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Women In Science: A Love Affair in STEM
February 2, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CSTFree
Join DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program’s Free Virtual Winter Speaker Series!
Meet and learn from scientists, community leaders, and environmental educators who work at the intersection of research, education, and environmental and social justice. Engage in discussions about water quality research, dam removals, field-based learning, and overcoming barriers and challenges in the field of science and education.
Learn how a Black woman’s love of marine science blossomed into a holistic passion of STEM education, empowerment, and community elevation for New York City youth. From her 10+ year journey in informal education and community development, Shay Saleem sheds light on lessons learned, cultivated “must-haves” and non-negotiables in sustainable girl-centered, youth development practices.
Featured Speaker: Shihadah “Shay” Saleem