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Upcoming and Recent COACh Events

We’ve gone virtual as of March 2020 and until COVID-19 subsides.


 

 

September 22,23, 2020

On-line Workshop on Career Advancement for Women Scientists and Engineers in Science and Technology, IGNOU Regional Centre Karnal Hayana, India

Topics:  "Women's Career Advancement and Leadership Skills Building"

             "Mentoring and Networking for Success in Science and Innovation"

Presenters:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, Professor of Chemistry, University of Oregon; 

                   Prof. Pushplatha Murthy, Emeritus Dean and Professor, Michigan Technological University, Michigan, US

                  Dr. Punam K. Singh Regional Direcor, IGNOU Regional Centre Karnal, Haryana, India

 

August 14, 2020

Interactive Webinar for the Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry (EWOC) Organization

Topic:  “Honing Your Negotiation Skills for Positive Outcomes” 

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

July 28, 2020

High Technology Exchange Conference (HI-TEC) 2020

Topic:  “Negotiating for What you Need at your 2-Year/Community College” 

Presenters:  Prof. Roger Ebbage, Lane Community College and Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

July 7, 14, 28, 2020

Virtual Workshop for the USAID’s PEER Program to Accelerate the End of Tuberculosis

Topic:  "Mentorship Training for Women TB Scientists from India, Indonesia and the Philippines"

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

July 8, 2020

Interactive Webinar for the LBNL Computing Sciences Division Mentoring Program

Topic "Mentorship Workshops for the Computer Science Division of LBNL"

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

June 23, 26 & 29, 2020

Interactive Webinars for NSF Center for Synthesizing Quantum Coherence;  UC Berkeley, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Northwestern University and Duke University

Topic: "Mentorship for Career Success in Science"

Presenters:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon; Dr. Celeste Rohlfing, formerly NSF and AAAS

 

June 16, 2020   

Interactive Webinar for the Emory University AWIS Chapter

 Topic: “Mentoring for Success in Science and Engineering”  

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

May 21, 2020

Interactive Webinar for the Researchers of the International Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE) Project 

Topic: “COAChing on Persuasive Scientific Presentations”

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

May 13, 2020

Interactive Webinar for the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

Topic: “Mentoring for Success in Science and Innovation”

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

March 8, 2020

Interactive Webinar for the LBNL Energy Sciences Division Mentorship Program

Topic: "Mentorship for Success in Science and Innovation"

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

March 5, 2020

Interactive Webinar for NSF Center for Synthesizing Quantum Coherence;  Duke University

Topic: "Mentorship for Career Success in Science"

Presenters:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon; Dr. Celeste Rohlfing, formerly NSF and AAAS

 

January 2020

King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) International, Bangkok, Thailand

Topic: “Career Launch and Acceleration”

Presenters: Profs. Geri Richmond, University of Oregon and Supapan Seraphin, KMUTT

 

December 2019

Africa Materials Research SocietyConference, Arusha, Tanzania

Topic: “The Art of Effective Proposal Writing”and “Best Practices for Publishing in Peer-Reviewed Journals”

Presenter:  Prof.  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

November 2019

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Topic:  “The Art of Effective Negotiation”

Presenter:  Prof.  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

November 2019

Women in STEM Symposium, 2019 Naval Academy Science & Engineering Conference (NASEC), U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

Topic: “Reflections on COAChing Women Towards Successful Careers in STEM"

Presenter:  Prof.  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

November 2019

U.S. Department of State #HiddenNoMore Workshop, Washington DC

Topics:“The Art of Effective Negotiation”and “Mentoring for Success in Science and Engineering”

Presenter:  Prof.  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

October 2019

 Emory University AWIS ChapterLuncheon, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Topic: “COAChing Women Scientists Towards Career Success”

Presenter:  Prof.  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

September 2019

Pattullo Conference, Mentoring Physical Ocean Women to Increase Retention(MPOWIR), Warrenton, VA

Topic: “The Power of Persuasive Communication and Negotiation”

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

June 2019

Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry Meeting (EWOC) Philadelphia, PA

Topic: “COAChing Women to be Leaders in Science and Innovation”

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

June 2019

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Computer Sciences Division, Berkeley, CA

 Topic: “Mentoring for Success in Science and Innovation”

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

May 2019

Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Topics:“The Art of Persuasive Communication and Negotiation”and “Women as Leaders in Science and Engineering”

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

May 2019

International Women’s Forum, Oregon Chapter Luncheon, Portland, OR

Topic:“Reflections on Women in Science Around the Globe:  Their Challenges, Aspirations and Successes”

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

May 2019

Iowa State Universityand Ames Laboratory, Ames, IA

Topic: “Mentoring for Success in Science and Innovation”

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

 April 2019

U.S. Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) Network of Executive Women Event, USTPO Office Building, Alexandria, VA

Topic:  “Reflections on Women in Science Around the Globe:  Their Challenges, Aspirations and Successes”

 Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

 

April 2019

Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Topic: “Mentoring and Networking for Career Success”

Presenter:  Prof. Geri Richmond, COACh Director, University of Oregon

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