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WORMS (Women in OR/MS) Events at 2021 INFORMS Annual Meeting

  • 1.  WORMS (Women in OR/MS) Events at 2021 INFORMS Annual Meeting

    Posted 10-17-2021 16:22
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    Dear WORMS members,

    We are happy to announce the exciting events that we at WORMS (Women in OR/MS) have planned for the 2021 INFORMS Annual Meeting, in Anaheim on October 24-27, 2021. You can find a detailed list on our website at  as well as in the attached flyer. 

    In particular, this year, we are sponsoring two sessions. The first one is a panel session entitled "Countless Possibilities: A Panel Discussion with Minority Women in OR/MS" on Monday October 25 at 11am-12:30pm PST and the other is a general session entitled "Navigating the Big 3: Impostor Syndrome, Perfectionism and Comparisonitis" on Monday October 25 at 2:45pm-4:15pm PST. Both sessions will be virtual.

    We cordially invite you to attend our WORMS Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony which will be in a hybrid format on Monday October 25 at 6:15pm-7:30pm PST. The location information for in person attendees and the Zoom link information for virtual attendees is available below.

    In person– Marriott Hotel Ballroom C

    (Virtual Attendees)

    Zoom link:

    Meeting ID: 950 5650 6223

    Meeting password: AM2021

    Finally, please join us for our WORMS Networking Reception on Monday October 25 from 8 to 11pm PST at The Fifth Rooftop Restaurant and Bar (1650 S Harbor Blvd). Any INFORMS member is welcome to join whether a WORMS member or not, male or female.  Come and enjoy the best INFORMS party and bring your friends and colleagues along!

    Looking forward to seeing you in Anaheim or virtually!

    The WORMS Board.

    Olga Perdikaki
    WORMS President
    Associate Professor
    University of South Carolina
    Columbia SC