Women for Science Luncheon: Honoring Women Who Change Lives 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM

Join us for our annual luncheon celebration of women scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science.


Keynote Speaker: Dr. Yifat Merbl, Weizmann Institute of Science. "Beyond the Genome and into the Proteome: Implications for Cancer, Autoimmunity, and Aging."

The program includes a guest presentation from Dr. Yifat Merbl, a faculty member at the Institute and recipient of numerous awards for scholastic and academic excellence. Our 2019 Vision & Impact Award will be presented to Stacie Geller, PhD, from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Geller’s contributions to women’s maternal health and mortality have far-reaching implications for the medical community and women throughout the world. She has participated in specific initiatives and research to improve the healthcare and outcomes for women residing in impoverished nations.


All luncheon proceeds support the Chicago Fund for Women Scientists at the Institute.



Monday, May 20, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Ritz Carlton Hotel
160 East Pearson Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Event Co-Chairs:
Rona Wolf
Bess Ekstein
Vision & Impact Award Honoree:
Stacie Geller, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

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If you would like to purchase a ticket after event registration ends,please contact Marilyn Tamayo at 312-861-7755 or m.tamayo@acwis.org