Panel Discussion: On Ramps / Off Ramps: Keeping Talented Women Engaged
There has been intense debate over the “opt-out revolution” for highly-qualified women professionals as disturb trends indicate they are dropping out of their careers. Are the complex demands of work and modern family life the problem? Or is it gender-based stereotyping? This session will provide an update on unique research as to why industry women head for the off-ramp and offer insights on how good employers are building a new narrative to keep women on the road to success.
Moderator: Denise M. Berger, Chief of Operations, Engineering Department, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Panelists: Romila Singh, Ph.D.. Associate Professor, Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee & Co-author of groundbreaking NSF-funded study on women leaving STEM fields
Angela Cotie, Project Executive, Gilbane Building Company
Erin N. Slayton, Associate Vice President, HDR Inc.
Laura Royster, Senior Consultant, Saxon-Hamilton
For more information, please visit: http://www.gwicconf.com/index.php/schedule/2018-speakers