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Terrorism & War: From Khemer Rouge to ISIS
Thursday, August 4th @ 6:00 PM
CSS, 2nd Floor Common Area

Please join us for dinner, conversation, and information about a topic that affects the world. Dr. Sophal Ear's research and teaching focuses on international political economy, security, and development, including how to rebuild countries after wars. 
Please RSVP here

Sophal Ear, Ph.D., is a tenured Associate Professor of Diplomacy & World Affairs at Occidental College in Los Angeles.
He is the author of Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy (Columbia University Press, 2013, http://amzn.to/UXhoWc) and co-author of The Hungry Dragon: How China’s Resources Quest is Reshaping the World (Routledge, 2013, http://amzn.to/WkxCEf). He wrote and narrated the award-winning documentary film "The End/Beginning: Cambodia" (47 minutes, 2011, news blurb http://youtu.be/QwsSDPRI25E) based on his 2009 TED Talk (http://on.ted.com/skNE) and has appeared in several other documentaries. A graduate of Princeton and Berkeley, he moved to the United States from France as a Cambodian refugee at the age of 10.


Co-Sponosored by: Student Faculty Programs, Caltech Y, and International Programs.
 
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Monday, August 1:
Happy Monday!
Tuesday, August 2:
Happy Tuesday!
Wednesday, August 3:
Happy Wednesday!
Thursday, August 4:
GRAD Chat
12-1pm, CCD Women’s Lounge 
Terrorism & War:  From Khmer Rouge to ISIS
6-8PM, CSS 2nd Floor Common Area
Friday, August 5:
Thank goodness it's Friday
Saturday, August 6:

Sunday August 7:
WMW Pool Party

1-4pm, Off Campus Location RSVP for more info
  
This Week @ CCD!


 
Thu., Aug. 4, Grad Chat, 12-1PM, CCD Women’s Lounge Room 257A
This is a discussion facilitated by Dr. Maggie Ateia and open to URM identified graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This closed and confidential session provides a safe space to address issues of inclusion and equity. Lunch provided. 
 
Thu., Aug 4, Terrorism and War, 6-8PM, CSS 2nd Floor Common Area
Please join us for dinner and a night of conversation and information about a topic that affects the world. Dr. Sophal Ear's research and teaching focuses on international political economy, security, and development, including how to rebuild countries after wars.  Co-Sponsored by: Student Faculty Programs, Caltech Y, and International Programs. Please RSVP here


Sun., Aug 7, WMW Pool Party 1-4PM
This even it open to both Current WMW members and those who may be interested in joining the coming year. RSVP and we'll make sure you have a ride to the party and the address of where to go!
Food, wine and beer will be provided. There is plenty of space to enjoy shade, sun and of course, the pool! 
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/pooltime2016 Located off campus at WMW board member Jackie Gish's House




Coming Soon @ CCD!


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10TH 7:00PM
Women Mentoring Women is hosting a casual evening of painting (no experience needed) and socializing with wine, fancy fizzy water, and tasty snacks. Take this summer opportunity to connect with grads, postdocs, alum and staff. Consider joining WMW for 2016-2017!
Wine & Paint Night
at the CCD
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/winepaint2016



Community Announcements

 

CPA Announcement

Curious about careers for PhD's not in academia?  Two speakers will be coming to campus on consecutive Fridays 8/5 and 8/12 at 10am in Crellin 151 to discuss how they transitioned from a PhD grad student to working outside academia.  Come join them for cookies and coffee in an informal discussion on their career path.  Please RSVP using the attached flier so there is enough food to go around.


 

Join the Caltech Postdoc's for a:  Interactive Teaching Statement Peer Review Workshop, we’ll review a rubric for reading a teaching statement and facilitate small group discussions in which you’ll receive and provide constructive feedback on colleagues’ statements.
 
This workshop will be held on Thursday, August 11th at 2pm at the CTLO (3rd floor, CSS) and will be led by Dr. Jennifer Weaver, Assistant Director of the Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning, & Outreach, and hosted by the Caltech Postdoc Association. It is open to all members of the Caltech community. 
 
Please bring four copies of your teaching statement with you to the workshop!
 
RSVP is requested: https://caltech.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_ezxHxJSUjD0ygPb
For more information, please email ctlo@caltech.edu

Interested in more information about the talk that Eden Hennessy gave about sexism in STEM? check out a few of her websites for feedback and support below
1. Link to give feedback on the photo-research exhibit you heard about: https://wlupsychology.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3rTZwL5mpMWDLkV 
2.  Participate in one of her dissertation research studies, She is currently collecting data and you can complete a quick, online study through this link: https://wlupsychology.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_d0EOVHIK4LBGjkN
 

 

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