Social Media and Activism

The Seattle AWIS Monthly Programming Series Presents:

Social Media and Activism in Science

Cosponsored by Hutch United


Wednesday – January 20, 2016 – 6:00pm

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Pelton Auditorium

1100 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109


6:00 pm – Networking and Refreshments

6:30 pm – Introductions and Program

7:45 pm – Networking and Dessert


Come learn about how scientists can use social media to promote their work and the work of their colleagues. We will talk about how to effectively communicate with both the scientific community and the general public. Additionally, we will discuss how to use social media to advance causes that are important to creating a supportive and inclusive environment in science.


Our distinguished panelists are: 

Jen Davison

Jennifer Davison Program Manager Urban@UW @JenEDavison

Sharona Gordon

Sharona Gordon, Ph.D. Professor, UW Department of Physiology and Biophysics @ProfSharona


Kathy Barker

Kathy Barker, Ph.D. Scientist, Author Scientists As Citizens @ScienceActivist


6:00pm – 6:30pm – Networking and Refreshments

6:30pm – 7:30pm – Introductions and Presentation

7:30pm – 8:00pm – Networking

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6pm - 8:15pm at

Pelton Auditorium
Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109-1024

*Please enter through Thomas Building.
*Free Visitor Parking in front of and to the side ofThomas Building and in Employee Parking lot off Aloha St. (across from SCCA). See Map for Details.