*Past Presentations and Events on Women in Science

* Unless otherwise indicated, presentations and workshops above have been given by G. Richmond, COACh Director and Professor of Chemistry, University of Oregon

“Why Diversity in Science is Important Today and in the Future”, Joint Genome Institute User Meeting, San Francisco, April 2019.

“Robust Science: Problems and Solutions” Panel, Columbia University Symposium: Promoting Credibility, Reproducibility and Integrity in Research, Columbia University, New York City, NY, March 2019.

“The Importance of Global Scientific Engagement”, Celebrating Women in Science Speaker, Keck Science Center, Claremont CA, March 2019.

 “Mentoring and Networking for Career Success” and Effective Negotiation and Communication” COACh workshops, International Women’s Day OWSD event, Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 2019.

“COACh: Empowering Women to be Leaders in the Global Scientific Enterprise”, Keynote Speaker, Anniversary Sessions and Thematic Symposium of Sri Lanka National Chapter of OWSD on “Balance for Science”,  Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 2019.

“The Importance of Global Scientific Engagement”, Izatt Christensen Lecturer, College of Physical Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, February 2019.

 “The Importance of Strong and Inclusive Leadership in Research and Innovation”, Signature Lecturer for Inclusive Excellence Series, College of Science, Louisiana State University , Baton Rouge, LA, January 2019.

“COACh: Empowering Women as Leaders in the Scientific Enterprise”, Margaret-Ann Armour Speaker Series, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, January 2019.

 “Mentoring for Success in Science and Innovation”, Mohammed Almana College for Health Science, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, November 2018.

“Launching Your Career:  Tips and Tactics” and “Mentoring for  Success in Science and Innovation”,  American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Oklahoma City, OK, October 2018.

 “Career Reflections”,  Keynote Speaker, Bay Area Postdoc Symposium, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, September 2018.

 “Women in Science Around the Globe:  Stories of their Aspirations, Successes and Challenges”, League of Women Voters, Eugene, OR, September 2018.

 Mentoring and Networking for Success in Science and Innovation”, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Brookhaven, NY, August 2018.

 “Mentoring for Career Success”,   ““Enhancing Your Mentoring Skills” and “Enhancing your Professional Negotiation and Communication Skills”, Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) & COACh Women in Science Mentoring Program, Kigali, Rwanda, June 2018. 

  “Women in Leadership Roles in Science and Innovation”, The Resilience Africa Network (RAN), Kampala, Uganda, June 2018.

“The Importance of Strong Mentorship and Networking in Science and Engineering”, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Workshop on Women in Leadership”, Kigali, Rwanda, March 2018.

“Mentoring for Success”, National American Chemical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2018.

“Publishing in Peer Reviewed Journals” and “Leadership and Networking for Women in Science and Technology”, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées et de Technologie, Tunis, Tunisia, March 2018.

“Mentoring for Success in Science and Innovation” and “The Art of Effective Negotiation and Communication”, Division of Computer Sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, March 2018. 

“Empowering Global Scientific Engagement”, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, February 2018.

 “National Science Board 2018 Science and Engineering Indicators Report”, U.S. House of Representatives Briefing, Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC, February 2018.

 “Career Launch and Acceleration” and “Mentoring for Success in Science and Innovation”, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, January 2018.

“Mentoring for Success in Science and Innovation”, Division of Earth Sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, January 2018.

“Mentoring for Success in Science and Innovation” and “Career Launch and Acceleration”, University of Hawaii,  Honolulu, HI, January 2018.

“Effective Negotiation in the Workplace”, International Meeting on Nuclear Medicine, Delhi, India, December 2017.

“The Art of Effective Proposal Writing” and “Best Practices for Publishing in Peer-Reviewed Journals”, Africa Materials Research Society Conference, Gaborone, Botswana, December 2017.

“The Importance of Strong and Inclusive Leadership in Science and Engineering”, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, November 2017.

“Mentoring and Networking for Success in Science and Engineering”, Oakridge National Laboratory, Oakridge, TN, November 2017.

“Leadership and Career Development Skills for Scientists and Engineers” and “Negotiating in the Workplace”, Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, Dehra Dun, India, October 2017.

“The Art of Effective Communication and Negotiation”,Australian Institute for Bioengineering & Nanotechnology, Brisbane, Australia, September 2017.

“The Importance of Diversity and Inclusive Leadership in Science and Innovation”, International Conference on BioNano, Brisbane, Australia, September 2017.

