WIB-Metro New York: YWIB Spring into STEM in CT at SCSU on April 6
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WIB-Metro New York: YWIB Spring into STEM in CT at SCSU on April 6

When: Saturday, April 6, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. EST
Where: Southern Connecticut State University
Academic Science and Laboratory Building
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT  06515
United States
Contact: WIB-Metro New York

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The Metro-New York YWIB chapter will host its inaugural STEM fair in Connecticut with Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) for middle and high school girls where they will participate in a variety of STEM-related presentations and hands-on activities led by an impressive list of Connecticut’s female leaders in STEM with careers in math, science, engineering and technology. Come make a connection with them and introduce your girls to cool STEM careers right here in Connecticut!

Presenters include:

·         Arvinas - Kimberly Wehger (Vice President of Information Technology)

·         Cardurion Pharmaceuticals – Rebecca Velez Frey (Chief Operating Officer)

·         Zachry Group - Katharine Goldberg (Mechanical Engineer)

·         Cognitive Recruiting Solutions - Kendra Paolitto (President & Owner)

·         Sentinel Node Oncology - Diane Tillman (Co-Founder & Board Director)

·         Celldex Therapeutics – Jennifer Newman (Global Project Leader, Regulatory Affairs/Clinical Operations), Margo Heath-Chiozzi (Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs), Komal Patel (Senior Associate Scientist)  

·         Medtronic - Kayla Cloutier (Senior Research & Development Engineer), Olesea Diaz-Chiosa (R&D Engineer), Rebecca Cutler (Associate R&D Engineer)

·         Thermo Fisher Scientific – Laura Linabury (Marketing Manager)

·         National Organization for Rare Disorders – Mary Dunkle (Senior Advisor)

·         UCONN – Evelyn Neuber (Embryologist)

·         UCONN/CIRCA – Katie Lund (Marine Policy Project Coordinator)

·         Novogene – Maggie Tobin (Senior Sales Manager)

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Please complete the YWIB permission forms located here and bring to the event.



9:30 a.m. – Registration

10:00 a.m. – Welcome Remarks

10:15 a.m. – Presentations & Interactive Discussions

11:45 a.m. – Lunch (pizza lunch provided)

12:15 p.m. – Presentations & Interactive Discussions

2:00 p.m. – End of Program


YWIB age group
Middle School (Grades 5-8) and High School (Grades 9-12)


Pricing Information

  • Members: Free
  • Non-Members: Free


Walk-Ins Accepted?



Maximum Capacity



Additional accessibility

Wheelchair accessible


Parking Information

Wintergreen Garage - 23 Wintergreen Ave, New Haven, CT 06515*

*Note: A map of the campus can be found here.