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Own It strives to recognize women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at the University of Wyoming.  The event and award serves to help increase the visibility of an often overlooked group in STEM, which can be fundamental in encouraging women to participate in science.  

Own It Details

An in-person reception to celebrate all nominees is planned for the evening of 
Monday, November 15th at 6pm in the Wyoming Union Family Room 
We will also recognize and highlight all of our nominees online!

Own It! Celebrates the following Women in STEM who were nominated to be RECOGNIZED for their outstanding STEM accomplishments!

Overall: A woman who is deserving of celebration

Alexandra Howell

Alexandria Williams

Annie Bergman

Deanna Lind

Erica L. Belmont

Jacqueline 'J.J.' Shinker

Katelin Scheuerman

Kelsey Ruehling

Lauren Shoemaker

Lindsey Freeman

Madison Crawford

Megan Candelaria

Mercedes Lynn Bartels Cassidy

Michelle Mason

Simone Runyon

Research: A woman who has made significant contributions to her field of research

Jenna Crouse

Kristin R. Di Bona

Service: A woman who demonstrates service, leadership and mentoring among her peer group

Cassidy Enloe

Claire Campion

Courtney Rainbolt

Hannah Jang-Condell

Ellen Currano

Gunjan Tomar

Julia Dickie

Lauren R. Biehle

Makayla Loveland

Shawna McBride

Teaghen Sweckard

Teaching: A woman who inspires teaching and learning among her community

Christina Grace Knox

Leena Myran

Lindsey Mitchell

own It! Highlights!

Wyonics

Phoebe the Photon Explores the Universe

own It! Poster Presentations

Power of peer mentoring: multifaceted mentorship for women in pharmacy

Hello darkness my old friend; influence of light on Bombus impetiens reproductive success

Body size and condition predict timing of spring emergence for queen bumble bees

Body size and condition predict timing of spring emergence for queen bumble bees
Ellen Keaveny

Does ion channel expression underlie differences in bumble bee cold tolerance?

Does ion channel expression underlie differences in bumble bee cold tolerance?

Taylor Hatcher

Ethylene Synthesis By Genetically Modified Rhodococcus opacus PD630 on Synthetic Human Urine

Ethylene Synthesis By Genetically Modified Rhodococcus opacus PD630 on Synthetic Human Urine

Alexandria Williams

Nominations are for women who exemplify the following:

  • A woman student, STEM professional, faculty or community member who has made significant contributions to her field of research.
  • A woman who demonstrates service, leadership and mentoring among her peer group.
  • A woman who inspires teaching and learning among her community.
  • And, a woman who is deserving of celebration.

You may nominate a colleague, a coworker, a student, or yourself!

In addition to nominations, you may sign up to display a poster or share a research or outreach highlight!

Own It! Nominations

Help us celebrate phenomenal women in STEM!Nominees may be undergraduate students, graduate students, STEM professionals, faculty, staff, or community members who identify as women.

Nominations will be accepted in the following categories:

Research: A woman who has made significant contributions to her field of research.

Service: A woman who demonstrates service, leadership and mentoring among her peer group.

Teaching: A woman who inspires teaching and learning among her community.

Overall: A woman who is deserving of celebration!

In order to nominate a women in STEM (self-nominations are welcome), visit tinyurl.com/OwnItNomination

 

Own It! Highlights

Own It! wants to highlight the accomplishments of women in STEM! Whether it is an award, a publication, a presentation, a grant proposal, an outreach event or anything else that you are proud of, we want to hear about it!  

We share these highlights at our Own It! Celebration on Monday, November 15th as well as online!

To share a highlight, visit: tinyurl.com/OwnItHighlights

Own It! Poster Session

The Own It! Celebration on Monday, November 15th will include a poster walk. If you have a poster you would like to share about your STEM research or outreach, please sign up here: tinyurl.com/OwnItPoster

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