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Hidden No More: STEM Women of Color

Historically, women of color have faced considerable challenges pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. "Hidden No More: STEM Women of Color" lets you hear from five women, who despite these challenges, have made significant contributions to their fields and are pushing society forward. Speakers: Ann Vaughan Hammond and Peggy Vaughan, daughter and daughter-in-law, of Dorothy Vaughan who was Langley Research Center’s first African American manager. Dr. Jamila Simpson, assistant dean for academic programs, student diversity and engagement for the College of Sciences at N.C. State University. Dr. Stephani Page, biochemist/ biophysicist in the department of pharmacology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Chelsey Juarez, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at NCSU. Juarez conducts active forensic isotope case work for states across the country. Her research interests focus on provenience investigations within the Latino Diaspora through time. This event is part of the North Carolina Science Festival. It is free, but registration is required. Learn more:

Where: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center