“Mentoring for Success in Science and Engineering” and “The Importance of Inclusive Leadership in Science and Innovation”, Biosciences Retreat, Bioscience Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, August 2017

 “The Importance of Communication Skills and Networking in Global Science”, USAID PEER Conference, Jakarta, Indonesia, July 2017.

“Elements for Success in Science and Innovation:  The Importance of Inclusive Leadership and Mentoring”, 2017 Cottrell Research Scholars Conference, Research Corporation, Tucson, AZ July 2017.

COACh Training Workshops on Leadership and Career Development Indonesian Scientists and Engineers: “Selling Your Science:  The Art of Effective Proposal Writing” and “Publishing Research Results in Peer Reviewed Journals”,  6thIndonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, Ambon, Indonesia, July 2017.

COAChTraining Workshops on Leadership and Career Development for Women in Science, Technology and Research, Sri Lanka, Columbo, Sri Lanka, May 2017.  Topics: “The Power of Persuasion”, “The Art of Effective Negotiation”, Effective Leadership Skills”

 

“Effective Communication and Negotiation Techniques”, National Institute of Standards and Technology”, Gaithersburg, MD, April 2017.

“Career Launch and Acceleration”, Graduate Students in Chemistry, Univ. of California, San Diego, March 2017.

“Publishing in Peer Reviewed Journals” and “Writing an Effective CV”, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées et de Technologie, Tunis, Tunisia, March 2017.

 “Persuasive Negotiation and Communication in Science”, Graduate Students in the Chemical Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, February 2017.

“Reflections”, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, February 2017.

“Persuasive Negotiation Techniques”, Graduate Students in Computer Science and Engineering, Univ. of California, San Diego, February 2017. 

Presentations for COACh Workshop for Thai Women Scientists, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2017:  (with Emeritus Prof. Supapan Seraphin, U. of Arizona)

            “Launching a Successful Career in Science”

             “Building Effective Communication Skills”

             “The Art of Effective Negotiation”

              “Mentoring for Success”

              “Persuasive Scientific Presentations”

              “Publishing in Peer Reviewed Journals”

            “Selling your Science:  The Art of Effective Proposal Writing”

 

“Women Leading the Way in Science” and “The Art of Effective Negotiation”, Brookhaven Women in Science, Brookhaven National Laboratory, January 2017.

Presentations for COACh Workshop for Malagasy Scientists and Engineers,  Antananarivo, Madagascar, December 2016:

“Career Launch and Acceleration”

 “Persuasive Scientific Presentations”

“Publishing your Research in Peer Reviewed Journals”

“Negotiations for Career Advancement”

“Selling your Science: The Art of Effective Proposal Writing” 

“Curiosity:  A Powerful Driver for Science Teaching and Research”,  Let’s Talk Science Series, U.S. Embassy, Port Louis, Mauritius, December 2016.

“The Art of Effective Negotiation” and “Women as Leaders in the Scientific Enterprise”,  Brookhaven National Laboratory Women in Science Retreat, Port Jefferson, NY, January 2017.

Presentations for COACh Workshop for Algerian Women Scientists, Algiers, Algeria, November 2016:  (with Prof. Nora Berrah, U. of Connecticut)

 “Career Launch and Acceleration”

 “Effective Leadership and Networking Skills for Women Scientists and Engineers”

“Persuasive Scientific Presentations”

“Publishing your Research in Peer Reviewed Journals”

“The Art of Effective Negotiation”

“Mentoring for Success”

“Selling your Science: The Art of Effective Proposal Writing” 

“Career Launch and Acceleration for Postdoctoral Associates”, 251st National ACS Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2016.

 “Advancing in Science : The Importance of Good Leadership and Strong Networks”, Oakridge National Laboratory, Oakridge, TN, June 2016.

 COACh Training Workshops on Leadership and Career Development Indonesian Scientists and Engineers: “Selling Your Science:  The Art of Effective Proposal Writing” and “Publishing Research Results in Peer Reviewed Journals”,  6thIndonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, Surbaya, Indonesia, June 2016.

Presentations for  USAID-PEER Research Conference, Amman, Jordan, March 2016:

        “International Science Collaborations:  Ingredients for Success”

        “The Art of Effective Negotiation”

 “Effective Negotiation Techniques for Graduate Students”, Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, Indiana, February 2016.

