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Reminder: Informs Minority Issues Forum (MIF) COVID-19 TownHall [June 30, 3:00 pm ET]

  • 1.  Reminder: Informs Minority Issues Forum (MIF) COVID-19 TownHall [June 30, 3:00 pm ET]

    Posted 17 days ago
    The INFORMS Minority Issues Forum (MIF)

    COVID-19 and the Responses of MIF to Current Challenges: A Virtual Town Hall Discussion

     Tuesday, June 30, 2020
    3:00-4:00 p.m. ET
    https://txstate.zoom.us/j/97382840813


    Agenda:

    • Introduction
    • Overview of challenges faced by minority groups in Academia during the COVID 19 pandemic (Dr. Guan Saw)
    • Overview of job market for current graduates (Taryn Lewis - Director of Education & Industry Programs, INFORMS)
    • Panel discussion
    • Questions and Answers

     

    Panelists:

    • Dr. Julie Ivy, Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University
    • Taryn Lewis, Director of Education & Industry Programs, INFORMS
    • Dr. Maria Mayorga, Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University
    • Dr. Lewis Ntaimo, Interim Department Head and Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University
    • Dr. Guan Saw, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Texas at San Antonio


    Moderators:

    • Dr. Ruben Proano, Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, MIF President
    • Dr. Eduardo Pérez, Associate Professor, Ingram School of Engineering, Texas State University, MIF Vice President


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    Eduardo Perez
    Associate Professor
    Texas State University
    San Marcos TX
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