Women in Tech Lunch Date / December 9th

We need more women taking on leading academic positions in engineering. What concrete steps to take?

12:00 Salty snacks & Beverages and Networking
12:30 Program starts

  • Welcoming words Dean Riina Salmimies
  • Why we need more women in engineering and technology?

Research manager Susanna Bairoh, TEK (Academic Engineers & Architects). Susanna is responsible for leading and managing TEK's research activities. She holds a Master's degree in social science from University of Helsinki and is completing her Doctoral studies at Hanken School of Business wherein her dissertation focuses on the gender gap in STEM. Susanna is passionate about improving gender equality, diversity and inclusion in technology and technology workplaces.

  • Silver bullets: How to attract more women to tenure track?

Dean Riina Salmimies, LUT School of Engineering Science. Riina is one of this year's winners in JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World Program (JCI TOYP) in Finland. Riina is the youngest dean in an engineering school in Finland but has already experience in filling nearly 20 tenure positions. Riina will share us her insight of what concrete steps to take to attract more women to tenure track.

  • Collaborative exercise

13:30 Program ends

Register live event or online stream by December 2: https://www.lyyti.in/reg_WiTxLUT