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Saturday Program - June 28, 2003


9:00 SESSION 6: Diversity

- why diversity?
- similarities/differences WIA vs. other minorities
- order-of-magnitude (minorities 25% of population, 2-3% of astronomers)
- lessons learned from CSWA/other organizations
- outreach to earlier career
Keivan Stassun, U. of Wisconsin, Chair of AAS/CSM
Sonia Ortega, Program Director, Graduate Education Div. NSF

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00 SESSION 7: Making Institutional Change

Denice Denton, U. Washington
Alice Huang, Caltech

12:30-1:30 Lunch - Avery Center, Local Restaurants

1:30 SESSION 8: Plenary - reports from groups / recommendations

3:30 SESSION 9: Equity, Climate and the Law

- Applying Title IX to STEM?
- Employment Equity: Legal Approaches
Debra Rolison, NRL
Charlotte Fishman, Equal Rights Advocates

5:00 Adjourn