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Empower U Symposium

March 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am MST

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In celebration of Women’sWeek, the Women in Health, Medicine and Science (WiHMS) program and the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion is pleased to host the Empower U Symposium. President Ruth Watkins will give a Keynote Address, followed by a series of negotiation workshops aimed at faculty, staff and trainees. All are welcome to attend.

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Keynote – President Ruth V. Watkins

9:00 – 10:00 am | HSEB Alumni Hall

Ruth V. Watkins, first woman President of the University of Utah, will offer inspirational remarks on the importance of helping women meet their career potential at the University of Utah.

Coffee Break + Networking

10:00 – 10:30 am | HSEB Alumni Hall

Negotiation Workshops

10:30 am – 12:30 pm | See locations below

Learning to Ask (HSEB 2110)

Carolynn Clark, JD, LLM; Associate Instructor of Department of Communication.

This workshop will be tailored towards staff.

Gendered Differences in Negotiation (HSEB 1730)

Stacy M. Parsons, JD; Guardian ad litem Attorney, Adjuct Professor University of Utah College of Law

This workshop will be tailored towards faculty.

Communication & Negotiation Skills Workshop for Women (HSEB 2120)

Pearl Sandick, PhD; Associate Professor Department of Physics & Astronomy

This workshop will be tailored towards trainees.


March 5, 2019
8:00 am - 11:00 am UTC-6
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Women in Health, Medicine and Science (WiHMS)