The Fall 2015 Newsletter is now available for downloads.  Features highlights for upcoming SEEDS events. 

The Spring 2015 Newsletter is now available for download.  Features highlights of current and upcoming SEEDS events.

American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation writes about Dr. Kathrin Zippel's Distingushished Lecture on December 2014: "Women in Global Science"
And about Dr. Louise Davidson-Schmich, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Women's and Gender Studies Program, as well as Humboldtian on Campus: "Alumni Perspective: Louise Davidson-Schmich, Ph.D."

Noted Sociologist presents her research on Women in Science at UM College of Arts & Science during SEEDS Event
Written by Melissa Peerless, College of Arts & Sciences Media Relations


The Fall 2014 SEEDS Newsletter is now available for download.   Features include a letter from the Director of SEEDS as well as highlights for upcoming SEEDS events. 


SEEDS hosted the 5th Annual Networking event featuring two keynote speakers, Provost Thomas LeBlanc and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs M. Brian Blake, on April 8, 2014. Featured in e-Veritas and the College of Arts and Sciences.  


"Noted Physical Anthropologist, Cynthia Beall, Delivers SEEDS Lecture" - e-Veritas, October 25, 2013

President Donna Shalala addressing the attendees of SEEDS' fourth Annual Networking Dinner, which was highlighted in e-Veritas on April 12, 2013.  


SEEDS Steering Committee Member, Mary Lou King discusses institutionalizating of grantsmanship programs at the Medical Campus at SEEDS' third annual Networking dinner, which was highlighted by e-Veritas on April 14, 2012. 

First Speed Mentoring event, RSMAS As described in Miami Magazine , and e-veritas, on February 2, 2009 mentees met mentors for a series of 5 minute sessions with mentors. After an intense hour, the group met over lunch to cement ties and discuss their experience. Surprisingly, all reported receiving useful feedback in the five minutes. For photos and an assessment of the event click here

The SEEDS Inaugural Event, Lunch with the Prez
In this official debut luncheon at UM’s Coral Gables campus on November 18, 2008, more than 100 women from across the University gathered to learn more about the endeavor and discuss ways for improving diversity at the institution.
Reported as Planting SEEDS Miller School of Medicine News 12/2/2008 (website or download pdf)
Reported as SEEDS of Change in the Winter 2009 Miami Magazine (download pdf
See more description and pictures on the SEEDS website

People featured: University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala, the Executive Vice President and ProvostThomas J. LeBlanc who established the SEEDS office, the Director of SEEDS, Kathryn Tosney, Deans of UM’s four science schools who are also SEEDS co-investigators-- Pascal J. Goldschmidt, Miller School of Medicine, Michael Halleran, College of Arts and Sciences, James Tien College of Engineering, and Otis Brown, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.

Announcing SEEDS
SEEDS: New program focuses on women in science
 reported in e-veritus November 10, 2008 see website. PLANTING THE SEEDS OF DIVERSITY, UM Soundings, October 2008 RSMAS newsletter. 

The Future of Women in Academic Sciences, reported in E-veritas April 2, 2007 see website
Panelists respond to questions during a roundtable discussion presented by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of History on the Future of Women in Academic Science held at the Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center, Glasgow Hall. Pictured, from left, are moderator Mary Doyle, professor of law and co-director of the Leonard and Jayne Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy; Margaret Pericak-Vance, M.D., director, Institute of Human Genomics, Miller School of Medicine; University President Donna E. ShalalaKathryn Tosney, chair, Department of Biology, and Londa Schiebinger, John L. Hinds Professor of the History of Science at Stanford University and the Henry King Stanford Chair in the Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami.