2016 Wayne/Pike STEM Symposium

Senator Baker Offers Keynote Remarks At Women in Science Symposium

September 20, 2016 – More than 200 middle and high school students from the Western Wayne, Wallenpaupack Area, North Pocono, Wayne Highlands and Delaware Valley school districts attended the annual Women in Science/STEM Symposium at The Heritage Nightclub at Woodloch Resort in Lackawaxen Township, Pike County. The program was presented by Lacawac Sanctuary and Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance.

In addition to the students, local colleges, businesses and organizations were represented and offered information about career paths in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Panelists included educators, a veterarian, and those who work for the Northern Tier Hardwood Association and Brookfield Renewable Energy.

As the chair of the Senate Labor and Industry Committee, Baker discussed workforce needs and her personal experiences with being a woman in a field long dominated by men.

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