Parish Launches STEM Speaker Series Next Month

Parish Episcopal School is launching a new STEM Speaker Series for teachers, students, and locals, kicking off in September with a women in STEM panel of IF/THEN ambassadors.

The first event, themed Women in STEM: Nationally Recognized Leaders Changing the World, will be Sept. 20 with five guest speakers on the panel:

  • Jenn Makins, director of STEM education for Parish Episcopal School
  • Julie Mirpuri, associate professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Danielle Robertson, professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Minerva Cordero, professor of mathematics and associate dean of science at UT Arlington
  • Jennifer Stimpson: educator, innovator, and scientist

The panel, moderated by KRLD news anchor Susy Solis, will have an educator and student session at 1 p.m. and an evening session for community members at 7 p.m.

The second panel of the series’ inaugural year will be Jan. 10, 2023.

For more information about the series or to acquire a ticket, visit www.parish.org/stemspeakerseries. Tickets are free for the students and educators session, $10 for the evening session, or $25 for the evening session and preceding VIP reception.

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