ASTRA Celebrates Women in STEM at National Women’s History Museum Forum!

December 09, 2014

ASTRA Celebrated Women in STEM at The National Women's History Museum’s Breaking In: Women & STEM, Then and Now discussion held at The George Washington University November 20th about the excellence of women in STEM fields and their destiny as integral members of the STEM community. ASTRA, as an advocate for increased innovation and nationwide capacity in STEM, believes our global competiveness is strengthened when its female members are empowered.

ASTRA’s Senior Advisor and Futurist Dr. Ronnie Lowenstein and ASTRA-NetGeneration of Youth Innovation Fellow Anabel Diaz-Guzman met with Eleanor Clift (Moderator; contributing editor for Newsweek and blogger for The Daily Beast), Mimi Lufkin (Panelist; CEO of the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, NAPE), and Regina Morantz-Sanchez (Panelist; Professor of Women’s Social Medicine History, University of Michigan) to discuss the history and future of women in STEM.

left to right: (Panelist) Historian Dr. Regina Morantz-Sanchez, University of Michigan; (Moderator) Journalist Eleanor Clift, Newsweek and The Daily Beast; ASTRA-NetGeneration of Youth Innovation Fellow Anabel Diaz; (Panelist) CEO of the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, Mimi Lufkin; Senior Advisor and Futurist Dr. Ronnie Lowenstein.

left to right: ASTRA-NetGeneration of Youth Innovation Fellow Anabel Diaz, CEO of the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity Mimi Lufkin, ASTRA Senior Advisor Dr. Ronnie Lowenstein. left to right: Historian Dr. Regina Morantz-Sanchez, University of Michigan; Journalist Eleanor Clift, Newsweek and The Daily Beast; ASTRA-NetGeneration of Youth Fellow Anabel Diaz; CEO of the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, Mimi Lufkin.
left to right: Dr. Regina Morantz-Sanchez, Eleanor Clift, and Mimi Lufkin discuss Women and STEM Careers at the National Women’s History Museum-George Washington University forum on November 20, 2014. left to right: Dr. Regina Morantz-Sanchez (University of Michigan) and Eleanor Clift (The Daily Beast).
 
left to right: Eleanor Clift (The Daily Beast) and Mimi Lufkin (National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity).  

The Women in STEM Forum was sponsored by the National Women’s History Museum, which educates, empowers, and shapes the future by championing women’s distinct history in STEM fields.