Presentation on theme: "Women In Academia and Higher Education Group Eniac #3 Iris Avalos Bruce Baciu Marcus Suzuki Jonathan Miron Michael Hernandez John Michael Quintero."— Presentation transcript:
Women In Academia and Higher Education Group Eniac #3 Iris Avalos Bruce Baciu Marcus Suzuki Jonathan Miron Michael Hernandez John Michael Quintero
What is Academia and Higher education? Academia Academic Institutions Discipline Higher Education Degree Bachelors Masters PH.D Teaching or Research Iris Avalos
Academia - Lisa Randall In 1987 Received a PhD in Physics from Harvard University. Currently she is a professor of Physics at Harvard University. Best known for the Randall-Sundrum model - The 5-dimmensional wrapped geometry theory. Wrote the book "Warped Passages" – The New York Times top 100 book of 2005. Bruce Baciu
Academia - Sarah Raymond 1872 Transferred and Promoted to Assistant Principal to Number 5 High School 1873 Promoted to Principal of Number 5 School 1874 Appointed Superintendent of Number 5 1848 Born in LeSalle 1868 Graduates from ISUN and starts teaching at Old Barn 1869 Promoted to Principal at Old Barn 1871 Succeeded enrolling colored children into white schools Michael Hernandez
Higher Education - Laura Bassi Became the first woman to take a teaching position at a university in Europe in 1732, at the University of Bologna, Italy. She was only the second woman to have received an actual university degree 50 theses and dissertations, there five books from her, but these are apparently nowhere near being representative of the breadth of her work. Jonathan Miron
Higher Education - Zoe Timms In 1997 she earned a B.A. in History for University of Wisconsin-Madison. Founder of the Women's Education Program. WPE's purpose is to facilitate support for women in India willing to attend higher education institutions. Opened WPE centers in Madurai and Hyderabad, South India Bruce Baciu
Higher Education - Welthy Honsinger Fisher Accomplishments 1879 Born September 18, Rome, New York 1900 B.A., Syracuse University 1940's Travelled to South America and Middle East frequently, studying women and educational systems. Lectured throughout the US on women of the world and promoted Chinese Industrial Cooperatives 1948 Chairman, World Day of Prayer Jonathan Miron
More Accomplishments – Welthy Honsinger Fisher 1959 Hon. President, World Literacy of Canada, Toronto 1963 Hon. International Member, Beta Sigma Phi Hon. Ph.D., Western College for Women, Ohio 1963 Hon. International Member, Beta Sigma Phi Hon. Ph.D., Western College for Women, Ohio Jonathan Miron
Higher education data / Analysis 28,962 women and 28,469 men earned doctorate degrees at U.S. colleges and universities during the 2008-09 academic year. The percent of undergraduates in the United States that were women, has gone from: 30% in 1947 to 39% in 1960 and has since then risen to an astonishing 57%. John Michael Quintero
Determination! Iris Avalos “The act or an instance of making a decision “ All the Ladies we presented today, have a determination of Academia and Higher Education
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