STEM Education, Girls, and the Challenges that Follow: From the Classroom to STEM Careers
Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 12-1:30 p.m.
B339/340 Rayburn House Office Building
Women’s Policy, Inc. | Aerospace Industries Association | American Association for the Advancement of Science | American Association of University Women | American Chemical Society Science & the Congress Project | American Psychological Association | Girls Inc. | Girl Scouts of the USA | National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity Education Foundation | National Council of Teachers of Mathematics | National Defense Industrial Association | National Science Teachers Association | Optical Society of America | SAE International | Society for Research in Child Development | Society of Women Engineers
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Honorary Congressional Co-hosts:
- Reps. Lois Capps (D-CA) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Co-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues
- Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Mary Fallin (R-OK), Vice-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues
- Reps. Mark Udall(D-CO) and Vern Ehlers (R-MI), Co-Chairs, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education Caucus
- Marcia C. Linn, Ph.D., Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of California at Berkeley, will summarize her research on STEM education and its implications for girls.
- Pamela Ann Melroy (COL, USAF, Ret.), Mission Commander, STS-120 Discovery, NASA astronaut, will share her experiences as a shuttle commander and astronaut, and outline NASA’s efforts to attract and retain women.
Col. Melroy’s comments reflect her personal opinions and not those of NASA
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