Women 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.
Explorit Science Center
3141 5th St
Davis, CA 95618
Time & Date
Saturday, February 26
12pm - 2pm
Speaker panel begins at 1pm.
Event is Included with admission, paid at the door
$5 per person
Free for members and children 2 & under
About the Event:
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. Activities will include the following:
Hands-On Table Top Demonstrations:
Visitors can get up close and try some exciting science activities with our STEM neighbors from UC Davis:
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.
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
Annalisa Kihara, PE
Assistant Deputy Director, Division of Water Quality
State Water Resources Control Board