Sat, Feb 26|
Explorit Science Center
Women and Girls in STEM: See It to Be It
Explorit is hosting an afternoon of hands-on activities and opportunities to meet women working in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
Time & Location
Feb 26, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Explorit Science Center, 3141 5th St, Davis, CA 95618, USA
About the Event
Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Davis
Calling all girls (and their friends and family) that have dreamed of being a scientist! Explorit is hosting an afternoon of hands-on activities and opportunities to meet women working in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. Ask questions and get inspired to set your path to a lifetime of science exploration. Regular $5 Admission is required for entry.
Hands-On Table Top Demonstrations: Visitors can get up close and try some exciting science activities with our
STEM neighbors from the university. From UC Davis:
- Science Says
- UCD Plant Biology Graduate Group
- UCD Microbiology Graduate Group
- UCD Chemistry Club
Heart of Central California Girl Scouts: Explore the Girl Scout Mobile STEM Center + Maker Space and get a chance to try some fun science activities.
Women in STEM Speaker Panel: Join Explorit in welcoming three dynamic female scientists to an informal panel discussion about working in STEM. These women in STEM will share their personal journey into professional science fields, what inspired them as young girls and what continues to excite them about working in STEM areas. Audience will be able to participate in a Q&A session.
Speakers (stay tuned as more are added):
Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Research Interest: DNA Repair and Genome Stability
Dr. Evlyn Pless Postdoctoral researcher, Center for Population Biology and Anthropology Research Interest: Computational biology and population genetics