Women in STEM Panel

Women in Engineering (WIE) and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) hosted a panel discussion on “Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)” on November 15. Panelists included women from industry and academia. They discussed various topics such as their career path, workplace challenges, career transition advice, importance of networking and work/life balance followed by a Q&A session.

Moderators included Dr. Amy Curry (Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Memphis) and Dr. Divya Choudhary (Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at CBU).

Panelists included Belinda G. Watkins (VP, Enterprise Information and Security Engineering for FedEx Services), Dr. Barbara Blum (Sr. Project Engineer, Biologics Development for Wright Medical Technology), Regina Holmes (PMP, Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist Enabling Technologies Spinal and Biologics for Medtronic), Maria Teresa Lensing (Signature Client – Vice President for AT&T), Heather Kraus (Roadway Project Engineer for Kimley-Horn and Associates), Brittany Course (IT Applications Associate for Sedgwick), and Elizabeth Gire (Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Memphis).