College of Science and Health > About > Centers & Institutes > STEM Center > Annual Events > William J. Degutis Women in Science & Health Lecture Series
2023 lecture attendees listen to a message from the Lecture Series sponsor: Dr. Linda Degutis. (photo credit: Olivia Huber)
2023 keynote speaker Dr. Francesca E. Duncan. (Photo credit: Olivia Huber)
2023 Degutis speaker Dr. Duncan and Lecture Committee Chair Dr. Kipp pose next to registration table. (photo credit: Olivia Huber)
2023 Degutis Lecture Q&A (photo credit: Olivia Huber)
2022 keynote speaker Dr. Vicky Kalogera
This lecture took place on April 14th, 2022.
The 2021 lecture was titled "On the Origins of Gender: Brain Sex Differences, Neuroplasticity and Women's Advancement in STEM" and was presented by Dr. Lise Eliot of Rosalind Franklin University.
Lise Eliot is a Professor of Neuroscience and Executive Chair of Foundational Sciences & Humanities at the Chicago Medical School of Rosalind Franklin University. She received a B.A. degree Magna Cum Laude in History & Science from Harvard University, a Ph.D. in Cellular Physiology & Biophysics from Columbia University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Division of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine.
The predecessor of this series was the Jeanne LaDuke Women in Mathematics, Science and Technology Annual Lecture Series, which ran from 2005 through 2016. The LaDuke Lecture Series honored Dr. Jeanne LaDuke, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, who taught at DePaul for 30+ years and conducted groundbreaking research on the contributions of women mathematicians in the early twentieth century in the United States.
Scroll through the gallery below to learn more about speakers from the Jeanne LaDuke Lecture Series (2005 - 2016). Click here for a list of past speakers and titles.
2016 speaker Dr. Wendy L. Freedman
2014 speaker Emily Graslie
2013 lecture by Dr. Melissa Gilliam
2012 speaker Dr. Francesca Casadio
2011 lecture by Dr. Neena B Schwartz
2010 speaker Dr. Evalyn Gates
2009 speaker Dr. Anne Grauer
2008 speaker Dr. Sian L. Beilock
2007 speaker Dr. Kayri Havens
2006 speaker Dr. Lenore Blum
2005 speaker Dr. Jeanne LaDuke
Past speakers, left to right: E. Graslie, Dr. Schwartz, Dr. Cassadio and Dr. LeDuke