Women In Science Day!

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Orlando Science Center says
Women in Science Day will celebrate the contributions of women to science and help inspire young girls to pursue their interest in the sciences!

Partners will highlight the wide range of things girls can do with a career in or interest in the sciences. They will talk about their work and what they love about science.

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PARTNERS:
• Florida Fossil Hunters
This group of amateur and professional paleontologists strives to educate the public about Florida’s rich and unique prehistoric environment.

• CodeTeachers
CodeTeachers empowers children across the state by providing them with the coding skills to pursue their interest in computer science.

• Society of Women Engineers (UCF)
For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. The UCF SWE chapter empowers women and men to aspire, advance, succeed and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders.

• Exploding Bacon Robotics Club (First Robotics)
Throughout their 12 years, this robotics team has won more than 50 awards while teaching computer, machinery, problem solving and other leadership skills. First Robotics’ mission is to inspire young minds to be science and technology leaders through mentor-based programs that build STEM and life skills.

• April Graves of NASA - Software engineer at NASA Kennedy Space Center

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SPEAKERS
• Ashley Moore – Empowering Women in Technology
• April E. Graves from NASA
• Michelle Barboza-Ramirez – Accidental Science
• Patrisha L. Meyers (M.A.) – Archaeologists Don’t Dig Dinosaurs: Anthropology vs. Paleontology
• Rachel E. Narducci – Digging into Paleontology: Fieldwork at the Montbrook Fossil Site
• Ta-Shana Alicia Taylor – A Geologist’s Contribution to Marine Mammal Conservation
• Dr. Laura Cotton – Tiny Fossils, big questions: What large foraminifera can tell us about climate change
• Dr. Celina A. Suarez – Evidence Locked Within: Using Geochemistry Composition of Fossils to Understand Prehistoric Worlds

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COST

All Women in Science Day programming, content and films are included with general admission, which is free to Orlando Science Center Members, $19.95 for adults, $17.95 for seniors and students, $13.95 for children ages 3–11. Tickets include access to all four floors of exhibits, giant-screen and 3D educational films, one Hollywood feature-length film, and live programming.

Visit www.osc.org to learn more!

Science for All – General Admission Access Program:
If you have an EBT or WIC card and a valid form of photo ID, please show them at the admissions desk to receive admission for $3 per person, for up to six individuals. This discount applies to general admission and may not be applicable for special engagement exhibits or certain events.
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By: Orlando Science Center

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