Women in STEM panel discussion to be held at CCAC South Campus on Wednesday, March 14

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH-A panel discussion by women leaders in STEM fields will be held at CCAC South Campus on Wednesday, March 14, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the South Campus Theatre. The panelists, who are leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, will provide insight into their career paths, professional and personal development, work/life balance and gender equity in the workplace.

Featured panelists include: Chantelle Bellavance, asset integration specialist, Crown Castle; Stephanie Conroy, project engineer-team leader, Elliot Group; Dana DelDuca-Cindric, senior engineer-chemical, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation; Haley McLaughlin, technical recruiter, Aerotek; Monica McWilson, RN, Corporate Compliance, staff/educator, Infection Control, Oakmont Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation;

Erica Peterson, founder and CEO, Moms Can: Code, founder and president, Science Tots.

The panel discussion is presented by the CCAC Women's Empowerment Summit, which is being underwritten by the Eden Hall Foundation. Women's Empowerment Summit events are being held at all CCAC campuses and will culminate in a free conference designed to enhance the leadership and personal and professional potential of women. "What Does it Mean to 'Lean In?'" is the theme of this year's inaugural conference, which will be held at the Foerster Student Services Center on Allegheny Campus on Friday, April 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

A meet and greet with the STEM panelists will be held prior to and after the program on the B4 mezzanine, where refreshments will be served. The program is free and open to the public and the media, including still/video cameras.

CCAC South Campus is located at 1750 Clairton Road (Route 885), West Mifflin, PA 15122.

For more information, contact Charlene Newkirk, president, CCAC South Campus and Washington County Center, at 412.469.6301 or cnewkirk@ccac.edu.

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