Our Events

Our events at INFORMS Annual Meeting (2021)

1. WORMS-sponsored sessions

VMC56. Countless Possibilities: A Panel Discussion with Minority Women in OR/MS
Monday, October 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm, Virtual Room 56

Chair: Banafsheh Behzad (California State University, Long Beach)

Julie Simmons Ivy, North Carolina State University
- Estelle Kone, Goldman Sachs
- Jessye Talley, Morgan State University
- Trilce Encarnacion, University of Missouri, St. Louis
- Iris V. Rivero, Rochester Institute of Technology

VMD56. Navigating the Big 3: Impostor Syndrome, Perfectionism and Comparisonitis
Monday, October 25, 2:45pm - 4:15pm, Virtual Room 56
Chair: Angelika Leskovskaya (SMU Cox School of Business)
Speaker: Jessica Dowches-Wheeler, Bright Space Coaching

2. Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony

Monday, October 25, 6:15pm - 7:30pm, Hybrid format
Come and learn about the status of our forum and discuss our current and future plans. 
In person – Marriott Hotel Ballroom C
Virtual attendees - Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/95056506223?pwd=dElFTytpSUN3eFBPNDNJdUFkc3Fodz09

3. Networking Reception

Monday, October 25, 8:00pm - 11:00pm 
Come and connect with like minds at:
The Fifth Rooftop Restaurant and Bar
(Address: 1650 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802)