17th Annual Women in Science and Engineering Day

Crowd listens to presenter in Chestnut Room.

Youngstown State University College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is always finding ways to encourage young students, especially young women, to explore the endless possibilities of STEM careers. The 17th Annual Edward W. Powers Women in Science and Engineering Career Workshop (WISE) is one of those events.

On April 26th, 2014, young women from all around the Youngstown area explored several career options from forensic dentistry to dieticians to environmental Continue reading

STEM gets WISE

Attendees sit and listen to the panelists.

Saturday, April 13th, 2013, Youngstown State University College of STEM held the 16th Annual Edward W. Powers Women in Science and Engineering Career workshop. The workshop, coordinated by Dr. Diana Fagan, professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, exposes young women to different careers within STEM.

This year, there were approximately ninety young women and around fifty volunteers that attended WISE. These girls ranged in age from middle school to high school and were from all over northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Continue reading