Fargo, N.D. — A Women in Research meeting titled “How to join the STEM Movement and/or Commercialize Your Research” is scheduled for Dec. 1 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Meadow Lark room. Lunch will be served.
A three-person panel will give attendees tools to help NDSU and the state of North Dakota attract more students to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers. Lisa Gulland-Nelson, STEM coordinator for the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corp., will present a snapshot of efforts in North Dakota to encourage more students and professionals to excel in STEM fields. She’ll also have a video montage underscoring rapid changes in society and how STEM helps address those knowledge gaps.
Mary Batcheller, director of business development at the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corp., and Kathy Coyle, from USDA Rural Development, will explain funding options available for individuals to create their own company.