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This edition: Science and Women

Episode Details

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

Guest List

Jennora Blair

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

Alithea Kourouklis

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

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