STEM Gems: Give Girls Role Models in STEM!

Presented by STEM Gems, Spelman College

Join us for an interactive panel discussion that will enlighten and empower girls and young women to pursue careers in STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math! You'll meet exceptional women from a diverse set of STEM careers and learn about the unique journeys that led to their respective careers. You'll understand what they do, how they make a difference in the world, and how they help people using STEM. You'll walk away with advice, guidance, and to-do’s specific for girls and young women to help jumpstart their STEM journeys. As a bonus, you'll take home some STEM Gems swag that includes the 44 STEM Gems and STEM careers featured in the STEM Gems book!

Panelists include:
Stephanie Espy - Chemical Engineer and Event Host
BS - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MS - University of California at Berkeley, MBA - Emory University
Executive Director of STEM Gems and CEO of MathSP Academic and Test Prep Coaching

Chandra Abbott, PhD - Neuroscience
BS - Xavier University, PhD - Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Migraine Medical Affairs Team Lead at Pfizer

India Brown, MSc - Biotechnologist
BS - Fort Valley State University, MS - Fort Valley State University
MTS Senior Scientist in Medical Devices at Immucor

Jasmine Grant - Fintech Technologist
BS - University of Michigan and Georgia State, MS - MBA - Emory University
Head of Treasury Solutions Technology at Truist Bank

Misty Bentz, PhD - Astrophysicist
BS - The University of Washington, PhD - The Ohio State University
Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Georgia State University

Preeyal Gupta - Actuary
BS - Emory University
Senior Actuarial Analyst at Blue Cross Blue Shield

Robyn Wallace - Data Scientist
BS - North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, MS - Johns Hopkins University, Certificate in Artificial Intelligence - Columbia University
Senior Data Architect at Peraton and Co-founder of Local Green Atlanta

Suna Lumeh - Materials Engineer
BS - The George Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science, MS - Johns Hopkins, MBA - Emory University
Director of Operations at Portal Innovations

Shaylyn Grier, PhD - Biomedical Engineer
BS - Florida International University, PhD - Emory University and Georgia Tech
Biomedical Researcher at the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University

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Getting There

Parking Info

Parking is available for $3 at the parking deck nearby the Spelman College Science Center NASA Auditorium. See the campus map for more information.

Date and Time

Saturday, March 16th, 2024
10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Indoor Event

Spelman College Science Center NASA Auditorium
350 Spelman Ln SW
Atlanta, GA 30314


Families, High School, Middle School, Elem. School


Price: $5