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


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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

Featured Speakers

  • 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. Presentation Slides
  • 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. Remarks
    Col. Melroy’s comments reflect her personal opinions and not those of NASA

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