Yes it is raining and cloudy. But that is not the gloomy part. I like rain and clouds and we don’t get enough of either around here. The issue for me is the Symposium happening today in my building. Run by the UC Davis Genome Center, which I am a part of. What is the problem?
Well here is the flier
- S. Dinesh-Kumar
- Brett Phinney
- Anthony Herren
- Jessica Franco
- Jack Cuniff
- John Yates
- John Muchena
- Ilias Tagkopoulos
- Nuno Bandeira
So – lets look at last years Halloween symposium.
That is five speakers, all men.
- Mingcheng Luo UC Davis
- Chris Streck 10X
- Marco Blanchette Dovetail
- Matthew Seetin PacBio
- Matthew Settles, UC Davis
- Bruce Draper UC Davis, Molecular and Cellular Biology
- Bruce Conklin, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, UCSF
- David Segal, UC Davis, Genome Center
- Dana Carroll, University of Utah, Department of Biochemistry
- Diversity matters in planning journalism conferences by Steve Buttry
- show me the policy | cubist crystal by Jenny Martin
- Stop Agreeing To Be On All-Male Panels — Just Stop – Emily Peck the Huff Post.
- Increasing Diversity at Your Conference
- Promoting Gender Diversity at Conferences
- Encourage speaker diversity at synthetic biology conferences from Synberc
- 6 Steps for Planning a Diverse Conference by Jessica Fleuti
- White male lineup at medical meeting sparks ‘public shaming’ in STAT
- STEM Women: How Men Can Help, with Professor Jonathan Eisen …
- Discussion of speaker diversity triggered by a #manel (Storify)
- Speaker gender balance at Society for the Neurobiology of Language conferences 2009–2015
- Countering gender bias at conferences Carrie Arnold in Science
- Ten Simple Rules to Achieve Conference Speaker Gender Balance by Jenny Martin
- How to Add More Women Speakers to Your Meetings by Michelle Russell in PCMA Convene
- Welcoming Women at STEM Conferences – and Beyond – the StoryExchange
- To Get More Female Conference Speakers – GenomeWeb
- Female Scientists Turn to Data to Fight Lack of Representation on Panels NY Times
- How likely is an all-male speakers list, statistically speaking? A mathematician weighs in.