Best Practices Workshops feature leaders in various academic fields to share insights and facilitate workshops to engage the community of faculty and administration in the top-down process of change.
Speakers include previous ADVANCE program directors and administrators, leaders in industry and local organizations (e.g., Procter and Gamble, GE) that promote equity and diversity in their organizations and scholars specializing in broadening participation of underrepresented groups in the STEM disciplines.
January 30, 2015
Dr. Ellen Ernst Kossek (PhD, Yale) is Basil S. Turner Professor of Management at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management & Research Director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence. She is President of the Work and Family Researchers Network and Associate Director of the Center for Work-Family Stress, Safety & Health of the Work Family Health Network.
Elected a Fellow in the American Psychological Association & the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, to the Academy of Management’s Board of Governors, and Chair of the Gender and Diversity Division, Dr. Kossek’s research has won awards for advancing gender, work-life and diversity in organizations, most recently in 2014 as a recipient of the Families and Work Institute’s Work Life Legacy award, for helping to build or advance the work life movement.
She is currently leading the Purdue Quality of Work Environment Initiative. Her research focuses on implementation of new ways of working, flexibility, leadership and organizational change management and workplace interventions, workplace inclusion and talent management of gender and diversity. Dr. Kossek was recently featured in the Financial Times. She has been invited to give keynote speeches to managers, students and researchers in over a dozen countries. Prior to becoming a professor, she worked in Human Resources in Asia, Europe and the U.S. for Hitachi, IBM & GTE and other employers. She is the author of CEO of ME: Creating a Life That Works in the Flexible Job Age.
May 4-5, 2015
Dr. Barbara Fivush, MD & Dr Myron Weisfeldt, MD
Dr. Barbara Fivush, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Myron Weisfeldt, MD, Director of the Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University will conduct a series of workshops for women and administration in the College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children's and the VA Medical Center.