Initiative Co-Chairs

Dr. Gilda Barabino
Dean of the CCNY Grove School of Engineering

Dr. Mark E. Hauber
University Vice Provost for Research

The WiSE: Women in Science program aims to contribute to establishing a community of women scientists at CUNY by providing women scientists with practical tools for building their careers, as well as opportunities for networking with colleagues and establishing mentoring relationships.

Co-chairs Prof. Gilda Barabino,
Dean, Grove School of Engineering,
and Mark E. Hauber, Interim Vice
Provost for Research,
cordially invite you to:

Women in Science and Engineering at the City University

of New York: Research and Progress Summit

Friday, April 28, 2017, 12.30 – 5 PM


  • Plenary address by Dr. Jill O’Donnell-Tormey, member of the CUNY Board of Trustees and CEO of the Cancer Research Institute, NYC
  • Keynote presentation by Prof. Patricia Rodriguez Brennan, Biology/Mt Holyoke College on the basic science of avian reproductive biology from the female perspective
  • Round Table Discussion on the STEM Pipeline and Retention of Women at CUNY and beyond; participants – Prof. Frida Kleiman, Hunter College, Dr. Alona Bach, BMCC, Min Ma, GC CUNY, Prof. Elizabeth Tricomi, Rutgers/Newark, Dean/Prof. Gilda Barabino, CCNY
  • Poster Presentations by women CUNY STEM researchers, including graduate and undergraduate students

Refreshments will be served

Please RSVP and Sign-up for Poster Presentations at

Please note: the deadline to RSVP is Friday, April 14.

The cost of poster-printing will be reimbursed to each presenter.