WISE Events


WISE luncheons offer an opportunity for SF State faculty and staff to gather and discuss their experiences as women in STEM fields with each other and guest speakers

Upcoming Events

Women in Leadership Series (Speaker Panel)

Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Event Time and Location: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm at Rosa Parks A-C - Cesar Chavez Student Center
Hosts: CSLD

Join the Women in Leadership Series speaker panel. This Series will address barriers that women may face in the workplace and provide support and resources to promote career advancement. No previous leadership or work experience required.

Food will be served at this workshop and offered on a first come, first served basis.

Event Link: https://sfsu.joinhandshake.com/events/401754/share_preview 

CSLD welcomes persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. Please call (415) 338-1764 or email csld@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so arrangements can be made.

Past Events

WISE Brown Bag Lunch Oct 29 2012

Monday, October 29, 2012
Topic: Science faculty’s subtle gender biases favor male students, Moss-Racusin et al., PNAS (2012) 109:  16474-16479

Hosts: Kimberly Tanner & Sally Pasion, Biology

Women's History Month event 

Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Topic: (Theme:  Reading, wRioting, and Reclaiming:  Feminism(s) Empowerment and the Crisis in Public Education)
Hosts: Lisa White, Assoc. Dean, College of Science & Engineering.

As part of the “11th Annual Public Lecture Series for Women's History Month and International Women's Day” there will be a WISE panel on “Women, Gender and Science: Fixing the Numbers, Knowledge, and Institutions”
Panel members and their projects include:

  • Dr. Leticia Márquez Magaña, Biology, SFSU: CSU IT Catalyst Evaluation and Self-assessment (CITIES) Project
  • Dr. Kimberly Tanner, Biology, SFSU: The SEPAL Spectrum Project: Building Pathways to Biomedical Research Careers for Girls and Women of Color.
  • Dr. Londa Schiebinger, Director, Clayman Institute for Gender Research & Professor of History of Science, Stanford University: Gendered Innovations in Science, Medicine and Engineering.
  • Dr. Sue V. Rosser, SFSU University Provost and Professor of Women & Gender Studies and of Sociology: Breaking the Science Glass Ceiling Through Institutional Transformation.