Presentations for Women in Tech Workshop for Scientists in the Lower Mekong Countries, Intel Vietnam Plant, Ho Chi Minh City,  Vietnam, January 2016.  Presentations:

      “The Importance of Women as Leaders in Science and Technology”

      “Career Launch – Elements of a Successful Job Search” 

      “Introduction to Mentoring for Success: Best Practices”

 

Presentations for Elsevier Early Scholars Workshop for Tunisian Women Scientists, Tunis, Tunisia, November 2015:  (with Prof. Nora Berrah, U. of Connecticut)

 “Career Launch and Acceleration”

 “Effective Leadership and Networking Skills for Women Scientists and Engineers”

“Persuasive Scientific Presentations”

“Publishing your Research”

“Key Elements of Effective Negotiation”

“Mentoring for Success”

“Selling your Science: The Art of Effective Proposal Writing” 

“Persuasive Conversations and Scientific Presentations”, Danang University of Technology, Danang, Vietnam, December 2015.

“Importance of Women as Leaders in the Science and Engineering Enterprise”, Gender Equity Conference, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, November 2015.

Presentations for COACh - The Research Council of Oman Workshops for Faculty and Students:  Muscat, Sohar, Salalah and Nizwa Oman, October 4-14, 2015. (With Prof. Laura Greene, National Magnet Lab, Prof. Jean Stockard, Univ. of Oregon, Prof. Diane Souvaine, Tufts University and Prof. Hilary Godwin, UCLA)

“Selling your Science: The Art of Effective Proposal Writing” 

“Publishing in Peer Reviewed Journals”

 

Presentations for Career Building Workshops for Women Scientists and Engineers:  Pune, India (Sept. 1-3, 2015) and Guwahati, India (5-7, September 2015).  (With Prof. Laura Greene, National Magnet Lab, and Prof. Pushpa Murthy, Michigan Tech)

“Career Launch and Acceleration”

“Leadership and Networking Skills”

“The Art of Effective Communication”

“Persuasive Scientific Presentations”

“Publishing your Research”

“Key Elements of Effective Negotiation”

“Mentoring for Success”

“Selling your Science: The Art of Effective Proposal Writing” 

“Women Leading in Research and Innovation”, Gender Summit 6 Keynote Address, Seoul, Korea, August 2015.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yU-HypaXsWI

 “Career Launch and Acceleration for Postdoctoral Associates”, 250thNational ACS Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2015.

 “Effective Negotiation in the Scientific Workplace”, USAID-NSF PEER Forum, Lima, Peru, March 2015.

“Persuasive Communication Techniques and Scientific Presentations”, for Vietnamese high school and university science students, American Center, U.S. Consulate General, Ho Chi Minh City, January 2015.

“Launching a Successful Career in Science”, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam, January 2015.

“Launching a Successful Career in Science”, Excellence Center, Danang University of Technology, Danang, Vietnam, January 2015.

 “The Art of Effective Negotiation”, Arab-U.S. Frontiers of Science Meeting, Muscat, Oman, December 2014.

Presentations for Career Building Workshops for Women Scientists and Engineers:  Delhi, India (Sept. 1-5, 2014) and Bangalore India (Sept. 6-11, 2014).

“Career Launch and Acceleration”

“Leadership and Networking Skills”

“The Art of Effective Communication”

“Persuasive Scientific Presentations”

“Publishing your Research”

“Key Elements of Effective Negotiation”

“Mentoring for Success”

 

 “Career Launch and Acceleration for Postdoctoral Associates”, 248thNational ACS Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 2014.

“The Art of Effective Negotiation”, PEER Participants’ Conference 2014, Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology, Arusha, Tanzania, August 2014.

“Selling Your Science: The Art of Effective Proposal Writing” and “Publishing Research Results in Peer Reviewed Journals”,  4th Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, Medan, Indonesia, June 2014.

"Quilting Together the Stories of Women Scientists in the Developing World." South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, April 2014.

“Selling Your Science:  The Art of Effective Proposal Writing” and “Career Launch and Acceleration”, Ecole Normale Superieure, Marrakech, Morocco, April 2014.

Effective Leadership Skills for Women” and “Selling Your Science:  The Art of Effective Proposal Writing”, Faculte des Sciences, Rabat, Morocco April 2014.

“Selling Your Science:  The Art of Effective Proposal Writing” and “Publishing Research Results in Peer Reviewed Journals”, Faculte des Sciences Ben M’Sik, Casablanca, Morocco, April 2014.

“Women as Leaders in the Scientific Enterprise”, 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, Texas, March 2014. 

 “COACh: Going Global to Help Scientists in the Developing World”,  247th ACS National Meeting Dallas, Texas, March 2014.  

