This edition: Science and WomenTweet
Original tape date: August 9, 2016.
First aired: September 1, 2016.
This month Science & U! takes a look at women who are playing a major role in the many fields of science:
Carol Anne Riddell heads to the Intrepid to see a summer program aimed at getting young girls to learn and love STEM – science, technology, engineering and math
Kyung Yoon interviews Reshma Saujani, who has started a computer coding program for girls called “Girls Who Code”
Tinabeth Pina finds an organization who’s sole mission is to facilitate, encourage and enable female NYC undergrad and grads to have careers in technology
Andrew Falzon visits Rockefeller University Hospital and talks with three impressive female physicians.
Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson sits down with Janna Levin, a Tow Professor who is working to make science more interesting and inclusive.
For More Information:
STEM - ngcproject.org
Girls Who Code - girlswhocode.com
WiTNY - tech.cornell.edu/impact/witny
Pioneer Works - pioneerworks.org
Dr. Marina Caskey Rockefeller University
Renee Esses Intern & Scholar, WiTNY
Zuri Harvell Program Participant, Girls Who Code
Dr. Ines Ibanez-Tallon Rockefeller University
Lynda Kennedy Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Prof. Janna Levin Tow Professor, Barnard College of Columbia University
Grace Meng U.S. Representative, U.S. Congress (New York 6th District)
Dr. Ana Pereira Rockefeller University
Lisa Puran Participant, WiTNY
Shay Saleem Coordinator, GOALS for Girls
Reshma Saujani Founder & CEO, Girls Who Code
Judith Spitz Verizon Executive-in-Residence, Cornell Tech