Work-Life Balance in Academic Careers

Start Time: 
Friday, November 22, 2013 - 2:30pm
End Time: 
Friday, November 22, 2013 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Engineering II, Room 599
Organizer: 
UCSC Women in Science & Engineering (WiSE), the CBSE The Research Mentoring Institute (CBSE RMI), and STEM Diversity Programs.

Headed for an academic career but not sure how you will make it all fit with a satisfying
personal life? When should you have children? Can you be true to your research and your family? Are hobbies and non-professional interests even possible? What about dual-career academic couples?

Join us for a discussion with a panel of UCSC faculty and research professionals who will share their experiences and strategies for balancing a healthy personal life with the demands of a professional career.

Panel participants: Pradip Mascharak (CHEM), Nandini Battcharya (MATH), Karen Ottemann (METOX), Melissa Jurica (MCD BIO), William Dunbar (CE), Melissa Cline (Genome Browser).