Women in STEM with Xuan Wang-Wolf, Maggie Obermann & Panelists

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Dr. Xuan Wang-Wolf, Emory & Henry College’s Director of Online Education, and Maggie Obermann, Civic Engagement Coordinator of Appalachian Center for Civic Life, invited faculty panelists and student representatives to provide insight for women interested in pursuing careers in STEM.

This event is part of Emory & Henry’s Celebration of Women’s History Month.

E&H Online is proud to partner with the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Appalachian Center for Civic Life as well as the Lyceum program.

Panelists

  • Dr. Christy Fleet, Dr. Teena Carroll, Dr. Jamie Ferguson, Rachael Wilbur

Student Representatives

  • Madison Jackson, Elizabeth Combs, and Hannah Reid

This event is part of Emory & Henry College’s Women’s History Month Celebration. The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is honored to partner with E&H Online & Continuing Education and Appalachian Center for Civic Life for this event.

Read more at event details.

Resources: Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

  • STEM
“I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.” - Marie Curie, first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman in history to ever win it twice, and the only human to ever win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences

“It is shameful that there are so few women in science…There is a misconception in America that women scientists are all dowdy spinsters. This is the fault of men.”Chien-Shiung Wu, experimental physicist.

“Let us choose for ourselves our path in life, and let us try to strew that path with flowers.” - Emilie du Chatelet, mathematician, physicist and author

“Science is not a boy’s game, it’s not a girl’s game. It’s everyone’s game. It’s about where we are and where we’re going. Space travel benefits us here on Earth. And we ain’t stopped yet. There’s more exploration to come.” – Nichelle Nichols, former NASA Ambassador and Star Trek actress.