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What Is WIELD?

What is WIELD?


Goal: To increase the number of women in positions of leadership within in the diabetes research and care community, as well as to improve the recognition of the accomplishments of women in this field.

Group Lead: Amelia Linnemann, PhD

Things we’ve done: Generated names of potential award candidates and solicited award nominations for prestigious diabetes/obesity/metabolism awards. 

Resources we’re working on: 

  • Comprehensive list of awards and due dates
  • Provide strategies for nomination packets
  • List of potential speakers and chairs