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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Cape Fear Community College hosts first Women in Science and Engineering forum | WECT

Having supportive mentors was a prevailing theme for the speakers at Friday's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Collaborative Forum, which is interesting since the women on the panel are almost certainly mentors themselves these days. 

Charlotte Simon, right, introduces the panel at Friday's Women in Science and Engineering Collaborative Forum.
Photo: WECT
Six expert panelists in their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields spoke at Cape Fear Community College's Union Station about how early their interests were developed, guidance received from parents, teachers and others and the future for women in STEM...

The other speakers were:
  • Kyle Horton, a medical doctor who also ran for Congress in 2018
  • Laurie Patterson, a computer scientist at UNCW
  • Carmen Sidbury, a mechanical engineer and director of UNCW's STEM Education Center
  • Alison Taylor, a professor in the biology department at UNCW
  • Holly Walters, a professor in the biology department at CFCC
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Source: WECT