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Contact: Steve Jensen
860-524-7377
Steve.Jensen@ct.gov
January 27, 2014
TUESDAY: LT. GOV. WYMAN CHAIRS ROUNDTABLE ON WOMEN IN STEM CAREERS


EAST HARTFORD - Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman on Tuesday will co-chair a roundtable discussion on encouraging women to pursue educational and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at East Hartford Town Hall, 740 Main Street, Welling Conference Room. It is the first of several planned discussions of issues affecting women co-chaired by Wyman and Teresa Younger, Exec. Dir. of the state Permanent Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW).

Other participants include:

  • Carolyn Foston - President of Fairfield County Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Deborah Kellogg-Van Orden - Fairfield County SWE member
  • Christine Stahlecker - Hartford SWE Board member
  • Dr. Karen Wosczyna-Birch - CT Community Colleges, College of Technology/Regional Center for Next Generation Manufacturing
  • Robin Ann Bienemann, CEO, Crimson Rook/Entrepreneur in Residence at UConn School of Engineering
  • Alice Pritchard - E xec. Dir., CT Women's Education and Legal Fund
  • Marcia Leclerc - Mayor, East Hartford


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