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KWiSE-KOFWST Women’s Forum

December 14, 2020 Monday 9:10-11:00pm (EST)

Korean-American Women in Science and Engineering (KWiSE) and Korea Federation of Women’s Science & Technology Association (KOFWST) cordially invite you to the Women’s Forum entitled “Women in STEM, the gender pay gap and broken ladders.” This forum is open to both genders, and its goal is to exchange ideas on how to promote and empower women scientists in the various STEM fields, and to share information on education and policy needed for this process. KWiSE-KOFWST forum will provide an environment for open discussion and nurturing of partnerships and friendships. The forum is designed to be an interactive and engaging event to foster networking and mentoring among the attendees. It will be an excellent opportunity to learn and get inspiration from each other in order to allow women scientists and engineers to engage effectively as leaders and active participants in near future.


Co-Chairs


Co-Chair
Jayoung Kim
KWiSE


Co-Chair
Heesun Chung
KOFWST


Speakers


Hyesung Park
Georgia Gwinnett College


Sungsil Moon
CDC


Mihyeon “Christy” Jeon
WSP USA


Jongsoog Kim
Korean Women’s Development


Schedule

TimeTitles and Speakers
9:10Opening
9:15Gender and Racial Biases in STEM: Statistics, Trends, and Findings in the United States

Dr. Hyesung Park (Assistant Professor, Information Technology Georgia Gwinnett College)
Dr. Sungsil Moon (Microbiologist, CDC)
Dr. Mihyeon “Christy” Jeon (Supervising Planner/Traffic Engineer, WSP USA)
9:50Analysis of Gender Major Segregation and Labor Market Performance

Dr. Jongsoog Kim (Senior Research Fellow, Korean Women’s Development Institute)
10:15Discussion
10:45Closing/Group Photo/Networking