March 9-24, 2018

Event Details

STEM Gems: Giving Girls Role Models in STEM Careers
Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Emory Goizueta Business School (1300 Clifton Rd NE Atlanta GA 30322)
Presenting Partner(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Business & Careers
  • Engineering
  • Math
  • Science & Society
  • Technology

Join us for an interactive panel discussion that will enlighten and empower girls and young women to pursue careers in STEM. You'll get to meet women from a diverse set of STEM careers and learn about their unique journeys that led them to their respective careers. Panelists will share advice, guidance, and to-do’s specific to girls and young women to help jumpstart their STEM journeys. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists including:

Stephanie Espy, Moderator
Chemical Engineering
BS MIT, MS UC Berkeley, MBA Emory
Founder & Executive Director, MathSP Academic and Test Prep Coaching
Author, STEM Gems Book

Pam Liu
BS Duke, MS Harvard
NASA (Johnson Space Center and Ames Research Center)
21st Century STEM Academy Lead Teacher

Olivia Beckwith
BS Harvey Mudd, PhD Emory
Number Theory Researcher

Alicia Butler Pierre
Chemical Engineering
BS Louisiana State, MBA Tulane
Founder & CEO of Equilibria, Inc.

Aparna Shah
Mechanical Engineering
BS Georgia Tech, MBA Kellogg

Kesha Williams
Computer Science & Mathematics
BS Spelman, MS University of Phoenix
Software Engineer, Chick-fil-A Corporate

Kaitlin Fair
Computer Science
BS University of Florida,
PhD Student at Georgia Tech
Neuromorphic Computing and Digital Signal Processing Researcher

Karen Olson
Forensic Science
BS University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, PhD UCSD
Envistacom Scientist at the Defense Forensic Science Center

This event is targeted to parents as well as girls and young women ages 10-22.

This event will take place in Room GBS 130. Paid parking is available in the Emory Fishburne Parking Deck. Register by emailing