LCWAG is hosting its second round table discussion, “Forging Forward: The Changing Landscape of Women in STEAM,” sponsored by the National Sports Medicine Institute (NSMI). This panel discussion features women in varying stages of their STEM/STEAM careers, including Dr. LaNetra Tate, the National Aeronautics & Space Administration, Dr. Meg Layton, Symantec, Ekta Singhal, Nova Enrichment Academy, Dr. Jean Self-Trail, U.S. Geological Survey, Gina Sarfaty, U.S Agency for International Development, Audrey Francis, Janelia Research Campus, and Mia Hagood, Academies of Loudoun. The event will be at Rust Library and is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Register here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=sybm7d6ab&oeidk=a07efql3tci2448fadf
On Tuesday, July 24 from 6-8 pm, LCWAG is hosting its first round table discussion, “Ending Violence Against Women in Loudoun County,” in collaboration with Inova Ewing Forensic Assessment and Consultation Teams (FACT) and Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS). This important panel discussion will bring together local professionals to shed light on critical new responses to domestic and sexual violence in the county. Additionally, LAWS will provide training on what to do if you or someone you know is a victim. The event will be at Rust Library and is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Register here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=sybm7d6ab&oeidk=a07efhmnjdva79e60b9
LCWAG is partnering with Nova Enrichment Academy to host a STEAM Expo on May 6 from 1:00-5:00 pm, free to the public. The expo will be at Nova Enrichment Academy: 22621 Amendola Terrace #153, Ashburn, VA. Phyllis J. Randall, Barbara Canfield, Dean of Natural and Applied Sciences at Nova Community College, Hillsboro Charter Academy’s Girls in G.E.A.R. club, Loudoun Academy of Science (AOS), Academy of Engineering and Technology (AET), and many of their students will be exhibitors at the event. The event features robots, 3D printers, electronic circuits, windmills, real fuel cells and fun, hands-on STEAM activities!
LCWAG will be hosting its first fundraising event for Give Choose at 14 Loudoun (14 Loudoun St SE, Leesburg). Stop in for this happy hour event featuring our LCWAG signature cocktail. It will be a great opportunity to meet some of our members, discuss women’s issues, and hear about committee plans, all while raising money for a good cause.