"Quilting Together the Stories of Women Scientists in the Developing World." USAID, Washington DC, February 2014.

 “Leadership Workshop for Women Scientists in India”, IIT Delhi, Delhi, India, January 2014.

 Presentations for Career Building Workshops for Women Scientists and Engineers, Thailand Science Park, Pathum, Thailand, January 2014: (with Profs. S. Seraphin (Arizona) and L. Greene (Illinois))

            “Effective Leadership Skills for Women Scientists”

            “The Art of Effective Negotiation”

            “Selling Your Science:  The Art of Effective Proposal Writing”

            “Publishing Research Results in Peer Reviewed Journals”

            “The Power of Persuasion”

“Women Scientists”, Hydrologic Events & Hazards Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 2013. 

“The Art of Strategic Negotiation”,  International Society of Environmental Mutagens, Iguassu Brazil, November 2013.

“Negotiation 101 for Graduate Students in Science”, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2013.

 “COACh as a Model for Effective Mentoring Practices”, USAID-NSF PEER Science Participants’ Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2013.

 “Selling Your Science:  The Art of Effective Proposal Writing”, USAID-NSF PEER Science Participants’ Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2013.

“Powerful Postdocs:  Landing that First Academic Job”, 245thNational ACS Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Sept. 2013.

 “Powerful Postdocs:  The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Negotiation”,  245thNational ACS Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Sept. 2013.

Career Building Workshops for African Graduate Students given at the 7thInternational Africa Materials Research Society Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: (with Prof. Clare Muhoro, Towson), August 2013.

    “Career Launch:  Making the Most of Your Talents” 

          “Writing Successful Technical Proposals:  Understanding the Process”

          “Publishing Your Research in Peer-Reviewed Journals:  The Basics of Writing a Good Manuscript”

 

 “Leadership Skills for Presentations for Career Building Workshops given at the Indonesia-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, Bali, Indonesia, June 2013:   (with Prof. Laura Greene, Univ. of Illinois)

          “Career Launch:  Making the Most of Your Talents” 

          “Writing Successful Technical Proposals:  Understanding the Process”

          “Publishing Your Research in Peer-Reviewed Journals:  The Basics of Writing a Good Manuscript”

Presentations for Career Building Workshops given at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, June 2013: (with Prof. Clare Muhoro, Towson University)

            “Publishing in Peer Reviewed Journals”

            “Career Launch and Acceleration”

            “The Art of Effective Negotiation”

            “Selling Your Science: The Art of Effective Proposal Writing”

            “Persuasive Scientific Presentations”

            “Empowering Women and Men to be Effective Leaders in Science and Technology”

 

“Empowering Women to be Leaders in Higher Education”,  University of Tokyo, June 2013.

 “The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Negotiation”, Argonne National Laboratory,  Argonne, IL, May 2013.

“Quilting Together the Voices of Women Scientists in the Developing World”, Parsons Award Address, American Chemical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2013.

“ Effective Leadership Skills for Women Scientists and Engineers”, Ecole Superieure Privee d”Ingeniereie et de Technologies (ESPRIT), Tunis, Tunisia, March 2013. (with Prof. Nora Berrah, Western Michigan University)

 

Presentations for Career Building Workshops for Faculty and Students given at the University of Tunis and the Optical Society of Tunisia, March 2013.(with Prof. Nora Berrah, W. Michigan Univ.)

“Publishing Research Results in Peer Reviewed Journals”

“Career Launch and Acceleration”

“Art of Effective Proposal Writing” 

“Effective Leadership Skills for Women Scientists and Engineers

“Persuasive Scientific Presentations”

 

“Career Launch and Acceleration for Early Career Scientists and Engineers”,  COACh-Universite Hassan II Mohammedia Partnership Workshop, Casablanca, Morocco,  March 2013. (with Prof. Nadia Saoula)

“The Art of Effective Negotiation and Communication”, COACh-Universite Hassan II Mohammedia Partnership Workshop, Casablanca, Morocco,  March 2013. (with Prof. Nora Berrah)

 “Network Building for Scientific Advancement in the Sciences and Engineering: What we have Learned from COACh”,  Research Partnership Workshop on Water, Energy and the Environment for Women Scientists from the U.S., Algeria and Tunisia”, Casablanca, Morocco, March 2013.

“COACh:  Working to Increase the Number and Success of Women Scientists and Engineers Around the Globe”,  Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique (CNRST), Rabat, Morocco, March 2013.

