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2023 Summer Enrichment Series: Invisible Women-Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

  • 04 Aug 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Loyola University of Maryland's Timonium Campus


  • Free with Annual Membership (2022-23)

Registration is closed

The Maryland Association for Institutional Research is excited to announce our 2023 Summer Workshop! 

MdAIR is committed to bringing relevant, responsive, and timely enrichment and professional development opportunities to our membership. In keeping with that commitment, we are pleased to announce the implementation of a new yearly summer workshop series. To kick of this yearly tradition, we will be hosting the first ever Summer Enrichment Series!

This year's event will take place on:

Date:  August 4, 2023

Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Location: Loyola University of Maryland's Timonium Campus.

Breakfast will be served from 9:00 until the start of the event. The college is located at 2034 Greenspring Drive, Timonium, Md. 21093. Additional details about location and parking will be provided closer to the event. 

Our workshop will be centered around the book: Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men. (ISBN-10: 1784706280; ISBN-13: 978-1784706289)

"Data is fundamental to the modern world. From economic development, to healthcare, to education and public policy, we rely on numbers to allocate resources and make crucial decisions. But because so much data fails to take into account gender, because it treats men as the default and women as atypical, bias and discrimination are baked into our systems. And women pay tremendous costs for this bias in time, money, and often with their lives.

Celebrated feminist advocate Caroline Criado Perez investigates the shocking root cause of gender inequality and research in Invisible Women, diving into women's lives at home, the workplace, the public square, the doctor's office, and more. Built on hundreds of studies in the US, the UK, and around the world, and written with energy, wit, and sparkling intelligence, this is a groundbreaking, unforgettable expose that will change the way you look at the world."

While purchasing and reading the book is not required for participating in the workshop and discussion, MdAIR highly encourages registrants to obtain a copy the book personally or through your office. You may have access to the book through your local public library and/or institutional library.

The current proposed schedule for the event is below. Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

 9:00 AM

Registration Opens and Breakfast Served 
MdAIR Board of Directors

 9:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction
Rachel Jackson; President, MdAIR

 9:35 AM Workshop 
Christina Green, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Mount St. Mary's University
 12:30 PM Closing Remarks, Raffle, and Reminders
Rachel Jackson; President, MdAIR

We are honored to have Dr. Christina Green, Assistant Professor in the Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business at Mount St. Mary's University serve as our facilitator for this workshop.  Professor Green comes to this workshop with experience in addressing bias in data and policy and has contributed to and facilitated workshops pervious on the topic. 

This event is open to anyone who is interested in attending, but pre-registration is required. Please feel free to share this with any colleagues that you think might be interested. 

A list of registrants will be published in the event materials.

As with all Maryland AIR events, this event is FREE for current members. For non-members, the event is $15 for fees associated with the cost of the event. Current students (not currently employed full-time at an institution) may attend for a reduced rate.

If you have any questions, please reach out to MarylandAIR01@gmail.com and a member of the Board will be happy to assist you with any comments or concerns that you might have. 

We look forward to seeing all of you at the inaugural Summer Enrichment Series! 

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