Women in STEM Career Day

***Please note: this event is exclusively for high school freshman and sophomore girls and has a max. attendance of 100 students. Register early to guarantee your spot!*** 

Women in STEM Career Day

Friday, October 19, 2018

This event is designed to celebrate women in STEM careers and will provide high school freshmen and sophomore girls with the opportunity to interact with positive role models and participate in hands-on activities in order to encourage more women to have positive experiences with STEM and to pursue STEM careers. The event will include hands-on sessions, career panel group discussions with women in the STEM fields, and a tour of our STEM facilities.

The deadline to register for this event is Friday, October 5, 2018 or until the event is FULL.

Tentative Agenda

Friday, October 19, 2018

8:30 a.m. Check-in

8:55 a.m. Welcome

9:15 a.m. Tour of STEM facilities

10 a.m. Career Panel

11 a.m. Lunch and Career Inventory

11:45 a.m. Activity Rotation 1

12:15 p.m. Activity Rotation 2

12:45 p.m. Activity Rotation 3

1:15 p.m. Evaluations and Closing Remarks


StephanieEzerski, Cabot Microelectronics,  Scientist II for R&D Analytical Core Technologies Group

Erna Gevondyan, Argonne National Laboratory, global energy production safety and energy source security

Liz Idzakovich, Freelance Camera Operator, Videographer, and Editor, has done work for the Chicago Cubs, US Helicopters (helicopter camera operator), National Women's Soccer League (Chicago Red Stars), production companies, and numerous colleges and universities

Prem Mony, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Director of Wellness Center and OP Rehab Services

Aneesa Muthana, Pioneer Service Inc., Owner and President of manufacturing business

Aubrey Quast, Cabot Microelectronics, Research Associate III, R&D.

Dana Sauter, Cabot Microelectronics, Materials Engineering Manager, Engineering.

Nim Tottenham, Columbia University, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Developmental Affective Neuroscience Laboratory

more panelists coming soon!



More information coming soon!

Parking Information

Students can be dropped off at the SRC entrance at Door #1. Buses will need to park in Lot 6. View the map.

Terms and Conditions

By registering for this event, you certify that you understand and agree to follow the following guidelines:

  • the students you are bringing to the event are current high school freshman or sophomore females.
  • Each student will have a photo release form, signed in advance by a parent/guardian, to turn in upon check-in.

(Download our photo release form).


Registration for 2018 Coming Soon!


Contact Information

STEM Outreach Coordinator
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2H01B, (630) 942-3021

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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