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Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative Forum

Girls of all ages interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) can attend a forum in the Emerging Technology Center on the campus of West Kentucky Community and Technical College on May 12 at 4:00 pm.

The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Business Education Partnership committee in partnership with the Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative invites female students, parents, businesses, and community members to participate in a regional forum to encourage and motivate girls to pursue educational choices in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Participants will learn from prominent female professionals in these fields.

Panelists include: Dr. Jacqueline Carter, Western Baptist Hospital; Brandi Harless, EntrePaducah; Lt. Jennifer Jessee, Waterways Management and US Coast Guard; Dr. Maeve McCarthy, Murray State University; La Nora Westbrook, United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC).

This event is made possible by Well Springs Dermatology, The Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative, West Kentucky Workforce Investment Board, Western Baptist Hospital, Lourdes Hospital, University of Kentucky College of Engineering, West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Murray State University, Swift amp; Staley, USEC, National Science Foundation, Business Education Partnership and Paducah River City BPW.
The event is free to attend. Refreshments will be served and provided by Lourdes Hospital.
For more information, call Cindy Ragland at 270-442-3174.