Conference Events

  • Women in Economics: WE are the Future
    Apr 11, 3:30 PM
    Zoom Workshop
    Join Women in Economics at UW-Madison president Emma Lai and conference professional outreach chair Clare Porter for a workshop on how to nurture, grow, and recruit for your campus Women in Economics organization.
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  • It's All in the Data: Diversity and Inclusion in Economic Research
    Apr 11, 2:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Workshop
    Join professors Marcella Alsan and Cesi Cruz for a workshop on the importance, consideration, and inclusion of diversity in economic and other academic and policy research.
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  • Rising Women
    Sun, Apr 11
    Zoom Panel
    Apr 11, 12:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Panel
    Participate in our panel of rising women and hear from females working to rise to the top of their fields from backgrounds in economics. Panelists include Brandi Beals, Lauren Schmitz, and more!
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  • Graduate School: How to Decide, Apply, and Thrive
    Apr 11, 11:00 AM CDT
    Zoom Panel
    Hear from current Economics PhD students about how they decided to apply for and pursue graduate study in economics. Graduate panelists include Erica Frost, Lois Miller, Natalie Duncombe, and Nisha Chikhale.
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  • Career Paths in Economics
    Sat, Apr 10
    Zoom Panel
    Apr 10, 4:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Panel
    Join our diverse panel of professional women sharing how they chose their field and career after studying or working in economics. Hear from Cindy Ivanac-Lillig, Julia Richert, Corissa Pennow, and Carrie Zethmayr on their journeys to very different careers.
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  • Professional Development: Managing as a Woman
    Apr 10, 2:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Workshop
    Leadership, networking, creativity, and confidence - the building blocks of a phenomenal career. Learn from our high-achieving presenters, including Susan Dynarski, Anita Knotts, and Ilsa May on how to succeed in a career you love.
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  • How to Fail: Stories of Challenge and Perseverance
    Apr 10, 1:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Panel
    This panel will feature accomplished women in economics sharing stories of how they persevered and grew through professional and personal challenges. Speakers include Mary Morris, Maris Keenlace, Morgan Klaeser, and Andrea Clark.
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  • Opening and Keynote Address
    Sat, Apr 10
    Webinar
    Apr 10, 11:00 AM
    Webinar
    This year's keynote address, based upon our theme "WE are resilient," will be presented by Fanta Traore, CEO of the Sadie Collective. Prior to Fanta's address, we will hear from conference executive director Savannah Donegan and University of Wisconsin Chancellor Rebecca Blank.
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