Women in Chemistry TO: Inclusion is the Path to Excellence: The Importance of Allyship in STEM

Inclusion is the Path to Excellence: The Importance of Allyship in STEM
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Panel Discussion on Inclusion and Allyship in STEM

• Dr. Raychelle Burks, Professor, St. Edwards University, Texas
• Dr. Allison Sekuler, Vice President, Research, Baycrest Health Sciences
• Dr. Bryan Gaensler, Director of the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto
• Dr. Denise O. Green, Executive Vice President, Equity and Community Inclusion, Ryerson University

Ana Sofia Barrows, Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional

Expected Scope
· Understanding the link between excellence and inclusion, as well as the importance of allyship
· Highlight the key barriers that are interfering with inclusion in STEM
· Practical solutions that can be practiced within academia and industry

The event will be live-streamed, with links available via email and social media.

Accommodations in place
- Accessible entrances and washrooms
- Closed captioned live-stream
- Quiet room for prayer

If you require any other accommodations, please feel free to contact us at:

Who can attend: Everyone
Fee: Free
Tickets: Eventbrite
Organized by: Women in Chemistry Toronto and the Chemistry Student Union, University of Toronto
Location: Bahen Centre for Information Technology, Auditorium 1130, 40 St George St, Toronto, ON