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Women in Science Project
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(Located in a two-story white frame house)
Hanover, NH
Phone: (603) 646-3690
Email: WISP@Dartmouth.EDU
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WISP's 20th Anniversary Event

The Women in Science Project (WISP) celebrated their 20th anniversary in conjunction with the 20th annual Karen E. Wetterhahn Symposium. This year's Symposium keynote speaker was WISP alumna Amy Palmer Ph.D. ('94), Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado, Boulder and former advisee of the late Karen Wetterhahn, co-founder of WISP.


WISP alumnae returned to campus to participate in the following events:

  • “Oh the Places You’ll Go”, an Alumnae Career Paneland lunch discussion with students featuring the following panelists:
    • Amy Palmer '94 Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry at UC Boulder
    • Erica Esrick '98 Pediatric hematologist/oncologist (MD) at Children's Hospital, Boston/Dana-Farber
    • Anne Loomis Thompson '99 Research software development engineer at Microsoft
    • Heather (Wakely) Healey '00 Senior energy engineer at TRC Energy Service
    • Gina Ferrie '04 Conservation biologist for Disney Animal Kingdom and Ph.D. student
  • "Finding the Mentor you Want, Getting the Mentoring you Need", a mentoring workshop for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and alumnae, led by Heather (Walling) Doty '98. A pdf of Heather's presentation is here
  • A celebratory dinner for alumnae, faculty and students with address by Carol Folt, Provost and The Dartmouth Professor of Biological Sciences” WISP at 20: Innovation, Friendship and a Shared Future

A .pdf of the Women in Science Project's 20th Anniversary booklet is available here.

See the full video here

Last Updated: 7/30/14