Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Women in Technology

Tuesday, February 7 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center, Room 201
1200 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA

You are invited to the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture titled Women in Technology, presented by Tonya Peeples, Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity and Outreach at the College of Engineering. This lecture is free and open to the public, however, an RSVP is encouraged. RSVP by clicking on the "I'm Going" button on the event page, and following the login instructions. Friends and Alumni will be prompted to create an account the first time they register for a University of Iowa event. Please contact events@uiowa.edu if you encounter any technical issues. Attendees are invited to bring their lunch, and drinks and desserts will be provided. Professor Tonya Peeples will share her story and facilitate a panel discussion of strategies to increase the engagement of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Local, statewide, regional, and national efforts designed to increase participation of women in STEM will be presented. A panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities in “cradle to career” services to girls and women through mentoring networks, teacher training, and innovative programs that aim to increase access to educational and career opportunities. This lecture is sponsored by the University of Iowa Provost's Office of Outreach & Engagement. To view upcoming lectures in the Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture series visit outreach.uiowa.edu/HawkeyeLL. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Office of Outreach & Engagement in advance at 319-335-0684.

Contact Info: Jade Manternach, outreach-engagement@uiowa.edu, 319.335.0684