As part of the Pelham Reads! exploration of "Hidden Figures," the Friends of the Town of Pelham Public Library willh present a panel discussion featuring Pelham women who have forged careers in STEAM fields at 7:00pm tonight, Thursday, Oct 10 at the Town of Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Avenue.
The panel will be moderated by Pelham science teacher Karen Cirillo.
Teens and adults are welcome.
Discussion will be followed by a Q & A, pizza, and a chance to meet the panelists:
Rachel Cochie, MBA, BS in Chemical Engineering; MBA, General Manager of Logistics Operations, Con Edison Company of New York
Heather Eliezer, PhD, BA in Biology and Environmental Studies; PhD in Earth and Environmental Science; Co-chair Village of Pelham Sustainability Advisory Board/Climate Smart Communities Task Force; Climate science/energy sector consultant
Lucy Kappel, PhD, BA in Biology; PhD in Tumor Immunology; Director, Business Development and R&D Strategy, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Heather Landis, PE, BS in Environmental Science & Public Health; MS in Environmental Engineering; President/Owner, Aquarius Engineering, PLLC
Alina O'Brien, PhD, MA in Physics; PhD in Geophysics; Head of Capital Management, Global Banking Americas; Head of Wholesale Stress Testing, USA HSBC
Kim Riegel, PhD, BA in Physics, MEng in Acoustics; PhD in Acoustics; Assistant Professor of Physics, Acoustics, CUNY/Queensborough Community College
Jessica Wang, MD, BS/MD; MD; Medical Doctor, Department of Emergency Medicine; Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center
Pelham Reads! is sponsored by Friends of the Town of Pelham Library, the Town of Pelham Library, the Picture House and the Pelham Art Center.