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Careerwise: An Interdisciplinary Experience For Graduate Students

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2010 Annual Conference & Exposition


Louisville, Kentucky

Publication Date

June 20, 2010

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June 20, 2010

End Date

June 23, 2010



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Women in Engineering Poster Session

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Women in Engineering

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15.263.1 - 15.263.12



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Erika Murguia Arizona State University

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Erika Murguia Blumenkranz is a Ph.D. candidate in Industrial Engineering, School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering at Arizona State University. She earned her Master’s degree in Quality and Productivity Systems and her BS degree in Industrial Engineering from Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico. Her personal research interests are focused on the dynamics of workforce protocols in manufacturing environments and supply chain management. Erika has worked as a research assistant on the CareerWISE project since October 2008 and her role has been recruiting and tracking female participants for the evaluation process of the project.

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Erin Kube Arizona State University

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Erin Kube is a second-year School Psychology doctoral student at Arizona State University. She received her BA in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. She has worked as a graduate research assistant on CareerWISE since August 2008 and has been involved in content development, web design, expanding the HerStory library and embedding HerStory videos in site content. Most recently, she has assisted with coding for an study of incidents that discourage and/or encourage persistence in STEM programs. She has also worked to evaluate the interdisciplinary structure of the project and share findings with the
engineering community. Her research interests include women’s academic persistence, self-efficacy, and virtual role modeling.

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Jennifer Bekki Arizona State University Polytechnic

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Jennifer Bekki, Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering at Arizona State University, is currently Co-Principal investigator for CareerWISE. She received her BSE in Bioengineering and MSE and PhD in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University. As a faculty member in the Department of Engineering, she is taking part in the continued development and refinement of an innovative, multi-disciplinary undergraduate engineering program that uses research-based approaches for pedagogy and curricular design. Dr. Bekki's research interests are in discrete event simulation methodology, applied operations research (particularly in the semiconductor industry), and, more recently, the application of research-based assessment and pedagogy to topics in engineering education. She has been part of the CareerWISE (CW) research program since September 2006.

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Bianca Bernstein Arizona State University

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Murguia, E., & Kube, E., & Bekki, J., & Bernstein, B. (2010, June), Careerwise: An Interdisciplinary Experience For Graduate Students Paper presented at 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky. 10.18260/1-2--16951

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