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The Steminist Movement's Speaker Series features accomplished scientists and the meaningful lessons they learned throughout their experiences.


Each talk is open and free to all interested participants.


Learning through Failure: My Journey from Academic Probation to Executive Leadership in Aerospace

Jul 20, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

Zoom Meeting

Renee Frohnert will discuss her journey from almost failing out of engineering school to becoming an executive leader in the aerospace industry by the age of 26. Renee will also discuss technical highlights, mentoring, and other aspects of her engineering career.

Why the patient must come first

Jul 29, 8:00 PM EDT

Zoom Meeting

Accomplished physician, scientist, and author, Dr. Azra Raza is the Chan Soon-Shiong Professor of Medicine and Director of the MDS Center at Columbia University. She is an international authority on preleukemia (MDS) and acute leukemia and supervises a state-of-the-art research lab.

From Cell Media to Social Media

Aug 04, 8:00 PM EDT

Zoom Meeting

From her days at Biogen and the La Jolla Institute for Immunology to blogging during the then-nascent world of social media, Grace Yco describes how these different but complementary experiences enabled a work-life integration of science, content and creativity.

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