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Professor Hazel Sive presented the initiatives MIT has undertaken to increase the number of women faculty in the sciences (STEM fields). Areas covered include assessing climate, search committee training, sourcing candidates and retention. HERC, a national consortium of more than 600 college, universities and research centers (hercjobs.org) is pleased to offer this webinar to our member institutions.
The webinar was recorded May 21, 2013.
About the Presenter:
Professor Sive is a member, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research Professor of Biology and Associate Dean, MIT School of Science.
She received her B.Sc. Hons. from University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa and her Ph.D. from Rockefeller University, New York. Her research focuses on craniofacial and brain development, using zebrafish and frog models. An additional focus is analysis of mental health disorder genes using the zebrafish. Professor Sive teaches Introductory Biology to MIT undergraduates and Developmental Biology to graduate students. She has chaired the MIT Biology Department Undergraduate Program, the MIT Global Education and Opportunities Committee, and the MIT Committee on Student Life. She is Program Director for the MISTI/South Africa Program. Professor Sive has served on the editorial board of several journals, and has served on or chaired multiple NIH grant review panels. As Associate Dean, Prof. Sive focuses on issues in education and equity. She has written widely on Women in STEM, and was co-chair of the Report of the Status of Women Faculty in the Schools of Science and Engineering at MIT, published in 2011.