Conference Childcare Committee
Tânia Reis, Chair, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Julie Claycomb, University of Toronto
Sean Curran, University of Southern California
Rhea Datta, Hamilton College
Elisabeth Marnik, Husson University
Thomas Merritt, Laurentian University
Maureen Peters, Oberlin College
Madhumala Sadanandappa, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Gillian Stanfield, University of Utah
Sarah Bay, Staff Liaison
The Conference Childcare Committee assesses the current offerings for family support and childcare available at GSA Conferences. Make recommendations to the Board of Directors for ways that GSA Conferences can better serve primary caregivers and make our meetings equitable. Explore fundraising opportunities that would allow GSA Conferences to expand childcare offerings. Clearly and explicitly communicate current and planned policies to GSA members and meeting attendees.
Read about conference childcare at Genes to Genomes
Increasing support for parents in science means making conferences more child-friendly. Guest post by Elisabeth Marnik and Julie Claycomb, members of the GSA Conference Childcare Committee. The scientific community works on the cutting edge. We...
The Genetics Society of America is committed to increasing support for parents and caregivers who attend our conferences. As the Conference Childcare Committee, we’re asking for input from parents and caregivers in the community so...
Guest post by Tânia Reis, Chair of GSA’s Conference Childcare Committee, on barriers to conference participation and how we can address them. I’m a Scientist. I’m a Mom. I couldn’t pick one over the other;...