Join us for a talk about navigating gender issues in academia and developing strategies for institutional change.
Presented by Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) and Sponsored by NSF ADVANCE Adaptation Award 2017293
Anne Petersen is a Research Professor at the University of Michigan, ISD/COEng. She is Founder/President of Global Philanthropy Alliance, a foundation making grants in Africa. Petersen held administrative and faculty roles at Stanford U, U Minnesota, Penn State U, and U Chicago. She was Senior VP Programs, WK Kellogg Foundation and US President-nominated/Senate-confirmed National Science Foundation Deputy Director/COO. She was Associate Director, Health at the MacArthur Foundation, worked closely with the Swiss Jacobs Foundation, and is currently on the Board of the Templeton World Charity Foundation. Petersen has authored 18 books and over 300 articles, on adolescent and gender issues. Her honors include election to the National Academy of Medicine (National Academies of Science, Engineering, Medicine) and Fellow in several scientific societies including AAAS, APA (three divisions), and founding Fellow of APS. Petersen earned all her degrees at the University of Chicago: BA mathematics, MS statistics, PhD measurement, evaluation, and statistical analysis.