Select Speeches, Writings + Appearances

President Barabino is a thought leader and sought after speaker in STEM education and research, faculty development, workforce development, public policy, and diversity and inclusion.

Recent Appearances

Dr. Gilda Barabino and Congressman Jake Auchincloss stand side by side

Dr. Gilda Barabino and Congressman Jake Auchincloss at the 2022 Climate Action Summit which was held at Olin College

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President Barabino at the AAAS Annual Meeting with Cuban diplomat Rodney Glez.

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President Gilda Barabino and UT Provost, Olivia Lanier at the Sigma Xi meeting at iFORE 2022.

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Shannon Swilley Greco and President Barabino connect at the iFORE SigmaXiSociety meeting.

Six people pose for a photo at the 2022 Nobel Ceremony in Stockholm

President Barabino supports Carolyn R. Bertozzi as she receives the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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Bill Moran, science family of journals publisher and President Barabino meet up in Sweden at the SciLife Lab

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President Barabino delivers a keynote at Uppsala universitet in Sweden.

American Scientist: Taking a Systems Engineering Approach to Equitable Healthcare

It will take a systems engineering approach to develop the solutions to current health disparities stemming from racism, writes Olin College President Gilda A. Barabino and co-author in the American Scientist.

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Listen: A Special Lunchtime Talk at Olin

Suffocating from Medical Bias: A Systems Engineering Approach to Racial Disparities in Health Care

On September 7, 2022, the co-authors presented this special lunchtime talk at Olin College, discussing the work and engaging in important conversation with the campus community.


President Barabino at the White House Summit on Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing

She spoke as part of Panel 1: Biotechnology for Global Challenges with Ms. Ginger Krieg Dosier of Biomason, Dr. Erwin Gianchandani of the National Science Foundation (NSF), Mr. John Melo of Amyris, Inc. and Dr. Geraldine Richmond, Under Secretary for Science and Innovation at U.S. Department of Energy.

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The Science of Mentorship Podcast

In this episode, Dr. Barabino shares how she responded to a lack of mentorship, where she found supportive networks, and how she’s creating inclusive environments so that marginalized students don’t have to face the same obstacles.

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