Town Hall: Saving Lives with Science

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The NGCP works to strengthen capacity of existing girl-serving STEM projects by
sharing exemplary practices, research findings, and program models. One method we
use to achieve this goal is a series of free webinars in which practitioners and researchers
from across the country share effective strategies in STEM.
NGCP and Career Girls National Town Hall

Town Hall: Saving Lives with Science
Online: February 24, 2021
4:00 PM Pacific / 7:00 PM Eastern

Calling all girls! Time to learn how women scientists use biology, chemistry, and other scientific disciplines to create medical treatments and vaccines to serve humanity. Career Girls and the National Girls Collaborative Project are pleased to invite you to an interactive discussion.

This Town Hall is focused on hearing the voices of women and girls as they explore exciting careers in scientific disciplines that require innovation and dedication. Role model experts will share their stories of fostering their interest in science into rewarding careers

Please join us to listen to Celia Dominguez, Ph.D., Vice President of Chemistry & Drug Discovery at CHDI Foundation, Marsenia Mathis MPH, MSc, Microbiologist & Public Health Advocate, The Nerdy CEO, Jin Kim Montclare, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Sharon Schendel, Ph.D., Program Manager for the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Immunotherapeutics Consortium (VIC) and Coronavirus Immunotherapeutics Consortium (CoVIC) based at La Jolla Institute for Immunology, and Latoya Simmons, Emergency Management Specialist, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Led by girls, designed for girls, members of the NGCP Girls Advisory Board will moderate the discussion and include audience questions. This Town Hall is designed to provide information about career paths for girls in life-saving science and medical fields.

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About Career Girls: Career Girls is founded on the dream that every girl around the world has access to diverse and accomplished women role models to learn from their experiences and discover their own path to empowerment. is a comprehensive video-based career exploration tool for girls. It’s free to use, and free of ads. We have the largest online collection of career guidance videos focusing exclusively on diverse and accomplished women — over 250 of whom are in STEM fields — and we add to it weekly.

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The National Girls Collaborative Project™ has been partially funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, GSE/EXT: National Girls Collaborative Project: Building the Capacity of STEM Practitioners to Develop a Diverse Workforce, Grant No. HRD-1532643.
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