March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
High school and college students are invited to join us at NYSCI to explore the many ways women are taking important roles in shaping our future. At this free event, you can listen to guest speakers, network with STEM leaders and professionals, explore educational and career opportunities, and engage in hands-on activities.
Women in STEM Leadership Night introduces NYSCI Girl Power, a new initiative that focuses on creating a culture that affirms young women’s aspirations and provides opportunities that support them along their education and career pathways in STEM.
Who: All high school and college students are welcome, regardless of gender or gender identity.
When: March 3, 5:30 – 8 pm
Where: New York Hall of Science (47-01 111th St Corona, NY 11368)
Madhuri Bhuyan – Senior Vice President – Global Banking Practice Head, at VirtusaPolaris
Mireia Crispin – Research Fellow, Physicist at Memorial Sloan Kettering
Vanessa Hill – Creator of PBS BrainCraft, a show exploring psychology, neuroscience and human behavior.
Florence D. Hudson – Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Internet2
Zuleyma Peralta – Ph.D. Candidate at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Juliane Keppler – Managing Director-Investor Analytics, NASDAQ
Opokua Kwapong – Vice President of R&D Strategy of Global Gatorade
Charu Rana – Finance Director, Broker and Client Engagement at AIG
Jennifer Shelton – Bioinformatics Programmer at New York Genome Center
Rosemary Wang – Infrastructure Architecture at BNY Mellon
STEM professionals and organizations, including:
American Museum of Natural History
Columbia Engineering Outreach Programs
Girls Who Code
Girl Scout Leadership Institute
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Hudson River Park Trust
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum – GOALS for Girls
The Museum of Interesting Things
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
STEM professionals interested in sharing their experiences with students and joining this event, or educators with student groups who want to attend this event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The STEM Night series is a program of NYSCI’s Alan J. Friedman Center for the Development of Young Scientists.