Panel to Inspire Women Seeking Career in Engineering & Technology

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by ABIGAIL SKAALERUD, CSU Public Relations Intern

Women seeking a career in the technology world of science, engineering and mathematics will be inspired by four professionals from the industry at a Society of Women Engineers panel on Thursday, March 21.

The program as part of Women’s History Month will be at 5:30 p.m. in Trafton East 225. Appetizers and refreshments will be served.

Focusing on careers in Science, Technology, Engineeering and Mathematics, the four-member Empowering Women in STEM panel include Dr. Emily Ziemke from Dupont Pioneer, Dr. Fredreana Hester from General Mills, Dr. Stephen Druschel from the University’s Civil Engineering Department, and Marianne Anderson, an alumnus currently pursuing a master’s degree.

Panel members will share experiences in undergrad, graduate school and with their positions in industry. Discussion will offer advice on how to succeed in college as well as landing a job after graduation. A question and answer session will conclude the program.

Seeking a balanced representation of men and women in various areas of STEM, SWE’s main goals is empowering women to feel confident in their skills and themselves in order to succeed in the STEM industry.

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