News and Events

JUN 20, 2019
This program will focus on the current lack of diversity in the biomedical research workforce today and the positive impact a diverse workforce can have on research. The NIH awards Administrative Supplements to Promote Diversity and participants will learn about these awards and the process to apply for them from the NIH perspective and from PIs who have been awarded supplements.
JUN 27, 2019
After decades of progress, the struggle for equity continues: Girls and women are still not equal. Michelle Milford Morse, the UN Foundation’s vice president of Girls and Women Strategy, says that protecting our progress toward equity is a moral, economic and human capital imperative. Morse will discuss the myths of gender and health equity—including the notion that inequity impacts only vulnerable women in faraway places, and will issue a call to action to defend shared and achievable aspirations for everyone, everywhere.
JUN 28, 2019
SciAccess, an international conference dedicated to promoting disability inclusion and diversity in science and STEAM, will take place June 28-29. Funded by the President's Prize at Ohio State, the event will feature keynote speakers Temple Grandin, renowned autism advocate, and Anousheh Ansari, the first female private space explorer. Register for the conference until April 25. Submit a proposal by March 25 to be a speaker.
JUN 28, 2019
The Women’s Leadership Conference in Columbus, Ohio, will feature a full day of high-quality, professional learning opportunities to inspire and educate attendees. In addition to an entrepreneur track, there will be a track for intrapreneurs – defined as individuals within large organizations that use entrepreneurial skills to advance business within their organization.
JUL 13, 2019
To build training capacity across the Wexner Medical Center health professions workforce, this free, eight-hour course will be offered for faculty and staff the following Saturdays: July 13, July 27, and August 3.
JUL 27, 2019
To build training capacity across the Wexner Medical Center health professions workforce, this free, eight-hour course will be offered for faculty and staff the following Saturdays: July 27 and August 3.
AUG 3, 2019
To build training capacity across the Wexner Medical Center health professions workforce, this free, eight-hour course will be offered for faculty and staff.
AUG 6, 2019
IDEAL, formerly the National Diversity in Libraries Conference, aims to foster awareness and appreciation of workplace diversity issues through the exploration of exemplary practice, contemporary theory, thought leadership, and strategy development for all those in the academic and public library, archives, and museum sectors. IDEAL ‘19 will be held August 6-7, 2019, on the Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio. Registration deadline is July 1, 2019.
OCT 17, 2019
In addition to celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first all-women research team in Antarctica, the symposium will look at women’s past, present, and future in science, research, discovery, and leadership. Icebreaker and registration will take place Wednesday evening, 10/16 and the symposium will take place 10/17-18.