“Selling Your Science: The Art of Effective Proposal Writing”, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, January 2013. (with Prof. Clare Muhoro)

“COACh:  Working to Increase the Number and Success of Women Scientists and Engineers Around the Globe”, Women in Science Group, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya, January 2013.

 “International COACh Programs for Research Collaborations, Education and Capacity Building in STEM Fields”, Jomo Kenyatta University and Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, January 2013.

“Building Research Collaborations between Women Scientists in the U.S. and in Africa through COACh Programs”, Materials Research Society Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2012.

“Negotiation 101:  For Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Associates in Biomedical Engineering Fields”, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, October 2012.

  “Launching Your Career:  Tips and Tactics for Success”, ICRAF – World Agroforestry Centre, Yaounde, Cameroon, October 2012.

“Giving Persuasive Scientific Presentations”,  ICRAF – World Agroforestry Centre, Yaounde, Cameroon, October 2012.

“COACh:  Developing Partnerships for Water Research between Women Scientists and Engineers in the U.S. and Africa“, South Africa – United States Science and Technology Exchange Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2012. 

 “Effective Communication:  The Art of Getting Your Message Across”, 243rd National ACS Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012.

“Launching your Career: Tips and Tactics for Success for Postdocs“, 243rdNational ACS Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012.

“Effective Negotiation and Communication Skills for Women”, CeCAGe (Centro de Coordenacao dos Assuntos do Genero), Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique, July 2012.  

“Women as Leaders in Science, Business and Communities”, CeCAGe (Centro de Coordenacao dos Assuntos do Genero), Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique, July 2012.  

 “COACh:  Empowering Women to be Leaders in Research Fields and Higher Education”, Association of Pacific Rim University, Session on Developing Women Leaders in Higher Education in Pacific Rim Universities, Eugene, OR, July 2012.

 “Developing Bonds between Women Scientists in the U.S. and Korea”, Korean Chemical Society Meeting, Seoul, Korea, April 2012

“Women in Science Panel”, The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development(CNPq), Science Center, Brasilia, Brazil, March 2012.

“The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Negotiation”, 242nd National American Chemical Society Meeting, San Diego, March 2012.

 “Effective Communication:  The Art of Getting Your Message Across”, 242nd National American Chemical Society Meeting, San Diego, March 2012.

“Networking for Women Scientists:  Successes of the COACh Program”, Brazil-U.S. Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology, Brasilia, Brazil, March 2012.

“Gender Equity Data from Department Chairs of Top Research Universities”, ADVANCE Program,  University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, January 2012.

 “Don’t Ask, Don’t Get:  Negotiation Skills for Career Advancement”, ADVANCE Program, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, January 2012.

“Career Building:  Making the Most of your Talents”, Women Graduate Students in Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, November 2011.

 “Removing Gender Hurdles that Hinder the Pace and Success of Women Faculty in Higher Education”, Penn Forum for Women Faculty, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, November 2011.  

“Women as Leaders in the Scientific Enterprise”, 42ndAnnual Meeting of the Environmental Mutagen Society, Montreal, Canada, October 2011.

“Don’t Ask – Don’t Get: Women and Negotiation”, Women Scientists Group, Faculty of Sciences, University of Yaounde, Yaounde, Cameroon, October 2011.

“Women as Leaders in the Science”, Women Scientists Group, Faculty of Sciences, University of Yaounde, Yaounde, Cameroon, October 2011.

“COACh: Advancing the Careers of Women in Technical Fields”, South Africa Council for Scientific and Industrial Research/U.S. Dept. of State & JointServices S&T Workshop, Pretoria, South Africa, September 2011.

 “Women in Science:  Breaking Through the Plexiglas Ceiling”, Osher Living and Learning Institute, Eugene, OR, May 2011.

 “Effective Communication and Powerful Scientific Presentations”, Women Graduate Students, Purdue University, Department of Chemistry, West Lafayette, IN, April 2011.

“Persuasive Conversations and Presentations”, Conference for Women Undergraduates in Physics in the Northwest, Portland, OR, April 2011. 

“Women as Leaders in the Scientific Enterprise”, Campbell Lectureship, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK, March 2011.

“Making the Most of the Moment:  The Art of Getting Your Message Across”,  241stACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 2011.

”Potholes and Speed Bumps on the Road to Diversity in STEM Fields:  COACh Efforts to Smooth the Ride”, ADVANCE Distinguished Lectureship, Skidmore/Union Colleges, Saratoga Springs, NY, March 2011.

