GS3 Speakers

Cathee Johnson Phillips

Cathee Johnson Phillips, Gender Summit speaker

Executive Director, Foothills Child Advocacy Center, Charlottesville, USA.

Cathee Johnson Phillips is the Executive Director of the Foothills Child Advocacy Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. She served as the executive director of the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) for five years.  She is the principal investigator for the NPA's project, "From Postdoc to Faculty: Transition Issues for Women Scientists," funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE Partnerships for Adaptation, Implementation, and Dissemination (PAID) Award.

Cathee Johnson Phillips spoke about the National Postdoctoral Association’s ADVANCE project, the aim of which was to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science, technology, engineering and math careers at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013 (GS3NA). The main deliverables were a National Summit on Gender and the Post-doctorate and the development and publication of the resource book, From PhD to Professoriate: The Role of the Institution in Fostering the Advancement of Postdoc Women. The book can be downloaded at