Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Event
SfN honors women with the Celebration of Women in Neuroscience event each year at the SfN annual meeting.
2021 Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Event
The annual Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Event honors female leaders in neuroscience. During this year’s event, Diane Lipscombe, PhD will moderate a panel discussion featuring Carmen Sandi, PhD, Shubha Tole, PhD, and Nora Volkow, PhD. The panelists will discuss their paths to success, the importance of gender equity for advancing scientific discovery, and the gaps and potential solutions toward an inclusive, global neuroscience community.
The Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Event will take place virtually on Monday, November 8th at noon – 1 p.m. CST.
Past Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Events
The 2019 Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Event took place on Tuesday, October 22 from noon-2 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Chicago, IL during Neuroscience 2019. Kay Tye, PhD, moderated a panel discussion on the advancements women have made in the field and what still needs to be done to increase gender equality in neuroscience. The panel featured Huda Akil, PhD, Carol Mason, PhD, and Carla Shatz, PhD.
Previous events have featured panel discussions that have been moderated by Courtney Miller, PhD and Marina Picciotto, PhD and keynote speeches by Maria Victoria Puig, PhD, Maria Neimark Geffen, PhD and Marian Joëls, PhD. You can find video recordings of past events on Neuronline.
- View the 2018 event panel discussion, "How to Self-Advocate for Your Science and Career", moderated by Courtney Miller, PhD and featuring Yasmin Hurd, PhD, Susan Magsamen, MAS, and Emilie Marcus, PhD
- View the 2017 event panel discussion, "How to Advocate for Yourself and Other Women in Neuroscience", moderated by Marina Picciotto, PhD and featuring Tracy Bale, PhD, Joanne Berger-Sweeney, PhD, and Indira Raman, PhD
- View the 2016 event keynote address, “How to Navigate Cultural Diversity: Tips for Making the Best of Your Experience Abroad” featuring keynote speaker Maria Victoria Puig, PhD