Education Committee

The goal of this committee is to provide opportunities for members to share information and resources, develop webinars and mentoring circles. To learn more and get involved, email

Coordinator: Martha Davila-Garcia

Martha Davila-Garcia, PhD – Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Howard University
College of Medicine
Sonia Bansal, PhD – Postdoctoral Fellow, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland
Elisa Dias, PhD – Research Scientist, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
Jean King, PhD – Peterson Family Dean of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Biology and
Biotechnology, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Frances Leslie, PhD – Professor of Pharmacology, Anatomy, and Neurobiology,
University of California, Irvine
Marguerite Matthews, PhD – Scientific Program Manager, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Orly Weinreb, PhD – Chief Technology Officer, PlantEXT

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World Women in Neuroscience aims to improve career development, mentoring and networking opportunities for female neuroscientists around the world, with special attention to women in disadvantaged regions.

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