It was great!
Have you ever wanted to be in the same room with a Rock Star of Science?Have you ever wanted to listen to a bestselling author and CBS news contributor speak over a delicious box lunch? If so, are you doing anything from noon to 1:30 on May 28?
Please join the USC Women in Management for a luncheon with Dr. David B. Agus, Professor of Medicine and Engineering, Keck School of Medicine and USC Viterbi School of Engineering, director of the USC Norris Westside Cancer Center and the USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine, CBS News contributor on health matters, bestselling author of “The End of Illness” and “A Short Guide to a Long Life,” and a 2009 Geoffrey Beene Rock Star of Science.We are very grateful to Dr. Agus for graciously agreeing to speak at our luncheon, and we are completely delighted to bring this wonderful speaker to WIM members and their guests.Hope to see you there on May 28.
“Women are significantly underrepresented among higher education presidents. Today, only 26% of the college presidents in the U.S. are women while more than 57% of the students in colleges and universities are women.”
Why So Few Women College Presidents?, by Lucie Lapovsky, Forbes, April 13, 2014
“A recent study of top female college and university leaders finds that although there are lots of glimmers of optimism, female higher education administrators still face subtle barriers such as being held to different expectations than male counterparts, some lack of support, discouragement and sometimes sabotage.”
Study: Female Leaders in Higher Ed Face Different Expectations than Males, by Lekan Oguntoyinbo, Diverse, April 27, 2014