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北大・女性研究者のためのリーダーシップ研修の開催のお知らせ / Leadership Workshop for Female Scientists 2013


  The FResHU Office organizes the workshop below as a part of the F3-TSS (F3 project Technical Support for Skill-building). The workshop is intended for young female faculty aspiring to be academic leaders in science, engineering and agriculture fields, and to provide them opportunities to hone their skills in education and administrative management. Through the workshop, you, the participants, will broaden your perspective on ways to maximize your efficiency, and the benefits derived in terms of enhanced organizational, educational and overall research potential, and how all of this impacts your understanding and appreciation of leadership.
  We have invited two eminent professors from the University of California, Berkeley, who have a wealth of experience imparting skills and instilling confidence in young faculty through their original, tailor-made development programs. Sessions include practical activities such as improving lecture and academic presentation delivery and research paper writing. About ten women are to participate from Hokkaido University and another ten from various research universities are anticipated to join us. We are looking forward to proactive, constructive exchange indicative of women scientists breaking ground and ceilings for generations to come. We all stand to gain and learn a lot from the professors and each other.

Workshop Title

“Break the Glass Ceiling with Leadership Skills” (tentative)


Monday, 9th September – Wednesday, 11th September, 2013


Hilton Niseko Village

Invited Professors

Dr. Linda von Hoene & Dir. Sabrina Soracco
(University of California Berkeley)

Language of Instruction and Discussion



20-25 female faculty in science, engineering and agriculture fields
(half from Hokkaido University and the other from various research universities)

Registration Fee

No charge for sessions, transportations between Sapporo and Niseko, accommodation and meals. About \1,500 will be charged for drinks at reception. Lunch on the 3rd day and optional recreation should be paid individualy.
Transportation between Sapporo and the place of residence/working should be covered with appropriate funds of individual or affiliated university.

Schedule (tentative):

Monday, 9th
15:00 get together near the main gate of Hokkaido University
15:00 leave for Niseko by charter bus
17:30 arrive at Hilton Niseko Village
18:30 – 19:00 opening session (Session 0)
19:00 – 21:00 reception dinner
Tuesday, 10th
9:00 – 12:00 morning session (Session 1)
12:00 – 13:30 lunch break
13:30 – 16:30 afternoon session (Session 2)
16:30 – 18:30 free time
18:30 – 19:30 dinner
19:30 – 21:00 evening session (Session 3)
Wednesday, 11th
9:00 – 10:30 closing session (Session 4)
11:00 – 13:00 optional activity
13:30 leave for Sapporo by late charter bus
15:30 arrive in Sapporo


下記電子ファイル2点(Application form および Profile sheet)に入力して、女性研究者支援室まで送信してください。
締  切:2013年8月23日(金)


Fill the following 2 files (Application form and Profile sheet) and send to FResHU Office by e-mail.
Deadline: Friday, August 23rd, 2013
Application form /Profile sheet