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Upcoming COACh Events

 

 

October 14, 2021 pm via Zoom

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdocs

"Career Launch and Acceleration"

Presenter:  Pushpa Murthy


AIChE Annual Meeting, Week of Nov. 14, 2021, Date TBD

COACh Workshop for Chemical Engineering Professionals and Students

Undergraduate Students:  "Career Launch and Acceleration"

Professionals and Graduate Students:  "Career Advancement through Effective Communication and Negotiation"

Presenter:  Pushpa Murthy 


December 2, 2021 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Eastern Time) via Zoom

NSF Funded Virtual COACh Workshop for New Community/Technical College Faculty

Career Exploration and Advancement through Persuasive Communication and Negotiation Techniques     

Presenter:  Pushpa Murthy

Registrations Open


February 7, 2022, 1:30 PDT via Zoom

COACh Workshop at UC Irvine for Faculty and Graduate students

Faculty:  "Inclusive Leadership and Networking in Science and Technology" 

Graduate Students:  "Career Launch and Acceleration"

 

 

Recent COACh Events

September 23, 2021 1-3 pm via Zoom

NSF Funded Virtual COACh Workshop for New Community/Technical College Faculty

"New Faculty Accelerator:  Surviving and Thriving as a Community/Technical College Educators"

Presenters:  Community College Leadership Team of Roger Ebbage, Mary Slowinski, Thomas Tubin and Ken Walz 

 

August 10 and August 17, 2021

COACh Workshop sponsored by Elsevier Foundation (8:00 PT)

"Water First! Workshop for African Women in Water Research" 

Presenter: Geri Richmond, University of Oregon

 

July 20 and July 27, 2021

Virtual COACh Workshop sponsored by Elsevier Foundation (8:00 PT)

"Water First! Workshop for African Women in Water Research" 

Presenter: Geri Richmond, University of Oregon

 

June 25, 2021 July 20 and July 27, 2021

Virtual COACh Workshop for Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry (EWOC) 2021 Conference (4:30 - 5:30 EST )

Topic:  "Building a Personal Brand and Powerful Networks"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon "Water First! Workshop for African Women in Water Research" 

 

June 17, 2021

Virtual COACh Workshop at Brookhaven National Laboratory sponsored by the Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS) (2:30 - 4:00 EST)

Topic:  "The Art of Effective Negotiation"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon with Vivian Stojanoff, Brookhaven National Laboratory 

 

June 10, 2021

Virtual COACh Workshop at Brookhaven National Laboratory sponsored by the Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS) (2:30 -4:00 EST)

Topic:  "Career Advancement through Effective Communication and Networking"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon with Vivian Stojanoff, Brookhaven National Laboratory 

 

May 26, 2021

Keynote address at the Chemical Sciences Roundtable - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Meeting hosted by the National Academy of Sciences (virtual), 

Topic:  "COACh and Equity:  Views and Career Plans of Chemistry Women and Underrepresented Minority Graduate Students in STEM"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon 

 

April 22, 2021

Virtual workshop for Brookhaven National Laboratory Women in Science

Topic:  "Effective Negotiation Skills in the Workplace"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon 

 

April 20, 2021

Virtual workshop for women graduate students at Worchester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

Topic:  "Negotiation Skills for Graduate School and Beyond"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon 

 

March 25 and 31, 2021

Virtual workshop for the NSF Center for Chemical Innovation, Duke University and UC Berkeley Chemistry Departments

Topic:  "Effective Negotiation Skills in the Workplace"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon 

 

March 15, 2021

Invited lecture for the March American Physical Society Meeting, Virtual at 12:27-1:03 CST

Topic:  "Challenges for Women Scientists in the Developing World"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon 

 

March 5, 2021

Virtual COACh Workshop at Brookhaven National Laboratory sponsored by the Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS) 

Topic:  "Mentoring for Success in Science and Engineering"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon with Vivian Stojanoff, Brookhaven National Laboratory 

 

February 18, 2021

Spring Social for the Women In Chemistry Initiative (WICI), UC Berkeley 

Topic:  "Reflections on a Career in Science from a Woman's Perspective"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon, hosted by Kaydren Orcutt, UC Berkeley

 

January 29, 2021

Virtual COACh Presentation for the NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center for Dynamics and. Control of Materials

Topic:  "Potholes and Speedbumps on the Road to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Science and Engineering"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon 

 

January 22, 2021

Virtual COACh Workshop for the Biosciences Area

Topic:  "Mentoring for Success in the Physical Sciences"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon with Arica Chhay and Toy Spadafora,  LBNL 

 

January 13, 2021

Virtual COACh Workshop for the Biosciences Area

Topic:  "Mentoring for Success in the Biosciences"

Presenter:  Geri Richmond, University of Oregon with Alex Degg and Nikki Humphreys, LBNL 

 

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