Are you interested in learning more about the all-gender facilities on campus or learning about the work being done to expand them? Tuesday June 11th from 6:00-8:00pm BioAIMS will be hosting a casual meetup to discuss these topics and share resources. We will meet over dinner in QSpot (Firetruck House, 2nd Floor). Hosted by BioAIMS. If you are interesting in attending, please RSVP here. If you would like to submit a topic to discuss, put it on the RSVP form as well.
Come help us celebrate BioAIMS's 15th birthday! Guest speaker Anjali Shastri will share lessons from her journey from a Stanford Ph.D. into a career in science policy and back to a position at 23andMe as a project manager. Dinner will be served!
We'll drive up to Sacramento as a group and meet with representatives from five governmental offices: the Air Resources Board, Assemblyman Mark Berman, the California Council on Science and Technology, the California State Department of Conservation, & the California Ocean Protection Council. Interested? RSVP here!
Wonder how research gets translated into policy? Interested in how scientists can inform decision-making? Bruce Cain is an expert in US politics and particularly the politics of California and the American West. He is currently working on state regulatory processes and stakeholder involvement in the areas of water, energy, and the environment.
BioAIMS will invite high school students from around the Bay Area to Stanford Campus for a day. This is an opportunity for you to inspire students who might not otherwise know about the many career paths in science, especially those students coming from historically under-represented or marginalized groups. The event includes science lab tours, college admissions discussion, hands-on science activities, explanation of a PhD, panel of current undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a campus tour.
Share your amazing experiences that led you to a PhD program and inspire the next generation of scientists and scholars.
If you’re interested in helping out with any part - from just leading a lab tour (20 minutes), to speaking as a panelist (1 hour) , to leading a group of high schoolers (all day), etc. - please let us know by filling out this form!
Come enjoy a happy hour together with SBSA tomorrow, February 28th, 3-5pm in the LKSC Herb Garden (or the 4th floor of LKSC if it's rainy)! We'll have plenty of drinks, food, and EANABs for everyone. Let's give the new Biosciences recruits a warm welcome and show them how fun we all are! 💃🏽🎉
BioAIMS and GradQ will be hosting Stanford GSB Lecturer J.D. Schramm for a communication workshop . J.D. Schramm joined the GSB faculty in the fall of 2007 to create and launch communication courses as part of a GSB curriculum revision. He teaches graduate level courses in Strategic Communication, Reputation Management, and Thought Leadership. Each year he teaches an Introductory Seminar to undergraduates on topics ranging from Changing Hearts and Minds, Entrepreneurial Communication, and LGBTQ Leadership Communication. He actively coaches students, alumni, faculty and staff on presentations. His protégés present at TED, Davos, the Aspen Ideas Festival, and other high profile events around the globe, and up and down Sand Hill road.
Please register here if you are interested in attending.
Do you know of issue that is currently underrepresented on the Stanford campus? The advocacy roundtable is an open space for discussing topics affecting underrepresented groups within and beyond the Stanford community.
This quarter, we will focus on action items related to topics previously discussed (although we welcome new items for discussion) We will meet over dinner in LKSC 306 to brainstorm how students can move towards action with the support of BioAIMS.
If you are interesting in attending, please RSVP here. If you would like to submit a topic to discuss, put it on the RSVP form as well.
Why should we get rid of the GRE and move toward other indicators in graduate admissions? Join us for a chat with Dr. Steve Lee, Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion at Stanford H&S, about modifying the admissions process to decrease potential for implicit bias. Lunch will be served. RSVP here!
Margaret Neale, a Stanford GSB professor specializing in negotiation and team performance, will host a special seminar discussing negotiation, with a focus on negotiating as a URM. Hosted by BioAIMS and GradQ.
During this workshop you will learn how to 1) develop confidence in the negotiation process; 2) understand better the behavior of individuals in competitive situations; and 3) evaluate the costs and benefits of different actions
Lunch and beverages will be served AND attendees will be entered to win one of twelve copies of Getting (More Of) What You Want.
Off the farm dinners are an opportunity to have dinner in small groups with Stanford faculty members who support diversity. This quarter's off the farm dinner is co-hosted with Stanford SoLID. Sign-up info will be shared soon!
Join Stanford Tzu Ching and BioAIMs for a night of creating beautiful flower masterpieces! We will first journey together to learn about the history of Chinese flower arrangement and how mindful acts can inspire compassion and connection with our mind, heart, and spirit. Next, we will admire our artwork and engage in discussion about living in a bicultural world and how we’ve combined and blended different aspects of cultures to shape our attitudes, behaviors, and values.
Ethan Li, BioEngineering PhD candidate
McKenzie Eakin, MD candidate
Letter from an Anonymous Trans Med Student, read by Torsten Rotto, MD Candidate
Collecting donations for InterACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth & TGI Justice
Giveaways & raffles & snacks
Information on actionable next steps
Infinite love & support
Bonus points for
dressing to show support for persons who are Intersex, Trans, and Gender Expansive, whatever that means to you!
In solidarity, on behalf of the LGBTQ-Meds Executive Board, the Stanford Health Justice Coalition, BioAIMS, SUMMA, and SMSA