Women in STEM Networking Dinner

Friday, April 6th, 2018

WHO: Female students majoring in a STEM field and women in a STEM career
WHEN:  6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Friday, April 6, 2018
WHERE: Centennial Student Union, Room 245, Minnesota State University, Mankato
COST: FREE with Registration
DRESS: Business/Business Casual

Students: Registration
Industry Professionals: Registration

 

We are excited to host the Women in STEM Networking Dinner on Friday, April 6th, 2018 at Minnesota State University, Mankato. 

The purpose of this free event is to provide an opportunity for female post-secondary students in STEM degree programs and women in STEM careers to meet and form informal mentorships, collectively building a network of support and positive role models. The event will include a keynote speaker, featured guests, plated dinner, facilitated networking activities and an opportunity for free professional headshots.

This event is hosted by the Minnesota State Engineering Center of Excellence and the MSU, Mankato Women’s Center and College of Science, Engineering and Technology, and sponsored by Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Education Program Grant.

 

Event Schedule

5:30-6:00 PM     Arrival/Check-in & Free Professional Headshots
6:00-6:30 PM     Welcome and Industry Member Introductions
6:30-7:00 PM     Plated DInner Served
7:00-7:30 PM     Keynote, Fredreana Hester | Scientist at General Mills
7:30-7:50 PM     Panel Discussion, Facilitated by Dr. Sarah Kruse | Assistant Professor of Computer Information Science
7:50-8:20 PM     Speed Networking, Facilitated by MSU, Mankato College of Science, Engineering and Technology Advising Center
8:20-8:30 PM     Closing Remarks
8:30-9:00 PM     Networking

Keynote Speaker

Fredreana Hester | R&D Scientist at General Mills

Featured Guests

Gihanthi Meepe Bajjamage | Developer at Fastenal Company
Renee Vevea | Senior Project Manager at US Bank

Free Professional Headshots

Come ready for your headshot from 5:30-6:00 PM! Let the attendant at the check-in table know that you are wanting a headshot and they will direct you to the photographer. 

Parking

Free parking is available in the MSU, Mankato Visitor Pay Lot (Map) on the south side of the Centennial Student Union.

Event Location

Centennial Studnet Union 245 on the Second Floor (Map).

Questions? Contact Melissa Huppert at (507) 389-2110 | melissa.huppert@mnsu.edu

 
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This event is offered through a collaboration among the Minnesota State Engineering Center of Excellence and MSU, Mankato’s Women’s Center and College of Science, Engineering and Technology, and sponsored by Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Education Program Grant.

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