Library Lecture: Changing Faces in STEM: Heartwork Grounded in Service, Science, and Scholarship with keynote speaker Dr. Adrienne Stephenson
Join Leon County Government and the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Kickoff on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science for an inspiring Library Lecture featuring local scientist and educator, Dr. Adrienne Stephenson. Dr. Stephenson will lead a discussion of her personal journey as a Black woman in STEM and how her intersecting passions help to change the narrative of science education empowering young people to discover their highest potential.
Leon County’s Library Lecture Series is free and open to the public and begins at 6:30 p.m. This Library Lecture kicks off the NEA Big Read, “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren, an award-winning autobiography about her life in science and battle with mental health issues.
About Dr. Stephenson
Dr. Adrienne Stephenson is the Assistant Dean of The Graduate School and Director of the Office of Graduate Fellowships and Awards for Florida State University. She is co-founder of a STEM nonprofit organization, Changing Faces, where she is involved in numerous outreach projects promoting STEM careers to K through 12 and undergraduate students. She is also a key organizer of the local International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
A part of the NEA Big Read - Leon County. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.