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When:

Thu 2 Mar 2017, 7:00pm–8:30pm

Where: Palmerston North Central Library, 4 The Square, Palmerston North

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: sitavenkateswar

Graduate Women Manawatu and Zonta Club of Manawatu are jointly hosting a panel discussion to explore the STEM disciplines as career choices for women,

While women make up a large proportion of the students in tertiary education they are still under-represented in the STEM disciplines. Prominent women scientists in the STEM disciplines will discuss the issues surrounding study choices and career options for women who make STEM choices.

Representatives from the community are:
- Anne Brooke, HoD Maths, Palmerston North Girls' High School.
- Catherine Lloyd West, Applied Statistician AG Research.
- Dr Lorna Johnson, Veterinarian, Councillor Palmerston North City Council.
- Dr Rachel Keedwell, Ecologist Councillor, Horizons Regional Council.
- Representatives from Massey University are:
- Associate Professor, Anne Ridler, Veterinary and Animal Science.
- Dr Carherine McCartin, Senior Lecturer Computer Science
- Associate Professor, Dr Jane Goodyer Manufacturing Systems Design.
- Professor Marlena Kruger, Nutrition Physiology
- Panel Moderator Dr Nicola Schreurs

For further information please contact:
- Dr Sita Venkateswar, Massey University
Email - s.venkateswar@massey.ac.nz or Phone - 027.247 3814
- Alison Rowland, Zonta
Email - alison.k.rowland@gmail.com or Phone - 027 553 5490

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