13:30 • How to Balance Work/Research & Family Life
Organizers: Eddy Solomon and Efrat Shimron
Panelists: Dafi Link, Karin Shmueli, Jadranka Stojanovska and Shaihan Malik
Description: Combining research with our personal life is a challenge that often leads to the feeling of missing out and decreased productivity in both fields. Learning the concept of integration of self, work, and family by setting up priorities increases the joy while achieving success. The aim of the session is to help trainees and early-mid researchers to balance career building and family life, by sharing tips and advice from experienced researchers.
15:30 • Do I Belong Here? How to Overcome Bias Within & Against Us
Organizers: Nastaren Abad, Shannon Helsper, Ghoncheh Amouzandeh, David Hike, Frederick Bagdasarian and Samuel Holder
Panelists: Margaret Hall-Craggs, Udunna Anazodo, Ravi Menon, Craig Meyer, Julie Kabil, Anke Henning and John Port
Description: Yes, Bias is real. From gender and race, down to where you attended undergrad, bias impacts our decisions about others and ourselves. Understanding how implicit bias works and affects our lives is a good first step. But the real challenge is learning how to keep bias in check. A panel discussion and interactive session will will focus on identifying bias, overcoming it and owning our achievements.