STEM Night: Extraordinary Women In STEM


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Join us for Extraordinary Women in STEM, a Partnership with UNLADYLIKE2020. Learn about the wide range of careers that women have conquered in STEM fields through hands-on activities, a panel with women leaders in STEM, networking with STEM professionals, and a screening that features inspirational women in STEM throughout history. Light refreshments will be provided.

Admission is FREE; R.S.V.P. required.

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This event is geared towards high school and college students who are curious about careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). An adult must accompany students under age 14.

5:30 pm: Hands-on activities and networking
6:30 – 7 pm: Extraordinary Women in STEM Panel moderated by Erika Kurt
7 – 8 pm: Screening of UNLADYLIKE2020: Women Trailblazers in STEM, followed by a Q & A with UNLADYLIKE2020 series creator, Charlotte Mangin, and Ina Vanderbroek, a New York City-based ethnobotanist featured in the series.

Screening of UNLADYLIKE2020: Women Trailblazers in STEM
UNLADYLIKE2020 is an innovative multimedia series featuring diverse and little-known American heroines from the early years of feminism, and the women who now follow in their footsteps, in honor of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Presenting history in a bold new way, the rich biographies of 26 women who broke barriers in male-dominated fields at the turn of the 20th century, such as science, business, politics, journalism, sports, and the arts, are brought back to life through rare archival imagery, captivating original artwork and animation, and interviews with historians, descendants, and accomplished women of today who reflect upon the influence of these pioneers. (have as active link)

Partners Hosting Tables and Activities Include:

    Binghamton University
    Black Girls Code
    The City College of New York
    Columbia University, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    The Cooper Union School of Engineering
    CUNY New York City College of Technology
    Hostos Community College
    Hunter College
    Lewis Latimer House Museum
    Marymount Manhattan College
    The Museum of Interesting Things
    New York State Society of Physician Assistants
    Sister’s Building Dreams Together, Inc
    SUNY Cobleskill

The Alan J. Friedman Center for the Development of Young Scientists is supported by The Achelis and Bodman Foundations, Arconic Foundation, BNY Mellon, Barker Welfare Foundation, Carson Family Charitable Trust, Cathay Bank, Cognizant U.S. Foundation, Countess Moira Charitable Foundation, Nicholas and Anita Donofrio, General Motors Corporation, Golden Family Foundation, The Hearst Foundation, The JetBlue Foundation, National Science Foundation, New York Community Trust, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, The Pinkerton Foundation, Siegel Family Endowment, and United Airlines.

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, sign up here.

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