Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revisionPrevious revision
Next revision
Previous revision
Last revisionBoth sides next revision
wims:fall2011_scenarios [2021/08/14 06:06] – old revision restored (2011/09/15 13:22) 95.217.234.196wims:fall2011_scenarios [2021/08/14 06:06] – old revision restored (2011/09/15 13:07) 95.217.234.196
Line 1: Line 1:
-====== Fall 2011 Kickoff Event ======+====== Fall 2011 Scenarios Discussion ======
  
-===== Opening ===== +===== your unexpected qualifications: =====
- +
-Present how the conditions for women have gotten better but that there are still issues.  Show a little about science in general and each field through the ages (e.g., conditions in 1971, 1991, and 2011).  Maybe a little from each woman prof about what she loves about science and what is most challenging and how she copes with it. +
-===== Tools Discussion through Scenarios ===== +
- +
- +
-==== Your unexpected qualifications ====+
  
 **Scenario:** From a professor "Congratulations on your award!  You really deserve it: your high GPA, your research experience, and you're a woman, so you really deserve this!"   **Scenario:** From a professor "Congratulations on your award!  You really deserve it: your high GPA, your research experience, and you're a woman, so you really deserve this!"  
Line 14: Line 8:
   * this may be tricky because you can't really react to this from a professor   * this may be tricky because you can't really react to this from a professor
  
-==== Jealous classmate ====+===== jealous classmate: =====
  
-**Scenario:** "Oh, you got into Best University?  I didn't, and I have a higher GPA than you.  But, you're a woman, so they probably had a couple of spots reserved for women."+**Scenarior:** "Oh, you got into Best University?  I didn't, and I have a higher GPA than you.  But, you're a woman, so they probably had a couple of spots reserved for women."
  
 **Answer Discussion:** **Answer Discussion:**
  
-==== Jealous Boyfriend ====+ * jealous boyfriend: "You spend a lot of time with Joe in the lab.  And, you always talk about him.  You can't _just_ be friends with a boy.  That's how we hooked up, remember?  I don't think you can work in that lab anymore."
  
-**Scenario:** "You spend a lot of time with Joe in the lab.  And, you always talk about him.  You can't _just_ be friends with a boy.  That's how we hooked upremember?  I don't think you can work in that lab anymore."+ unevolved classmate: "Why are you in WITS?  Are you some kind of feminist?"  (probably would mention more about WITSto help promote their group)
  
-**Answer Discussion:**+ interview with advisor/bossthe you-can't-get-married-or-can't-have-a-baby (you two may know how to frame this one)
  
-==== Unevolved Classmate ====+ * insensitive boss (this one is real; not sure how to frame): Woman: "Our colleague comments on the outfits that the women in his classes wear, and it makes the students uncomfortable."  Boss: "What kind of things does he say?"  Woman: "Oh, just that the dress is pretty or something like that."  Boss: "I hate to think that we live in a world where we can't compliment each other."
  
-**Scenario:** Why are you in WITS?  Are you some kind of feminist?"  (probably would mention more about WITS, to help promote their group)+ insensitive boss: you: here is what is happening to me; boss: just develop a thick skin
  
-**Answer Discussion:**+ not knowing what your capable ofBoss: "A scientific big-wig is coming to our office.  I'd like you to talk to her for 30 minutes."  You: "What me?  Oh, no.  I wouldn't know what to talk to her about.  Why don't you ask someone else and if no one else can, then come talk to me."
  
-==== Interview with advisor/boss ==== + female-stereotypical job assignments: Boss: "You are so much more organized than the rest of us: you're in charge of taking notes for this meeting."
-**Scenario:** the you-can't-get-married-or-can't-have-a-baby +
- +
-**Answer Discussion:** +
- +
-==== Insensitive Boss ==== +
- +
-**Scenario:** Woman: "Our colleague comments on the outfits that the women in his classes wear, and it makes the students uncomfortable."  Boss: "What kind of things does he say?"  Woman: "Oh, just that the dress is pretty or something like that."  Boss: "I hate to think that we live in a world where we can't compliment each other." +
- +
-**Answer Discussion:** +
- +
-**Scenario:** Woman: here is an uncomfortable situation that is happening to me.  Boss: you need to toughen up and develop a thick skin +
- +
-**Answer Discussion:** +
- +
-==== Tackling a Challenge ==== +
- +
-**Scenario:** Boss: "A scientific big-wig is coming to our office.  I'd like you to talk to her for 30 minutes."  You"What me?  Oh, no.  I wouldn't know what to talk to her about.  Why don't you ask someone else and if no one else can, then come talk to me." +
- +
-**Answer Discussion:** +
- +
-==== Assigned Female-Stereotypical Tasks ==== +
- +
-**Scenario:** Boss: "You are so much more organized than the rest of us guys: you're in charge of taking notes for this meeting." +
- +
-**Answer Discussion:**+
wims/fall2011_scenarios.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/14 06:06 by 95.217.234.196
CC Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International
Driven by DokuWiki Recent changes RSS feed Valid CSS Valid XHTML 1.0