Fireside chat with Lost Women of Science

Fireside chat with Lost Women of Science

LWoS, the UNCF and Spelman College came together for this “fireside chat."

Join Dr. Michael Lomax, Carol Sutton Lewis, Dr. Helen Gayle, Dr. Chad Womack, and Handshake's Aaliyah Goodman as they help tell the stories of women working in STEM including Yvonne Young Clark and the impacts of HBCUs within the STEM world. Representatives from LWoS, the UNCF and Spelman College came together for this “fireside chat,” hosted in partnership with Handshake. The group talked about each of their personal experiences with HBCUs, why those particular colleges and universities have so much success when it comes to graduating scientists, and the work that still needs to be done to make STEM accessible to every student who wants to pursue it. To hear more about Yvonne Y. Clark, known as YY throughout her career,  “The First Lady of Engineering,” and her groundbreaking achievements as a Black female mechanical engineer - listen to Season 3 of Lost Women of Science:

Panelists and Speakers include: Dr. Michael Lomax, Chief Executive Officer of the United Negro College Fund, Inc.Dr. Chad Womack, Senior Director of UNCF's National STEM Programs and InitiativesCarol Sutton Lewis, co-host and producer, Season 3, Lost Women of Science: "The First Lady of Engineering"Dr. Helen Gayle, President, Spelman CollegeAaliyah Goodman, Engineer Manager at Handshake- Handshake is the #1 place to launch a career with no connections, experience, or luck required. Handshake’s the top way college students & recent grads get hired for jobs and internships.

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