The WHRI Women in Science Journal Club is a nine-month-long journal club and mentoring program for postdoctoral research faculty and tenured science faculty at Northwestern University. This program is designed to facilitate conversations on the culture of women in science academia as well as cultivate mentoring relationships and networking opportunities between women faculty at different career stages. Women involved in this program meet in quarterly luncheon journal club sessions from September-May.

Goals of the program:

  • Develop relationships and cultivate networking opportunities with female science faculty at all career stages at Northwestern University
  • Explore the climate of science academia through informal conversations with other women in the field
  • Read and discuss surfacing literature on the climate of science academia and explore mecanisms to incite change where needed
  • Be empowered with gained knowledge and support systems to persist and advance as women in science academia

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