WomenAndMath

Find out about the infinite possibilities for a career in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

The event is Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus in the Center for Business and Industry.

The event is open to young women ages 13 and up as well as high school math teachers and parents.


Featuring Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Pamela McCauley


Dr. Pamela McCauley is a nationally recognized speaker, an award winning educator, and a full Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems at the University of Central Florida where she leads the Human Factors in Disaster Management Research Team.

She was the first African American woman to receive a PhD in Engineering in the state of Oklahoma. From there, she went on to become a Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at M.I.T. Today, she is a full professor of engineering and according to the National Science Foundation, one of only a handful of African American women in the nation to hold this title.

Dr. McCauley has received numerous awards (Engineer of the Year, The Distinguished Alumni Award, Engineering Educator of the Year, Fulbright Specialist Award and the Women Making a Difference Award, to name a few) in recognition of her professional accomplishments and community outreach efforts in the business, technology and education communities.

She is the author of Ergonomics: Foundational Principles, Applications, and Technologies, a textbook that is used on college campuses around the world and is based on Dr. McCauley's almost two decades of teaching. She recently authored Transforming Your STEM Career Through Leadership and Innovation, a research-based book on successful leadership strategies and principles. Her personal story of facing adversity to pursue her educational goals is told in her book; "Winners Don't Quit... Today They Call Me Doctor."

Keynote Topic: STEM: A Great Choice for Girls!

Heralded as an award-winning innovator and engineering role model, Dr. McCauley fires up and empowers students and professionals of all ages to pursue Science, Math, Engineering and Technology educational paths and successful STEM careers. Dr. McCauley highlights why STEM careers are a realistic, exciting and lucrative choice for girls and women. She shares shares her personal stories of overcoming academic and professional adversity and challenges inter-twined with practical advice and guidance.



Registration


Simply register by clicking the link below. Please register by April 10th, 2015. Registration is open so plan to join us. Time is getting short so get your registration in soon.


Directions to Event


The event will take place at the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus. For directions to La Plata campus, click on the link below:

Link to Directions to La Plata Campus

The event will be held at the Center for Business and Industry (BI building).


Past Events


Below you will find news articles and photos from the past Women and Math Events:


Contact Information


Sandra Poinsett
301-934-7808
sandrap@csmd.edu

Stephanie McCaslin
301-934-7803
stephaniem@csmd.edu

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