Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first African-American woman in space – keynote address for STEM symposium

Date: Saturday, March 04, 2017
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Location: http://wise.ua.edu/2017-symposium.html Bryant Conference Center
Cost: FREE

Categories: Faculty & Staff, Lectures and Speakers, Students, Workshops and Seminars

The University of Alabama’s Women in STEM initiative will host Empowering You: The Future of WISE, its fifth annual symposium, on Friday, March 3, and Saturday, March 4, on campus. 

The symposium is designed to provide an opportunity for researchers, academics and industry members from the Southeast to learn and share how to build leadership and career development skills for college women in STEM and to discuss ways to further increase the number of women in STEM initiatives.

Keynote speaker for the symposium will be Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first African-American woman in space and founder/president of The Jemison Group and BioSentient Corp. She will join several presenters from UA who will cover topics on career, education and lifestyle issues for women in STEM fields and careers.

REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS.  Free registration for the symposium is available at http://wise.ua.edu/2017-symposium.html

Contact Info: Monica Watts, monica.watts@ua.edu, 5411, Website

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