Diversity and Inclusion in STEM as a Catalyst for Sustainability
An IACEE Webinar
April 30, 12 Noon–1 PM Eastern
Moderator: Dr. Yakut Gazi
with invited guests: Dr. Elif Akçali, Dr. Beth M. Holloway & Dr. Sirin Tekinay
This webinar brings together experts who will discuss the strategic value of diversity and inclusion for sustainability in STEM fields.
CEST: 18:00 – 19:00
Beijing: 00:00 – 01:00 (1 May)
London: 17:00 – 18:00
Mexico City: 11:00 – 12:00
New York City: 12 Noon – 1 PM
San Francisco: 9 AM – 10 AM
Sydney: 04:00 – 05:00 (1 May)
Dr. Yakut Gazi
Georgia Tech Professional Education
Yakut Gazi is the Associate Dean for Learning Systems at Georgia Tech Professional Education, overseeing learning design and development, technology infrastructure, compliance, and continuous improvement of Georgia Tech’s credit and non-credit online courses. She has worked at higher education institutions in the United States, Qatar, Turkey, and Spain as an instructional designer, media specialist, IT consultant, faculty member, and technology leader since 1993.
Dr. Elif Akçali
University of Florida
Dr. Elif Akçali is Assoc. Prof. of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Florida.
Dr. Beth M. Holloway
An advocate for research-informed approaches to engineering education, equity, and policy, as well as student recruitment and retention efforts, Holloway has made significant contributions nationally as well as at Purdue University, where she has spent her academic career. Her research/interest areas include differential retention issues for students across engineering disciplines; engineering admissions practices; and women and leadership, particularly in male dominated careers. She is a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and currently serves on the Board of Directors as Vice President of Professional Interest Councils, and Chair of Professional Interest Council IV.
Dr. Sirin Tekinay
Global Engineering Deans Council
Dr. Sirin Tekinay is Chair of the Global Engineering Deans Council.