Leadership Breakfast Series

2015 Leadership Breakfast Series

Friday, March 13, 2015

Rochester Riverside Convention Center

123 East Main Street, Rochester, New York

8:00 a.m.

“Importance of Attracting Young Women to STEM Career Fields”

Keynote Address Given by Liesl Folks, Ph.D.

Liesl Folks

Dr. Folks is the first female dean of the University at Buffalo School of Engineering & Applied Sciences. She is one of six women who serve as engineering deans at institutes of higher learning. Her expertise is in nanotechnology and magnetism, and she came to the U.S. in 1997 to work for IBM's Almaden Research Center in Silicon Valley. Today, she holds 14 U.S. patents and has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed papers. She has collaborated with scientists from various universities, including Rochester Institute of Technology and Oxford University.

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2014 Leadership Breakfast Series

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2014 Leadership Breakfast Series a success, especially the 2014 sponsors!

The talk given by Ainissa Ramirez, Ph.D., was as inspiring as it was entertaining. Plus, four Girl Scouts showed how girls become leaders through Girl Scouting. Check out this article from WXXI on Dr. Ainissa Ramirez and the Leadership Breakfast Series!

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