Workshop fosters solidarity among student parents, strives to retain women with children in the academic pipeline

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Kira Tiedge, a postdoc in the Department of Plant Biology, hosted a workshop on April 9 to support Ph.D. students and postdocs with children. The workshop, supported by the ‘Professors for the Future’ fellowship, featured talks from representatives from UC Davis WorkLife, the Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC), the Student Disability Center and Safety Services. It also featured a discussion where advisors discussed what they can do to support the needs of Ph.D. parents and their hopes to further improve the work-life balance of these students.

Period16-Apr-2021

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  • TitleWorkshop fosters solidarity among student parents, strives to retain women with children in the academic pipeline
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletThe California Aggie
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Date16/04/2021
    DescriptionKira Tiedge, a postdoc in the Department of Plant Biology, hosted a workshop on April 9 to support Ph.D. students and postdocs with children. The workshop, supported by the ‘Professors for the Future’ fellowship, featured talks from representatives from UC Davis WorkLife, the Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC), the Student Disability Center and Safety Services. It also featured a discussion where advisors discussed what they can do to support the needs of Ph.D. parents and their hopes to further improve the work-life balance of these students.
    Producer/AuthorMaddie Duley
    URLhttps://theaggie.org/2021/04/16/workshop-fosters-solidarity-among-student-parents-strives-to-retain-women-with-children-in-the-academic-pipeline/
    PersonsKira Tiedge

Keywords

  • Women
  • STEM
  • Diversity and inclusion