ANHW Austin Event: Gender Diversity & Leadership - Industry Perspectives
In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021, ANHW Austin cordially invites you to join us in this open panel discussion that features five outstanding Harvard women.
Monday, March 8, 2021 @ 3:00PM Pacific Time (6:00PM Eastern Time)
Virtual Event via Zoom (details sent after registration)
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In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021, ANHW Austin cordially invites you to join us in this open panel discussion that features five outstanding Harvard women, each in a different industry and position of leadership, and each with unique perspectives and experiences of what it is like being a woman in their respective industries – legal, architecture, mathematical biology, technology & entrepreneurship, communications & marketing. Join us for this open panel discussion to draw upon the institutional knowledge of female leaders from diverse industries.
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Dr. Lauren A. Myers: Professor, Depts of Integrative Biology and Statistics & Data Sciences and Director, UT Covid-19 Modeling Consortium
Dr. Lauren A. Meyers has been a pioneer in the field of network epidemiology and the application of machine learning to improve outbreak detection, forecasting and control. Professor Meyers leads an interdisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, and public health experts in uncovering the social and biological drivers of epidemics and building practical tools for the CDC and other global health agencies to track and mitigate emerging viral threats, including COVID-19, pandemic influenza, Ebola, HIV, and Zika. Dr. Meyers was named one of top 100 global innovators below age 35 by MIT Technology Review in 2004 and received the Joseph Lieberman Award for Significant Contributions to Science in 2017.
Lisa R. Eskow: Clinical Professor & Co-Director of the Supreme Court Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law
Lisa Eskow, a specialist in Supreme Court Advocacy, was named 2018 Professor of the Year for Legal Writing by the Student Bar Association at UT Law and 2016 Professor of the Year by the Women's Law Caucus. A thirteen-time Texas “Super Lawyer,” Ms. Eskow has argued in the U.S. Supreme Court, Texas Supreme Court, and federal and state courts of appeals nationwide. During her decade in the Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation Group at Weil, Gotshal and Manges LLP, Ms. Eskow handled a wide range of domestic and international matters, including IP disputes, bankruptcy & securities litigation, and white-collar criminal appeals. Prior to practicing at Weil, Ms. Eskow served as Deputy Solicitor General for the State of Texas, specializing in constitutional and sovereign-immunity issues.
Ruby Henry, PhD: CEO & Technical Founder, StaTechs and Director of Strategy, Fyve S
Ruby Henry engineered StaTechs’ cloud- based web application and developed its detection-translation engine. She is the first-named inventor on the US Utility Patent Application for “Converting Code in a First Programming Language to Code in a Second Programming Language.” Ruby’s code translation invention enhances productivity and minimizes coding errors with algorithms that generate consistent code. Ultimately, StaTechs seeks to unify software languages with every merger, acquisition, or collaboration and enabling businesses to grow with velocity that matches the market’s pace.
Aleksandra Jaeschke, DDes: Architect & Assistant Professor, Architecture & Sustainable Design
Aleksandra Jaeschke is an architect and an Assistant Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Design at The University of Texas at Austin. She holds a Doctor of Design degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and an AA Diploma from the Architectural Association in London. A book based on her doctoral dissertation entitled GREEN APPARATUS: Ecology of the American House According to Building Codes is forthcoming with Princeton Architectural Press in 2022. Aleksandra holds a professional license in Italy where she practiced at AION, an architectural firm she co-founded and co-directed until her move to the U.S. She is the winner of the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s 2019 Wheelwright Prize, a travel-based grant to support investigative approaches to contemporary architecture.
Brianne J. Reeber: Global Managing Editor, Think with Google
As the global managing editor of Google’s official digital marketing publication, Brianne leads a team of editorial specialists and guides teams in 21 different markets around the world as they create content to reach millions of marketers. Over her years on the brand, she built the operating model for both the publication and scaling of content globally. She has also served as the head of content for Google’s presence at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Prior to her time in content marketing at Google, Brianne worked in ad sales at the company, and prior to that, worked in Creative Strategy at Saatchi & Saatchi NY on a variety of packaged goods brands. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a concentration in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She has called Austin home for 6 years now.
3:00PM - 4:00PM Mon 8 Mar 2021 ( Timezone: Pacific )
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