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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
Cost: FREE
Where: New York Hall of Science (47-01 111th St Corona, NY 11368)



Guest Speakers:

  • 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
  • ConEdison
  • Explainer TV
  • Girls Who Code
  • Girl Scout Leadership Institute
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Hudson River Park Trust
  • iD Tech
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum – GOALS for Girls
  • Know Science
  • MakerState
  • Per Scholas
  • ScIQ
  • SimpleBiologist
  • The Museum of Interesting Things

    College Corner:

  • Barnard College
  • Binghamton University
  • Hunter College
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    Get Involved
    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 for more information.


    The STEM Night series is a program of NYSCI’s Alan J. Friedman Center for the Development of Young Scientists.

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