2012-2013 WISC Board
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The WISC co-chairs oversee all events and activities. This includes the budget, calendar, bimonthly general and officer meetings. Co-chairs are also responsible for recruiting people to be members of the board.
Treasurer: Jieling Zhu
Keep a detailed report of how all WISC money is spent throughout the year. Monitor spending throughout the year to insure that we stay within the proposed budget. Assist WISC Board members with reimbursements and external funding as requested. External funding may be from GSAC or NSEC. Attend bi-monthly 30-minute officer meetings.
Secretaries: Positions for 2013-2014 open
Assemble a monthly newsletter of all WISC-Sponsored and WISC-Related events, news, etc. Make sure all WISC-Sponsored events on the Google calendar have time, date, location and descriptions. Keep all WISC documents up to date. After each event, gather the attendance sheets. Attend bi-monthly 30-minute officer meetings.
Website: Colleen Murrett
Marketing: Michelle Ziperstein
Responsible for making flyers for all WISC-Sponsored events throughout the year and designing other pamphlets/hand-outs for WISC.
Networking: Manisha Brahmachary
Organize the Women in Industry and Networking Event (WIPNE) and monthly happy hours.
Discussion Series: 2 or 3 positions for 2013-2014 open
Discussion series chairs are responsible for organizing a monthly event to discuss issues relevant to women in science.
Mentoring: 2 or 3 positions for 2013-2014 open
Oversee WISC’s undergraduate mentoring program including organizing mentoring dinners, and graduate school application/fellowship workshops.
Fundraiser: 1 position for 2013-2014 open
Contacts departments in the University for donations. Brainstorms additional
fundraisers, such as t-shirt sales, etc.
Alumni Relations: 2-3 position for 2013-2014 open
Maintain and build WISC’s alumni network by reaching out to alumni with a newsletter with organizing the annual alumni networking reception.
Fall Social and Poster Session: position for 2013-2014 open
Organize the September Social and Poster Session: food, decorations, drinks, poster presenters, and advertising
End of the Year Banquet: position for 2013-2014 open
Girl's Science Day: Jenny Porter and 2-3 additional positions for 2013-2014 open
Organize Science Saturday Starters twice a semester. This includes coordinating volunteers to plan experiments, advertising, allocating funding, recruiting students and reserving rooms.
WISC-Sponsored Speaker in Chemistry: position for 2013-2014 open
Winter Social and Poster Session: positions for 2013-2014 open
Organize the Winter Social and Poster Session: food, decorations, drinks, poster presenters, etc.
Organize and schedule student lunches or happy hours with professors to learn more about their careers. This includes coordinating with professors, reserving rooms, and ordering food and drinks.
Organize and fellowship editing workshops for students working on NSF, NIH and other fellowships. This includes recruiting previous winners to serve as mentors, reserving rooms, and ordering food and drinks.
Special Events: Position for 2013-2014 open
Have ideas for other events? Let us know!
Department Representatives are key to our organization. They keep others informed about WISC events by posting flyers and forwarding event notices to their departments. They also contribute ideas to make sure that our events are of interest to scientists working in many different areas.
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