women, engineering, & mit

a fascinating NYT article on Dr Susan Hockfield of mit. Many thanks to Karen Miller who just finds the most wonderful things and tends to read parts of my mind? :)

This reminds me, an event coming up soon, aka thursday …

IEEE-NY Women In Engineering “Panel Discussion” Th 5/5 (6-8pm) at Con
Edison-HQ -4 Irving Place Room 1425, NY, NY 10003. Call for Advanced
Registration by 5/3, attn: Darlene E. Rivera at 914-967-5800 ext. 250 or
e-mail: < drivera938 ( at ) ieee.org> Please provide Name and Company affiliation.
No Walk-ins Allowed for Security Reasons.
Featuring the following Guest Panelists:

Susan Hassler, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Spectrum Magazine
Dr. Julia Hirschberg, Professor, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University
Dr. Mary Y Lanzerotti, Research Staff Member, IBM T J Watson Research Center

I have more info somewhere at home. It looks quite interesting. I hope I can attend.

an IEEE gold link