“Making the Most of the Moment:  The Art of Getting Your Message Across”, ADVANCE Distinguished Lectureship, Skidmore/Union Colleges, Saratoga Springs, NY, March 2011.

“Potholes and Speed Bumps on the Road to Diversity in STEM Fields:  COACh Efforts to Smooth the Ride”, Women in Science and Technology Distinguished Lectureship, Georgia Institute of Technology, February 2011.

“Negotiation 101:  What They Left Out of the Lab Manual”, Women Graduate Student Organization, Georgia Institute of Technology, February 2011.

“The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Negotiation”, Graduate Women in Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, January 2011.

“Effective Communication:  The Art of Getting Your Message Across”, Graduate Women in Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, January 2011.

“Launching Your Career:  Tips and Tactics”, Graduate Women in Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, January 2011.

 “Career Advancement Tips & Techniques: What They Left out of the Lab Manual”, St. Louis Section of the ACS, Women Chemists Dinner, St. Louis, MO, November 2010.

“Don’t Ask – Don’t Get: Women and Negotiation”, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, November 2010.

“Diversity in Science and Engineering: Why is it so Important? Why is it so Difficult to Achieve?”, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, November 2010.

“Battling Biases and Barriers: Necessary Steps our Academic Institutions Must Take to Assure a Strong Science and Engineering Workforce”, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, November 2010. 

“Assembling a Successful Scientific Career with a Full Tool-Box”, Best Practices Conference on Teaching and Learning, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 2010.

 “Empowering Women to be Leaders in Science and Engineering in the U.S.”, International Symposium for Gender Equal Participation and Female Researchers’ Empowerment, Tokyo City University, Tokyo, Japan, October 2010.

 “Potholes and Speedbumps on the Road to Diversity:  COACh Efforts to Smooth the Ride”, Heritage and Hope Conference on Women’s Education in a Global Context, Bryn Mawr College, September 2010.

 “Professional Skills Training for Graduate Students:  What They Left Out of the Lab Manual”, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, April 2010.

“Women: We’ve Come A Long Way Maybe?”  Eugene City Club,  Eugene, OR, February 2010.

“Diversity in Science and Engineering:  Why is it so important?  What can we do about it?” Department of Chemistry, Hope College, January 2010. 

 “Potholes and Speed Bumps on the Road to Diversity:  COACh Efforts to Smooth the Ride”, National Science Foundation, Mathematical and Physical Science Division, Distinguished Lecture Series, Arlington, VA, January 2010. 

“Science Savvy Women:  Breaking through the Plexiglas Ceiling”, Science Savvy Month of Events, UO Portland, Portland, OR, October 2009.

“Diversity in Science and Engineering:  Why is it so important?  Why is it so difficult to achieve?”, Department of Chemistry, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN, September 2009. 

 “COACh Strategies for Increasing Minority Players on the Chemistry Professional Roster”, 235thNational American Chemical Society Meeting, Washington, DC, August 2009. 

 “Battling Bias and Barriers:  Necessary Steps our Academic Institutions Must Take to Assure a Strong Science and Engineering Workshops”,  Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lecturer,  West Virginia University, March 2009. 

 “Don’t Ask, Don’t Get”, Women in Technology, Invitrogen, Eugene, OR, April 2009. 

“Quilting Together a Professional Career in Science”, AWIS Chapter, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, March 2009.

“Powering Up: Women as Leaders in the Scientific Enterprise, ADVANCE Virginia Tech Distinguished Lecture, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, March 2009. 

“COAChing for Better Science -  Workshops for Graduate Students, Faculty and Administrators”, ADVANCE Program, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, February 2009. 

“COAChing STEM Women Graduate Students in Effective Negotiation and Communication Techniques”, Washington State University,  October 2008.

“Professional Skills Development for STEM Faculty”, Clare Booth Luce Professors and Postdoctoral Associates Meeting, Washington, DC, August 2008.

 “Professional Skills for Pursuing a Career in Academia”, Clare Booth Luce Graduate Fellows Meeting, Washington, DC, August 2008.

“Gender Equity Workshops for Chairs of the Top Physics and Chemistry Departments in the U.S.: What’s the Impact?” Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, July 2008.

“Beyond Bias and Barriers:  Necessary Steps Federal Agencies Must Take to Assure a Strong Science and Engineering Workforce”, 2008 Federal Interagency Title IX Symposium:  Gender Equity in Science,  Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Washington, DC, July 2008.

