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New AIMBE award recognizes mentoring and inclusion

November 26, 2019

With input from Dr. Chesler, a new Professional Impact Award from the American Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering recognizes excellence in mentoring and contributions to diversity as well as philanthropy, advocacy, leadership and education.  Nominate your colleagues this year!

Purdue University

November 05, 2019

BuildingSTEMequity joined the Kardia Group at Purdue University to facilitate an all-day workshop on Diversity and Inclusion in STEM.  Attending the workshop is required by all new faculty and staff in the College of Engineering, which is a great example of valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

UW Women in Technology

November 01, 2019

Naomi Chesler spoke to UW Women in Technology (WIT) about her journey to leadership and the benefits of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the computing workforce.  

UW-Madison Women Faculty Mentoring Program

October 10, 2019

Dr. Chesler facilitates and participates in a panel discussion of "Balancing Authority and Inclusion in the Classroom" for women faculty members.  While best practices shared for creating an inclusive classroom are typically gender and race neutral, perceptions of expertise and authority are not.  Our discussion focused on the challenges of intersectionality in the classroom.

HHMI-UIC Inclusive Excellence

August 19, 2019 - August 20, 2019

Building STEM Equity is working with the Kardia Group to facilitate inclusive excellence in STEM disciplines at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) sponsored by the HHMI.

BME Education Summit Meeting

May 01, 2019

Dr. Chesler leads a panel discussion of equity, diversity and inclusion in Biomedical Engineering at the 2019 BME Education Summit Meeting organized by the BME Council of Chairs and the Biomedical Engineering Society:


April 01, 2019

Dr. Chesler is elected to the AIMBE Board of Directors and serves on the AIMBE Diversity Committee

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