish HERE" is a half-day unconference exploring the roles and opportunities for STEM-oriented women and allies to engage in the Tucson innovation ecosystem. From inventorship to mentorship and from teaming to funding, we will explore, connect and support one another to advance the impact of the incredible people and inventions of the University of Arizona.

Who should attend?

  • Faculty
  • Post docs
  • Graduate students
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Technology experts
  • Investors
  • Community supporters

Session topics

  • The Art of Mentoring
  • Entrepreneurs Assemble – Who you need on your team and how to get them
  • Turning Your Discoveries Into Inventions – Working with TLA
  • Had a Setback, Made a Comeback – An Optimistic Discussion About Failing

Panel discussions

  • "Let's Talk About Money – How to Get It, How to Spend It, How to Make It"
  • "Questions for Allies – How Can We Help?"
  • "Humans Being – The Importance of Soft Skills in a Hard World"
  • "Being a Woman in a Male-Dominated Field – How to Succeed Without Losing Your Self"

Join the conversation and #makeithappen.

Address: 

ENR2, Room S107, 1064 E. Lowell Street

Time Commitment: 

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:30pm

Paid Position: 
N/A