“COAChing for Better Science: Lessons Learned from our Toils in the Trenches”, NSF Annual ADVANCE Meeting,  Alexandria, VA, May 2008.

“Quilting Together a Professional Life in Science”, Girl Scouts Western Rivers Council Annual Meeting, Springfield, OR,  April 2008. 

 “The Common Thread between Women Scientists and Quilters”, Eugene Rotary Club, Eugene, OR, April 2008.

 “What they Left Out of the Lab Manual:  Professional Skills Training for Graduate Students,  Postdocs  - and Maybe Even a Few Faculty”, 233ndNational American Chemical Society Meeting, Boston, MA, New Orleans, LA, April 2008. 

“Quilting Together a Professional Life in Science”, Sr. Mary Thompson Scholar Lectureship, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN, March 2008.

“Don’t Ask – Don’t Get: Effective Communication and Negotiation Tactics for Career Advancement”, Rohm and Haas Company, Spring Hill, PA, March 2008.

“Negotiating for What You Need for a Successful Scientific Career”, Women in Science Luncheon, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, January 2008.

"Beyond Bias and Barriers:  Necessary Steps Academic Institutions Must Take To Assure and Strong Science and Engineering Workforce,” Washington State University, Pullman, WA, January 2008.  

“Women as Leaders in the Scientific Enterprise”, Assembly Meeting VI of the Association of Women Investigators and Technologists, Madrid, Spain, November 2007. 

“Quilting Together a Professional Life in Science”, Women in Technology and Science Luncheon, University of Oregon, Eugene, October 2007.

"Beyond Bias and Barriers:  Necessary Steps Academic Institutions Must Take To Assure and Strong Science and Engineering Workforce, WISE Program, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, September 2007.

 “Powering Up:  Women as Leaders in the Scientific Enterprise”, Conference on Women in Science: The Way Forward, Heidelberg, Germany, May 2007.

"Beyond Bias and Barriers:  Necessary Steps Academic Institutions Must Take To Assure and Strong Science and Engineering Workforce", WISE Seminar Program, University of Southern California, March 2007.

"Beyond Bias and Barriers:  Necessary Steps Academic Institutions Must Take To Assure and Strong Science and Engineering Workforce", Leadership Seminar Series, University of Illinois, Chicago, March 2007.

"Be Smart: Negotiating for What You Need to Achieve Your Personal and Professional Goals", Graduate Student Mentoring Seminar, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, February 2007.

"Beyond Bias and Barriers:  Necessary Steps Academic Institutions Must Take To Assure and Strong Science and Engineering Workforce", University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, February 2007.

“Coaching Women to Succeed in Academic Science”, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, November 2006. 

"Women in Science and Engineering in Higher Education", 199thAnnual National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC), Houston, Texas, November 2006.

“COACh: Leveling the Field for Women in Science”, XXVII Latin American Chemistry Congress and the VI International Congress on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Havana, Cuba, October 2006.

 “Negotiating for What You Need to Achieve Your Personal and Professional Goals”, Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia, September 2006.

“Women in Academic Science and Engineering:  Challenges and Opportunities”, Science and Society, Joint Workshop Between U.S. and Iranian Scientists, Triellis, France, June 2006.

“COAChing Women to be Successful in the Sciences”, Council on Chemical Research, Tucson, AZ, May 2006.

“COAChing Women to Succeed in Science”, Stanford Think Tank Meeting on Title IX, Stanford University, April 2006.

 “Career in Science:  Things I Wish I’d Known Before Morphing into a Lab Rat”, Keynote Speaker, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Asheville, NC, April 2006.

“Quilting Together a Professional Life in Science”, Brode Lectureship, Whitman College, Walla, Walla, WA, March 2006.

“Negotiating for What You Need to Achieve Your Personal and Professional Goals” 231stNational American Chemical Society Meeting”, Atlanta, GA, March 2006.

 “Quilting Together a Professional Life in Science: A Female Faculty Perspective”, Donna Fox Lectureship, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, February 2006.

“Quilting Together a Professional Life in Science”, American Association of University Women, Eugene, OR, November 2005.

“Quilting Together Professional Career in Science”, Keynote Speaker, Karen Wetterheim Symposium, Women in Science Program, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, May 2005.

“The Impact of COACh on Women Faculty in Academic Science”, Joint meeting of the XXXV International Congress of Physiological Sciences and Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April 2005.

 “COACh:  Working to Level the Playing Field for Women Chemists in Academia”, 229th National American Chemical Society Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2005.

