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Navigating your professional experience as a woman in STEM (in person)
November 13, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Women face specific challenges related to authority, work-life balance, recognition and more—join Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan for an open conversation on topics related to gender and self-presentation in STEM. This conversational session is meant to be an honest and uplifting space to discuss the gendered hidden curriculum of working in STEM, with an opportunity to share strategies and support one another. Lunch provided.
Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan is a highly accomplished and respected figure in the field of sports science, specifically within the realm of exercise physiology and nutrition. With her expertise in body composition, metabolism, exercise performance and nutrition, she has made significant contributions to the advancement of health and human performance, with specific contributions to female health and wellness. She is a full professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at UNC-CH, serving as the Associate Chair for Research and the Director of the Applied Physiology Laboratory. She has a relentless commitment to research translation to enhance optimal health and well-being.