AAUW and STEMconnector Virtual Town Hall: Women in Engineering and Technology

April 22, 2015


Time: 2 p.m.–3 p.m. ET

Location: Online

Cost: Free

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Event Description:

AAUW and STEMconnector have teamed up to hold a free Google+ Hangout virtual town hall to discuss the findings of AAUW’s new research report, Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing. Join us at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 22, to learn about the latest data on women’s achievement in subjects related to engineering and computing, how few women are working in these fields, and what can be done to increase the numbers.

Representatives from higher education and these industries will provide their perspectives and share what actions their organizations are taking to recruit and retain more women in technology and engineering.

Featured speakers include

  • Robert Denson, President, Des Moines Area Community College
  • Esra Ozer, President, Alcoa Foundation
  • Anne Wintroub, Director of Charitable Operations, AT&T
  • Bettye H. Smith, Director of Engineering and Technology, Lockheed Martin
  • Edie Fraser, Chief Executive Officer, STEMconnector/Million Women Mentors

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