Women of Science Symposium

“We are women studying together,” Maria Mitchell told her Vassar College students.  Maria Mitchell, America’s first woman astronomer, believed in learning by doing.

The Second Maria Mitchell Women in Science Symposium is designed to serve as a source of inspiration and support and to be a hands-on experience in which all attendees are actively participating and problem-solving.  Keynote speakers, panels, and salon-style gatherings will offer a unique environment in which all voices can be heard and encouraged.  Participants will connect with colleagues and mentors and devise strategies to encourage and keep girls in STEM and support women in STEM at the beginning, middle, and late career stages. 

Come together to find solutions for retention and to curb the “leaky pipeline.”

Help us celebrate women and girls in STEM. The 2020 MMWISS will be held October 1-3, 2020. 

Check out the Maria Mitchell Association Women of Science Symposium Website

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