“Quilting Together a Professional Life in Science”, Science Careers in Search of Women Conference, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, February 2005.

 “COAChing Women in Leadership Roles in Academia”, Women’s Leadership Alliance Meeting, University of California, San Diego, January 2005.

“What is COACh”, “A Chemistry Ph.D?  Why Bother? ”, Presidential Symposium on Changing Needs in Doctoral Education, 228th National American Chemical Society Meeting, August 2004.

“Taking the Sigh out of Science”, Tenth Cottrell Scholar Conference, Research Corporation, Tucson, AZ, July 2004.

"Women in the Chemical Workforce:  Comparing the US and European Countries", panel discussion, German Chemical Society Meeting, Munich, Germany, October 2003. 

“COACH: Advancing the Careers of Women Scientists”, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, April 2003. 

“RSECs: Providing Leadership Opportunities for All Participants”, 224thNational American Chemical Society Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2002.

“Quilting Together a Professional Life in Science”, Department of Chemistry, Women in Science Group, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, April 2002.

"COACh: Assisting Women Faculty", Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, April 2001.

"COAChing Women for Successful Careers in the Chemical Sciences", 220th National American Chemical Society Meeting, Washington, DC, August 2000.

"Teaching Science to Nonscientists", APS Distinguished Lectureship, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI, April 2000.

"Taking the Sigh Out of Science:  Teaching Science to Nonscientists", Frontiers in Science Lectureship, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, February 2000.

"Striving for a Healthy Equilibrium Between Work and Home", Women in Science and Engineering Conference, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, February 2000.

"Teaching Science to Nonscientists", Clifford B. Purves Lectureship, McGill University, Montreal Canada, November 1999.

"Quilting Together a Professional Life in Chemistry" Women Chemists Committee, California Section, Mills College, Oakland, CA, October 1999.

"Taking the Sigh Out of Science:  Demonstrations for K-12 Science Classes", 4-J Teachers In Service Day Workshop, Eugene, OR, October 1999.

"Taking the Sigh Out of Science" Northwest Regional American Chemical Society Meeting, Portland, OR, June 1999.

"Quilting Together a Professional Life in Science", 54th Northwest Regional American Chemical Society Meeting, Portland, OR, June 1999. (Women’s Luncheon)

"Mentoring and Recruiting Women Chemistry Faculty and Students", Western Chemistry Chair Conference, Western Washington University, October 1998.

"Quilting Together a Professional Life in Science", Emeritus Faculty Meeting, University of Oregon, Eugene, November 1998.

"Taking the Sigh out of Science", Portland Alumni Lecture Series, Multnomah Club, Portland, OR, April 1998.

"Striving for a Healthy Balance Between Work and Home", 215th American Chemical Society Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 1998.

"Quilting Together a Professional Life in Science", Mount Holyoke College, November 1997.

"Women in Science:  A Quilting Perspective", Sweet Briar College, Conference on Supporting Women in Science, April 1997.

"Women Scientists of Today", Symantec Corporation, Eugene, OR, June 1996.

"Quilting Together a Professional Life", Women's Chemist Luncheon, American Chemical Society Meeting, St. Louis, MO, March 1996.

"Importance of Undergraduate Research", NSF Sponsored Symposium for Undergraduate Science Majors, Corvallis, OR, March 1995, October 1995, October 1996.

"Tenure and Tots", Younger Chemist Committee Panel Discussion, American Chemical Society Meeting,  American Chemical Society Meeting, Chicago, Ill, August 1995.

"Balancing a Science Career and Children", Panel Discussion, Western Spectroscopy Association, Asilomar, CA, January 1995.

"Taking the Sigh Out of Science", University of Oregon Alumni, Portland, OR, October 1994.

"Communicating Science:  Bonding with the NonScientist", Women's Chemist Luncheon, American Chemical Society Meeting, Washington DC, August 1994.

"Women in Science", Banquet speaker for the Saturday Academy, Portland Oregon, March l991.

"Women in Science: We've Come a Long Way, Maybe?, Luncheon speaker at Women in Action Meeting, Vancouver, WA, March l988.

"Careers in Chemistry:  Laser Research", "Expanding YourHorizons" symposium for female high school science students, Eugene, OR,  Feb. l986.

 "Women and Minorities in Science", Workshop panelist for the Conference on     the Utilization of Science  Ph.D.'s in the Eighties, Cornell University, April 1985.

"Can Women Scientists Make a Difference?",  Seminar series sponsored by the Educators for Social Responsibility, Philadelphia, PA, March 1985.