I Wish Someone Had Told Me That: Women Pursuing Professional Careers – Panel Discussion


Date(s) - 18 Feb 2013
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


368A Heady Hall

Three panelists share how they have handled the pressures and problems of balancing a career and family. Jennifer Roback Morse served as a research fellow for Stanford University’s Hoover Institution from 1997 to 2005. She received her PhD in economics from the University of Rochester in 1980 and taught at Yale University and George Mason University for 15 years. She writes about the family and the free society. Her books include Love and Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn’t Work, among others. Kristen Constant is a Wilkinson Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering and chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Iowa State. She earned a PhD in materials science and engineering from Northwestern University in 1990. Alexia Campbell Hoffman is a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology at Iowa State, working with Dr. Basil Nikolau. Part of the Women in STEM Series.

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