Event

Celebrating Women’s History Month - Getting Excited About STEM

March 28, 2017 | 10:30am - 11:00am
Presented Online

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and Ivanka Trump will visit the National Air and Space Museum to highlight the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. They will discuss empowering young women to pursue STEM-related careers and introduce a viewing of the acclaimed film Hidden Figures. The event will be attended by local students with an interest in STEM from schools in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

The event will be webcast live here and on NASA TV.

Panelists:
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos
Ivanka Trump
Kay Hire, NASA astronaut 
J.R. “Jack” Dailey, John and Adrienne Mars Director, Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum
Barbara Gruber, PhD, aerospace educator, Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum
Rae Stewart, student educator, Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

NASA scientists and engineers will also be in attendance.