Celebrating women in STEM
Extra commitments are everywhere in academia. Many take time and effort but do not advance a faculty member’s career.
“We need to accept that women may have motivations beyond achievements in the workplace and that career achievements may be secondary to work–life integration,” Marina K. Holz writes.
“Some researchers suggest the pandemic has served as the proverbial canary in the coal mine, highlighting and amplifying existing disparities and inequities within the STEMM workplace.”
Namandjé Bumpus recently stepped away from her lab at Johns Hopkins to become the chief scientist of the FDA.
This workshop teaches the fundamentals of negotiation relevant to a variety of one-on-one conversations and group settings. Topics include the importance of negotiation to advance research and career objectives, identification of negotiables for research and career advancement, elements of a successful negotiation, the importance of developing alternatives to an agreement, techniques for handling difficult people and conversations, the importance of listening and appreciating different viewpoints, and identification of short- and long-term negotiation goals.Member only content
The 2023 ASBMB Leadership Award winners share their experiences with leadership and mentoring, with an emphasis on mentoring women in science, their winning strategies for scientific career success and ways that they support the advancement of women in STEM.Member only content
Exploring the role of nonpromotable tasks and how to manage them. With one of the authors of "The No Club."Member only content
ASBMB members discuss “The No Club: Putting a Stop to Women’s Dead-End Work” by Linda Babcock, Brenda Peyser, Lise Vesterlund and Laurie Weingart.Member only content
A discussion of “What Works: Gender Equality by Design” by Iris Bohnet, presented by the ASBMB Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Committee.Member only content
The ASBMB Leadership Awards recognize individuals with a strong commitment to advancing the careers of women in biochemistry and molecular biology along with demonstrated excellence in research, discovery and/or service.