Cosman Helping to Bring Diversity to UC San Diego

Pamela Cosman, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC San Diego, was recently named one of just seven recipients of the 2017 Pinnacle Awards.  Awarded annually by Athena, a not-for-profit devoted to supporting the professional growth of women in STEM, the Pinnacle Awards honor those who excel in recognizing, promoting, and mentoring women in STEM fields and professions.  Cosman was recognized for her longtime commitment to promoting women in STEM, including training university faculty hiring committees on ways to minimize unconscious bias, conducting research on inequities in how male and female job candidates are treated, and for her role as a member of the Executive Steering Committee of the Sloan-supported University Center of Exemplary Mentoring at UC San Diego.  Read more about the 

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