'Girl Power in Stem: Choose to Challenge!' Saturday, 3/6


Girl Power in STEM: “Choose to Challenge!” is an online symposium to celebrate the accomplishments of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, on Saturday, March 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendance is free but registration is required.

Symposium lecturers and panelists, including Assistant Director for Strategic Partnerships at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials Priscilla Antunez, will discuss the impact of women in STEM careers, on the work environment, and on the economy; how we as a society can improve women participation in STEM fields.

Agenda, registration, and other information.

Bringing together women from academia, government, and private sectors, this event will also help up-and-coming young professionals learn about women’s experiences in STEM fields.

This Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS) Symposium is being held in celebration of the International Women’s Day, proclaimed as United Nations Day for women’s rights, on March 8.

Stony Brook University’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program and Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) are also supporting “Girl Power in Stem: Choose to Challenge!” along with the University of New Haven.

The Center for Functional Nanomaterials is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility at DOE’s Brookhaven National Laboratory

Brookhaven National Laboratory is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, visit https://www.energy.gov/science/.

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