Hidden No More: STEM Women of Color

March 28, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Cone University Center McKnight Hall

Historically, women of color have faced considerable challenges pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Join us to hear from six women who, despite these challenges, have made significant contributions to their fields and are pushing society forward.

Ann Vaughan Hammond and Peggy Vaughan, daughter and daughter-in-law of Dorothy Vaughan, Langley Research Center’s first African American manager; Dr. Jamila Simpson, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the College of Sciences at N.C. State University; Dr. Stephani Page, Molecular Physiologist at Duke Molecular Physiology Institute; Dr. Banita Brown, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Success at UNC Charlotte; and Crystal Harden, Director of Programs and Strategic Initiatives at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, will participate in a panel discussion on leadership and diversity in STEM education.