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Women in STEM Week

WiSTEM Week 2017

The Women’s Resources Center, together with Women in Engineering, are sponsoring a week-long series of events designed to support women in math, science, and engineering! All events are free and open to the public!

Lunch Talk: A Community College Perspective on STEM Education

March 27th, 12–1 pm
248 Mechanical Engineering Building (MEB), 1206 W Green St., Urbana

Capital One Diversity Event - Celebrating Women in STEM

March 27th, 4–6 pm
National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) Auditorium and Lobby, 1205 W Clark St.

“Intersectional Feminism in Science”: A Panel Discussion

March 28th, 2–3 pm
Women’s Resources Center,703 S. Wright St. 2nd Fl., Champaign

Meet a Physicist Open House

March 29th, 4–6 pm
Lincoln Square Mall, 201 Lincoln Square, Urbana

Advocacy for Women in the STEM

March 30th, 12–1 pm
212 Engineering Hall, 1308 W Green St, Urbana

When “Equals” Isn’t Equal: Discussing the Non-Neutrality of Math Education

Friday, March 31st at 12pm
Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright St., 2nd F., Champaign
Sponsored by Diversity & Social Justice Education

Join Education PhD candidate Karie Brown-Tess as she examines the curriculum and teaching of mathematics and discusses ways heteronormative, upper-class, and Euro-centric values are implicitly and explicitly taught. Conversation Café is sponsored by Diversity & Social Justice Education as part of OIIR’s Lunch on Us series. Conversation Café is paid for in part by Student Cultural Programming Fee.

Girls Geek Out Fair

March 31st, 2–5 pm
Champaign Public Library, 200 W Green St, Champaign

An interactive activity fair for grade school and middle school girls (boys can come, too!) to support their exploration of science, technology, engineering, math, and the arts!