Women in STEM

Join the colleges of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Engineering, Lyman Briggs, Natural Science and Veterinary Medicine for the Women in STEM program, an online day of personal development and networking between friends and fellow Spartans.

On Tues., Dec. 14, 2021 the colleges of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Engineering, Lyman Briggs, Natural Science and Veterinary Medicine, will once again proudly host fellow Spartans and friends from around the country during Michigan State University’s Women in STEM online program.

Throughout the day, attendees will hear from several college leaders and alumnae will share their experiences and how they have broken barriers in STEM. This event is a free and inclusive opportunity for all MSU alumni and friends to come together in support of women in STEM. We encourage you to share this opportunity and our social media messages within your own networks.

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Program Schedule

10:30 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

11:00 a.m.

MSU Leadership Speakers

  • Melissa Woo, Ph.D., Chief Information Officer & Executive Vice President for Administration, Michigan State University
  • Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D., Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Michigan State University

 

11:30 a.m.

Alumnae Panel Discussion

  • Alexis Hermiz, MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources alumna
    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Michigan Department of Natural Resources
  • Dionne Maffett-Corbin, MSU College of Engineering alumna
    Senior Director of Health Equity, Exact Sciences
  • Abbigail Tumpey, MPH, CHES, MSU Lyman-Briggs College alumna
    Acting Associate Director for Communication, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Erin Lynch, MSU College of Natural Science alumna
    Geologist, Senior Director, and Local Business Leader, WSP USA
  • Jennifer Welser, DVM, DACVO, MSU College of Veterinary Medicine alumna
    Chief Medical and Quality Officer, Mars Veterinary Health

Moderator: Dr. Stephanie Morley, DVM
MSU College of Veterinary Medicine alumna

12:30 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker

  • Rachel S. Hutter, PE, CSP, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Safety, Health, Engineering & Sourcing (WSHES), The Walt Disney Company

2:00 p.m.

Alumnae Philanthropy Panel Discussion

  • Jessie Layfield Lewis, MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources alumna
    Director of Global Procurement, IBM
  • Betty Shanahan, MSU College of Engineering alumna
    Former Executive Director & CEO for the Society of Women Engineers
  • Anna Muelling, MD, MSU Lyman-Briggs College alumna
    Clinical Associate Professor, Stanford
  • Rita Dandridge, MS, CEBS, MSU College of Natural Science alumna
    Strategic Leader, Willis Towers Watson's DEI Consulting Team
    Senior Director, Health and Benefits
    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Thought Leader
  • Ann Donoghue, MS, DVM, MSU College of Veterinary Medicine alumna
    Founder, Donoghue Consulting, LLC

Moderator: Dr. Stephanie Morley, DVM
MSU College of Veterinary Medicine alumna

3:00 p.m.

Social/Networking Hour

4:00 p.m.

Conference Concludes

 

Contact

Dec 14

Women in STEM

Join the colleges of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Engineering, Lyman Briggs, Natural Science and Veterinary Medicine for the Women in STEM program, an online day of personal development and networking between friends and fellow Spartans.

Faith Brooks-Mason

Faith Brooks-Mason

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
brook292@msu.edu
517-355-3887