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2018 Festival Event:

STEM Gems: Giving Girls Role Models in STEM Careers


Join us for an interactive panel discussion that will enlighten and empower girls and young women to pursue careers in STEM. You'll meet women in various STEM careers and learn about their unique journeys that led them to their respective careers. Panelists will share advice, guidance, and to-dos specific to girls and young women and help them to understand the possibilities and impact STEM careers offer. Girls and young women will be inspired by the many ways they can make a difference and help people through STEM. Panelists include:

Becky Yao, Engineer
BS Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, PhD Georgia Tech
Digital and Biomedical Signal Processing Researcher

Sara Trebat-Leder, Mathematician
BS Princeton, PhD Emory
Number Theorist

Bridgette Peake, Scientist
BS Michigan State, MS Western Illinois, PhD Emory
Molecular Pharmacologist Fellow at VA Medical Center

Sabrin Muhammad, Technologist
BS Vanderbilt University
Supply Chain Software Engineer

Amelia Martin, Mathematician
BS Georgia Tech, MS Northwestern University
Data Science Connect Executive Director

Marissa Connor, Engineer
BS Northwestern, PhD Georgia Tech
NSF Graduate Fellow in Electrical Engineering

Misty Bentz, Scientist
BS U of Washington, MS/PhD Ohio State
Physics and Astronomy Expert on Black Holes

Moderator: Stephanie Espy, Engineer
BS MIT, MS UC Berkeley, MBA Emory
Founder of MathSP Academic and Test Prep Coaching
Author of STEM Gems: How 44 Women Shine in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, And How You Can Too!

As a bonus, you'll walk away with some STEM Gems swag and a handout of the 44 STEM Gems and careers represented in the book STEM Gems. Books will also be available for purchase.

Free parking is available in the Fishburne Parking Deck.

Presented by STEM Gems

Topics: Business/Careers Engineering Math Physics Technology
Audience: Teens (13-18 yrs) Children (5-12 yrs) Families (kids & adults together)


Goizueta Business School at Emory University

1300 Clifton Rd, Room 208

Atlanta, 30322


Saturday, March 10th, 2018

10:00 am – 11:30 am