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Saturday, June 4 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Women in Science and Tech

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Why don't more women go into science?  What can we do to promote women to go into science?  Why do we even need more women in science in the first place?

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JT the Enginerd

Science Guest
Jen “The Enginerd” is an all-purpose geek.  She obtained her Masters of Science in Engineering Mechanics with a focus in biomechanics from Virginia Tech in 2013.  Her research focused on animal locomotion and included the analysis of beetle respiration and helping construct a platform to measure the force produced during an insects jump.  She also hopes to obtain a Masters of Education in Instruction and Curriculum in the near future as... Read More →

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James McDonald

Jim has a long-standing love for and interest in history, anthropology, the sciences, and literature, which have been run through the blender of his twisted mind to produce this work. When not trying to get the strange ideas that float around in his head out in text, Jim lives in the central Carolinas with his wife, three dogs, and the occasional fish. When not clicking away on a laptop pretending to be the monkey writing Shakespeare, he is... Read More →
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Erin Penn

Science Guest
Erin Penn is a writer and line editor living in North Carolina. She received her Bachelors of Science from Alma College with a double major in Computer Science and Sociology. She is the president of the Gaston County chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism and completed a Masters of Business Administration because she never has stopped wanting to learn more, be it hard science, soft science, history, or real world people. Like the Borg... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Concord C

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