Women in STEM Summit - Catalysts for Change

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:00am - 8:00pm EST

  • Location:NYU Tandon School of Engineering
  • Contact:Office of Student Affairs

Women in STEM Summit

Catalysts for Change


Join us at our Annual Women in STEM Summit at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Our theme this year is Catalysts for Change. We are committed to building a culture that respects and embraces gender diversity, inclusion, and equity. Throughout the day, we will feature women who are at the forefront of their fields: innovative…smart…driven…and changing the STEM landscape.


March 1, 2018

Male Allies Breakfast

*By invitation only

The Office of Student Affairs and the Women @ Tandon Committee are hosting a breakfast specifically for students who are or wish to become male allies. The event will feature a panel and roundtable discussion on being a better ally and advocate for women in the STEM field. Panelists will include industry professionals from companies including Google and TD Bank, Tandon faculty, and current student leaders. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Jeannice Samani, distinguished leader in the world of technology and Engineering professor for Santa Clara University.


Luncheon Lightning Talks

12:30 - 2:30 PM
MakerSpace EventSpace, 6 MetroTech
RSVP: nyuwomeninstem2018luncheon.eventbrite.com

Our “Lightning Talks” are quick presentations from three forward-thinking women, all innovators in their chosen field, and all disrupters in their own way.


  • Alexandra Salvatore, Co-Founder and CTO, beam impact
  • Yamilee Toussaint, Founder, STEM from Dance
  • Christina Tartaglia, Co-Founder, Scientista


Go the Distance: Your Second Degree

Graduate Info Session
5 - 6 PM
LC 400, 5 MetroTech
RSVP: http://engineering.nyu.edu/events/2018/03/01/nyu-tandon-presentation-womens-summit

Please join the Office of Graduate Admissions for an exciting introduction to graduate education here at NYU Tandon as well as the chance to talk with current graduate students. 


Keynote Dinner

6 - 8 PM
MakerSpace EventSpace, 6 MetroTech
RSVP: nyuwomeninstem2018dinner.eventbrite.com

Our closing dinner will feature a welcome address by Lisa Coleman, Senior Vice President for Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation and the Chief Diversity Officer at NYU and keynote remarks by Professor Beth Noveck, Director of the GovLab and the Jerry M. Hultin Professor at Tandon. We will also be honoring Tandon student Cadence Daniels, President of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), for her outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the Tandon community. Over dinner, students will have the opportunity to network and engage in conversation with alumni and corporate representatives.


Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs