Women to discuss challenges, highlights of STEM careers Friday in Bellingham

Women in various science and tech careers will discuss their experiences and challenges for women in STEM during a Friday, Feb. 20, luncheon.

Those scheduled to appear at the Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math career panel are:

Regina Barber DeGraaff, Ph.D. lecturer in physics and astronomy at Western Washington University; Wendy Lawrence, retired U.S. Navy captain and shuttle astronaut; Jill Stanton, IT development manager at SPIE; Judi Edwards, IT manager at Bellingham Cold Storage; Andrea Frost, co-owner of Code Lily; and Kamira Rea from Faithlife.

The event is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St. Tickets are $25 for members of organizer Technology Alliance Group; $35 for those not members or $15 for students. Register and learn more at tagnw.com. The Pickford and WWU’s College of Science and Engineering are sponsors.