Emerging Leaders Workshop

Friday, June 3, 2016


Nolan Gallery

Registration and Check-in

Ballrooms A&B
Breakfast and Networking

8:30 - 9:00 am
Ballroom C


Welcome and Introductions

Reza Ghodssi
   Herbert Rabin Distinguished Chair in Engineering and Director
   University of Maryland


9:00 - 9:45 am
Ballroom C


Keynote Speaker

Ana Mari Cauce
   University of Washington, Seattle

My Life in Administration: From Accident to Career
Ana Mari Cauce, who until recently considered herself an “accidental administrator,” will share the insights she’s gained during her journey from assistant professor to president of the University of Washington.
Introduced by Amy Wendt (University of Wisconsin-Madison)


9:45 - 10:15 am
Nolan Gallery

Networking Break


10:15 -11:50 am
Ballroom C

Panel Discussion

Cultivating Leadership Potential and Overcoming Challenges on the Path to Leadership

Emily Allen
   Dean, College of Engineering,
   Computer Science and Technology
   California State University, Los Angeles

Molly Carnes
   Professor, Depts of Medicine, Psychiatry, and Industrial & Systems Engr
   Co-Director, WISELI/Director, UW Ctr for Women
   University of Wisconsin-Madison

Robert Gray
   Alcatel-Lucent Technologies Professor of Communications & Networking
   School of Engineering, Emeritus, Stanford Univ
   Research Professor, Boston University

Evelynn Hammonds
   Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science
   Professor of African and African American Studies
   Harvard University

Co-Moderated by Carol Espy-Wilson (University of Maryland) and Tsu-Jae King Liu (University of California-Berkeley)


12:00 - 12:50 pm
Ballrooms A&B



1 - 1:45pm
Ballroom C


Keynote Speaker

Maria Klawe
   Harvey Mudd College

Twists and Turns as an Academic Leader
This talk describes the adventures, mishaps and insights of a female scientist and engineer who wanted to make the culture of science and engineering welcoming to everyone with passion and ability, from poets and football players to women and under-represented minorities.

Introduced by Susan Burkett (University of Alabama)


1:45 - 2:00 pm
Ballroom C

Laser Coaching:  Introduction to Laser Coaching
Presenter: Beth Pruitt (Stanford University)
Laser Coaching Moderator: Christian Zorman (Case Western Reserve University)


2:15 - 5:15 pm
Ballrooms A&B

Laser Coaching:  Working with peers on individual assessment and preliminary plans

  • Part 1: Individual Assessment and Preliminary Plans
    Gallery Walk
    Panelists’ Reflections

    Co-Moderated by Carol Espy-Wilson (University of Maryland) and Tsu-Jae King Liu (University of California-Berkeley)
  • Part 2: Focus on the Future
  • Part 3: Designing Accountability Plans for Career Goals

5:15 - 6 pm
Ballrooms A&B


Reflections, Future Planning, and Concluding Remarks
Carol Muller (Stanford University) and Reza Ghodssi (University of Maryland)


6:00 pm
Nolan Gallery


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