Dr. Nancy Wayne

Scientist, Educator & Speaker


Dr. Nancy Wayne has over 20 years experience lecturing and leading workshops. She has enlightened, educated, entertained, and transformed the trajectory of people’s careers:

  • Academic executive leader and professor at a premier research university
  • Award-winning educator
  • Advocate, mentor and advisor for women at all stages of their careers
  • Leader in creating and implementing diversity programs
  • Scientist and principal investigator of a biomedical research laboratory


Dr. Wayne created and leads the successful UCLA Women in Science Workshops for professionals, students and trainees, and administrators to help women overcome barriers in their careers. Dr. Wayne developed these workshops based on her own experiences and those of her women colleagues. Women Advancing Together® (WAT) brings these workshops to a wider audience of women working in a man’s world across all fields. The workshops are a powerful and engaging way to learn about strategies for coping with common problems that face women:

WAT Workshops have been presented at:

  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (since 2010)
  • Lehigh University (2015)
  • Keck School of Medicine at USC (2015)
  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine (2016)
  • Yale University (2016)
  • Women’s Journeys, Los Angeles (2016)
  • Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, Montreal (2016)
  • UC Santa Cruz – Women in Science and Engineering (2016)

Upcoming WAT Workshops:

  • Cornell University (December 5-6, 2016)
  • UC Davis (January 30, 2017)
  • University of Puget Sound (March 3, 2017)
  • Loma Linda University (March 9, 2017)
  • Iowa State University (March 31, 2017)

I’d love to add your institution to the list … contact me and we’ll set up a workshop plan.

One comment on “Overview

  1. sexandfoodand
    March 21, 2015

    This is a fantastically transformative workshop that will have far-reaching consequences for your faculty, staff and students. For more about our Lehigh University experience with Nancy Wayne check out my blog post https://sexandfoodand.wordpress.com/2015/03/21/mystery-achievement-so-real/

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