(All sessions take place in Evans Hall, Zhang Auditorium, 165 Whitney Avenue)


8:30 - 9:20 a.m Continental Breakfast SOM Dining Commons

9:30 a.m. - Welcome Remarks

Laura T. Grondin '85, Chair, YaleWomen; President and CEO, Virginia Industries, Inc.

Paula B. Kavathas, Chair, Women Faculty Forum; Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Immunobiology

Marta Elisa Moret '84 MPH, President, Urban Policy Strategies

9:45 - 11:15 a.m. Session One: “Taking Stock of Gender, Where We Are in 2014”

Victoria Brescoll ’02 MS, ’06 PhD, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Yale School of Management

Kimberly Goff-Crews '83, '86 JD, Secretary and Vice President for Student Life, Yale University

Kimberlee Shauman, Professor of Sociology, UC Davis

Debbie Walsh, Director of the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University

Moderator: Frances McCall Rosenbluth, Damon Wells Professor of Political Science and Director of Graduate Studies; Deputy Provost for the Social Sciences and for Faculty Development and Diversity, Yale University

11:15- 11:35 a.m. Break

11:35 - 1:05 p.m. Session Two: “A System of Law: Gender and Equal Rights”

Tomiko Brown-Nagin ’97 JD, Professor, Harvard School of Law

Serena Mayeri '01 JD, '06 PhD, Professor of Law and History, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Susan Sturm '79 JD, George M. Jaffin Professor of Law and Social Responsibility, Columbia University

Julie Suk '03 JD, Professor of Law, Cardozo School of Law - Yeshiva University

Moderator: Emily Bazelon '93, '00 JD, Senior Editor at Slate; Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law at Yale Law School

1:05 - 2:15 p.m. Networking Lunch (Open Concourse and Dining Commons)

2:15 - 3:30 p.m. Session Three: “Educating Women Who Can Create the Change We Need”

Anne Balsamo, Dean of the School of Media Studies at The New School in New York City

Kathleen McCartney ’79 MS, ’82 PhD, President, Smith College

Mary Miller '81 PhD, Sterling Professor of the History of Art, Yale University

Moderator: Inderpal Grewal, Professor, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, Anthropology, and American Studies, Yale University

3:30 - 3:50 p.m. Break

3:50 - 5:05 p.m. Session Four: “Beyond Open Doors: Making Gender Diversity a Reality”

Beth Axelrod '89 MPPM, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, eBay Inc.

Catharine Hill '84 MPhil, '85 PhD, President, Vassar College; Fellow of the Yale Corporation

Teresa Younger, CEO & President, Ms. Foundation for Women

Moderator: Linda K. Lorimer '77 JD, Vice President for Global and Strategic Initiatives, Yale University

5:05 - 6:05 p.m. Closing: "Diversity at Yale"

Peter Salovey ’83 MS, ’86 PhD, President of Yale University; Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology

Benjamin Polak, Provost and William C. Brainard Professor of Economics, Yale University

Moderator: Catharine Hill '84 MPhil, '85 PhD

6:05 - 7:00 p.m. Reception (Open Concourse)