The Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Inclusive STEM Ecosystems for Equity & Diversity (ISEED) Programs and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Human Resource Development (HRD) aims to help undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their science communication skills and to better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce. As an extension of the ERN conference, this webinar is designed to help participants advance their career by learning the benefits of applying for fellowship, how to find the them, and how to successfully apply and receive a fellowship. Topics include what’s all the fuss, why are fellowships important and what do I get out of them, how to find the right fellowship for you, how many should I apply for, what does it take to get one. This interactive webinar will include ample time for questions.
The webinar will take place THURSDAY, March 24, 2022 from 1:00PM to 2:00PM ET.
The webinar is NOT exclusive to ERN Conference participants and we welcome all individuals who are interested in the subject matter to enjoy the webinar.
ABOUT THE Speaker:
Mary Ann Leung, Sustainable Horizons Institute
Dr. Mary Ann Leung, is a nationally acclaimed leader in the design and implementation of innovative programs aimed at developing the next generation of STEM leaders. As an accomplished scientist, Mary Ann honors and treasures the process of scientific discovery. As the director of major STEM-focused educational programs, Dr. Leung nurtured her passion for connecting students and science by developing and implementing novel and measurably impactful initiatives. As founder of Sustainable Horizons Institute, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Dr. Leung leads education, diversity and inclusion, and workforce development programs, studies, and initiatives across the nation. She serves as the Diversity and Inclusion Department Editor for Computing in Science and Engineering Magazine. She was a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Committee on Opportunities in Science, leads webinars for AAAS ERN, and was the inaugural Iowa delegate for Vision 2020, a national gender equity initiative. She graduated with honors from Mills College, earning a B.A. in Chemistry with a Math minor. Dr. Leung holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Computational Physical Chemistry.