Excelsior College 'Women in Nuclear' webinar tonight at 7 pm ET

January 25, 2012, 9:30PMANS Nuclear Cafe

To round out National Nuclear Science Day, Excelsior College is hosting a webinar entitled Women in Nuclear: Professional Organizations and Career Advancement. The event is part of Excelsior College's School of Business & Technology's "Women in Technology" campaign.

The webinar panel is addressing a number of issues, including:

  • What is the nature of the technological "Glass Maze"
  • The current state of women in the nuclear field
  • The role of professional organizations in furthering career development and advancement for women
  • The benefits of memberships in nuclear and technological professional organizations
  • The impact of voluntary support coalitions on leveling the playing field
  • Where the nuclear industry is headed over the next decade

The panel features  Coleen Ware, training director with the Tennessee Valley Authority; Erin West, licensing supervisor, Tennessee Valley Authority; Professional Development chair, NA-YGN; and Margaret Harding, one of ANS's national spokespersons during the Fukushima nuclear crisis this past March and a contributor to the ANS Nuclear Cafe. Jane LeClair, Dean of the School of Business & Technology, Excelsior College , is moderating the discussion.

Visit the Excelsior College events weblink  for more information-including how to register. The discussion is scheduled to run from 7:00 to 8:00 pm Eastern Time.

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