Women in STEM careers will discuss their experiences on Friday

The Technology Alliance Group for Northwest Washington is holding a panel discussion on women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers on Friday, Feb. 20. The event will go from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Pickford Film Center.

Panelists will discuss from personal experience what it’s like to be a woman in a STEM career, including how they overcame challenges. They will also give advice for women starting out in STEM careers, according to a news release.

Catherine Clark, Western Washington University’s Dean of the College of Science and Engineering, will moderate the discussion with the following panelists:

• Regina Barber DeDraaff, Ph.D. lecturer in Lecturer Physics & Astronomy, WWU

• Wendy Lawrence, Capt. USN Retired Shuttle Astronaut

• Jill Stanton IT Development Manager, SPIE

• Judi Edwards IT Manager, BCS

• Andrea Frost Computer Science Graduate Student & co-owner of CodeLily

• Kamira Rea from Faithlife

Find out more about the event here.

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