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UMKC School of Medicine Dean a Panelist for Women in STEMM Discussion

June 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Events

wistemm[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications]

Kansas City women in STEM careers will weigh in for the Central Exchange’s upcoming discussion on “The Intersection Point of Women, Science, Technology and Medicine.”

The program will begin at noon, Wednesday, June 26, at Central Exchange, 1020 Central St., Kansas City, Mo. Lunch and networking opportunities will precede the program at 11:30 a.m. The event is free for Central Exchange members; $25 for non-members. RSVP online.

This panel is part of Central Exchange’s WiSTEMM (Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine) initiative. The WiSTEMM initiative was designed in 2011 to put a spotlight on Kansas City women in STEMM careers. By focusing on successful STEMM leaders, WiSTEMM hopes to inspire women to pursue STEMM careers.

The upcoming panel will include Betty Drees, M.D., dean, UMKC School of Medicine; Michelle Lewallen, Ph.D., scientist, Stowers Institute for Medical Research; and Michelle Brush, software engineer architect-instructor, Cerner. The panel will be moderated by Diane Stafford, columnist with the Kansas City Star.

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