Exclusive female lunch with Mary Ann Mansigh Karlsen

Nov 14, 2017, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL PAC88

An exclusive lunch with Mary Ann Mansigh Karlsen, a truly outstanding representative of the first generation of coders, is organized for the female researchers on Tuesday 14 November at 12:15

Assigned to work on the UNIVAC (UNIVersal Automatic Computer) Mary Ann Mansigh Karlsen spent thousands of hours helping physician Berni Alder turn his molecular dynamics into computer code to run on LLNL supercomputers.

Have you read “Rise of the Rocket Girls” by Nathalia HoltHave you seen the Hidden Figures” movie by Theodore Melfi?  Are you interested to meet a truly outstanding representative of the first generation of coders?

Then join us on Tuesday November 14th at 12:15 in room PAC88 during an exclusive female lunch event organized by CECAM, NCCR MARVEL and the EPFL Equal Opportunities Office where Mary Ann Mansigh Karlsen, computer pioneer, will tell you more of her career in breaking through gender barriers and supporting the physics research done at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).

For organization purpose, please register HERE

The event will consist of a presentation in English, between 12:15 and 13:00, followed by informal discussions where you will be able to ask any kind of questions. Sandwiches, coffee and cakes will be offered at the event.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Lidia Favre-Quattropani, Scientific Manager NCCR Marvel,
Sara Bonella, Deputy Director CECAM & 
Helene Fueger, EPFL Equal Opportunities Delegate

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