Women in STEM Virtual Summit


VGCC’s Initiative on Equity for Women of Color (V.I.E.W.) will present a Women in STEM Virtual Summit on Wednesday, March 23 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to celebrate Women’s History Month. This summit will focus on the history, successes, challenges, and preparation of and for women interested in STEM careers.

Dr. Virginia Tickles, retired Aerospace Engineer with the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center will be the keynote speaker.

Presenters include:

  • Dr. Natasha Thompson – History Instructor, Vance-Granville Community College
  • Dr. Jamila Simpson – Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence, College of Science, NC State University
  • Lisa Fedele – Director, Global Creative Operations Lead for the Hatch, Cisco Systems
  • Whitney Holmes – Health Equity Coordinator, Franklin County Health Department
  • Stephanie Martinez – CEO, PowerGPU, LLC

Pre-register Here
After completing the pre-registration form participants will receive their link to the Zoom registration page.

For more information concerning this event, please contact Dr. Tracey Carter at cartert@vgcc.edu or Dr. Krystal Foxx at foxxk@vgcc.edu.

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