How WNY Women & Minorities Move STEM Innovation

Thursday, March 28th
Thu, Mar 28th, 9:00am - Thu, Mar 28th, 11:00am

WNY STEM HUB ANNUAL MEETING AND SESSION: How WNY Women and Minorities Move STEM Innovation

Thursday, March 28, 2019

9:00 am – 11:00 am

The Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY 14216


Join the conversation about WNY STEM innovation and meet the people who fuel it.

  • Keynote Speaker: Ms. Cindy Simpson, Chief Business Development Officer, Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

  • WNY STEM Hub Inclusion Council – “Findings on Women and Minorities in Local STEM Jobs” by Jenny Mogavero, President, Prospect Hill Consulting LLC

Panel Moderator: Karen King, Commission of Public Advocacy for Erie County and Executive Director, Erie County Commission on the Status of Women.

Panelists include:

    • Erika Abbondanziera (Watts Architecture & Engineering)
    • Myriah Jaworski (Beckage Law Firm)
    • Venus Quates-Majors (launchTECH)
    • Carley Hill & Sarah Weider (CaHill Resources)

  • Annual STEM Advocate Award: Amber Mooney, Manager of Government Affairs, NYS Business Council
  • STEM Founder’s Award: presented to Dr. Michelle Kavanaugh, WNY STEM Hub

A short Annual Meeting of WNY STEM Hub will precede the program.

Refreshments and networking will follow.