Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Hidden No More: STEM Women of Color Tour
Saturday, November 11, 2017
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Registration open through 11/10/2017 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

 


Details

Join us on November 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., to hear from four 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 who was Langley Research Center's first African American manager, Dr. Jamila Simpson, assistant dean for academic programs, student diversity and engagement for the College of Sciences at N.C. State University, and Dr. Stephani Page, biochemist/biophysicist in the department of pharmacology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will speak in a panel discussion on what it's like to be a leader in their field as well as how we can help expand diversity in STEM education.

 

Schedule:

 

 

9:45 am – Doors Open/Check-In

 

9:55am – Welcome & Introductions by Moderator Crystal Harden

 

10:00 am – 10:40 am – Dr. Jamila Simpson

 

10:40 am – 10:45 am – Intermission

 

10:45 am – 11:25 am – Dr. Stephani Page

 

11:25 am – 11:30 am – Intermission

 

11:30 am – 12:10 pm – Dr. Freda Porter

 

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm – Lunch/Science Activities/Photo Ops/Book Signing

 

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm – Ann Vaughan Hammond, Peggy Vaughan, Heather Vaughan Batten

 

1:45 pm – 2:00 pm – Closing/Wrap-up

 


Location

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

University Center Annex

1 University Drive

Pembroke, NC 28372


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