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Women in STEM: Honoring history and elevating voices - Insights from DSST's women's history panel

Five inspiring women from different positions across the DSST network took some time last month to discuss the importance of women in STEM and elevating women's voices.

Panelists, Sadia Aziz from DSST: Cole, Melissa Dillon from DSST: Montview, Marissa Chaney Manriquez from DSST: College View, Kryszelda Gorrell from Aurora Science & Tech and moderator Mercedes Beal-Davis discussed the historical struggles women have faced in male-dominated fields and the importance of celebrating the contributions of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. They also shared their personal experiences of overcoming obstacles and stereotypes to pursue their passions and make a difference in their fields.

Overall, the Women's History Panel was an enlightening and empowering experience, highlighting the vital role women play in shaping the future of STEM. The panelists' stories and insights provided valuable inspiration and guidance for women who may face similar challenges in their own careers.

Watch below to hear from inspiring women who are changing the game.