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This space is for the WISeR leadership to communicate our activities to our members, and for our Rockefeller community to respond to and discuss events on campus and in science.

Interested in submitting a post or getting more involved? Email wiser(at)rockefeller.edu or Maryam Zaringhalam, our Senior Blog Editor! We are accepting posts from all members, including those who wish to post anonymously or under a pseudonym.

Check out these different categories of posts:
Official Announcements check out what WISeR has been up to
Campus Events read about anything specific to the Rockefeller campus here!
OpEds this category contains all of the opinion pieces written by you, our members!

June 21, 2017

June Meeting Minutes

by wiseratrockefeller

June 15 2017 WISeR Board Meeting Minutes Location: CRC 402 Minutes Compiled by: Sarah Stern Minutes edited by: Kate Bredbenner Present: Kate Itzel Leonora Margo Sarah Absent: Stephanie 12:05: BBQ Discussion Tri-I is covering what we need to be covered for the BBQ. We need a flyer made, will email flyer to all Women in … Continue reading “June Meeting Minutes”

January 16, 2017

Dr. Mandë Holford on Science Diplomacy, International Collaboration, and Venomous Snails

by Maryam Zaringhalam

Kicking off the New Year is Dr. Mandë Holford, January’s Woman of the Month. A Rockefeller alumna, Mandë is a Professor in Chemistry at Hunter College, with a scientific appointment at the American Museum of Natural History. I met Mandë through the Science Diplomacy course she co-facilitates with Jesse Ausubel and Rod Nichols at Rockefeller. … Continue reading “Dr. Mandë Holford on Science Diplomacy, International Collaboration, and Venomous Snails”

November 29, 2016

Dr. Jeanne Garbarino on Outreach, Inclusion, and Engagement

by Maryam Zaringhalam

November’s Woman of the Month is Dr. Jeanne Garbarino, Director of Science Outreach at Rockefeller University. Together with her team, Jeanne has crafted initiatives like the Learning at the Bench (LAB) After School Program and the Summer Science Research Program to provide K-12 students with authentic biomedical research opportunities. Her work has been essential to … Continue reading “Dr. Jeanne Garbarino on Outreach, Inclusion, and Engagement”

November 14, 2016

October Meeting Minutes

by wiseratrockefeller

October 20th 2016 WISeR Board Meeting Minutes Location: CRC 506 Minutes Compiled by: Sarah Stern Minutes edited by: Emily Dennis In attendance: Ali Ehrlich Ilana Zucker-Scharff Emily Lorenzen Emily Dennis Sarah Stern Meghan Lockard 12:05: Member’s meeting (Emily L) We were going to do November 10th. But, PRISM is hosting an event on November 9th, … Continue reading “October Meeting Minutes”

November 2, 2016

September Meeting Minutes

by wiseratrockefeller

September 20th 2016 WISeR Board Meeting Minutes Location: CRC 506 Minutes Compiled by: Sarah Stern Minutes edited by: Emily Dennis 12:05: Everyone arrived (Sarah was a bit late) 12:07: Linda will be taking a break from WISeR for personal reasons but will stay active in the group, just not attend meetings. Dame Carol Robertson wants … Continue reading “September Meeting Minutes”