NCWIT was glad to attend this free event, which was open to all and included:
- Featured talks
- Live Music
- STEM Partner-Finding
- Poster session*
*K-20 students & faculty were encouraged to attend and present posters.
Dr. Elfriede Gamow: My Story in STEAM & Beyond
CU Boulder’s first person to earn a Ph.D. in molecular biology, immigrant from East Germany during WWII, Founder of Elfriede’s Fine Fabrics, daughter-in-law of physicist George Gamow, and wife of the late Igor Gamow.
Dr. Margaret Eisenhart: STEM Education Reform in Urban High Schools — Opportunities, Constraints, Culture, and Outcomes
Distinguished Professor Emerita in the School of Education at CU Boulder. Trained as a cultural anthropologist of education. Her recent research has focused on young women and people of color who are interested in pursuing STEM fields. Dr. Eisenhart will be discussing her new book from Harvard Education Press.
Teresa (Terry) Hogan: Intersectional Inclusion in Computing — An Ecosystem Approach to Persistence
President & CTO at the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). Terry has a background in computing and prior to joining NCWIT, she spent more than 20 years in technical organizations doing network and infrastructure engineering as well as information security and technology intelligence consulting. Terry will share findings from research done with NCWIT’s Aspirations in Computing program, which includes a community of more than 23,800 women, girls, and queer and non-binary individuals.