This year, the FemSTEM Symposium, co-organized and hosted by Professors Heidi R. Lewis, Director and Associate Professor of Feminist & Gender Studies, and Andrea Bruder, Chair and Associate Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science, will feature Cynthia Chapple, Research Chemist and Founder of Black Girls Do STEM (BGDS). BGDS is an organization that provides middle school aged Black girls opportunities to learn, create, and build confidence in their abilities to become STEM professionals while they are still curious and excited to learn new things. Cynthia’s keynote address is at 4 pm on Wednesday, December 11 in the Tutt Science Lecture Hall.
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