A Look Back at Previous Speakers

IWD 2022

Keynote Speakers: Jin Kim Montclare and Margaret Dominguez

Panel Moderator: Aleida Perez

Panelists: Amy EricksonDanielle GambardellaDarshana JoshiEta IsiorhoMichiko Minty

Workshop Moderator: Lily Blocker

IWD 2021

Keynote Speakers: Assunta Vigliante and Pamela McCauley

Panel Moderator: Aleida Perez

Panelists: Priscilla AntunezKimberly HorvatNancy SavageGiovanna ScapinJanna Shaftan

IWD 2020

Keynote Speakers:

Karen Chen-Wiegart (“Let there be light – a career journey of materials science research with synchrotron light”)

Maria Hernandez (“STEM women in Finances”)

Silvia Centeno (“Conserving, Preserving, and Understanding the Materials and Techniques of Works of Art”)

Panel Moderator: Lily Blocker

Panelists: Kayla HernandezPat MaloneAnna MercaldiVanessa Sanders


Speed Networking

ProfessionalGraduate SubjectAffiliation
Rakhi AgarwalBiochemist Nassau Community College
Christine AliForensic ToxicologyBrookhaven National Laboratory
Zeynep AltinbasElectrical EngineerBrookhaven National Laboratory
Joe AmbrosioMechanical EngineeringUnique Electric Solutions
Rachael AptowitzMechanical EngineeringSecondMuse
Diane CabelliChemistBrookhaven National Laboratory
Fernando CaminoPhysicistBrookhaven National Laboratory
Kathleen Flint EhmAstronomy and AstrophysicsStony Brook University
Suman GrewalMedical and Pharmaceutical ChemistryStony Brook University
Natasha HarbinScience, Childhood educationWilliam A Buttler School – PS 133
Ivy Hidalgo-OlberdingGeologistBrookhaven National Laboratory
Wen HuPhysicistBrookhaven National Laboratory
Renee MarcusArchitecture, Business Administration and ManagementInc. Village of Floral Park
Suji ParkMaterial Science and EngineeringBrookhaven National Laboratory
Jose RodriguezChemistryBrookhaven National Laboratory
Fabrizio SpagnoloEcology and Evolutionary BiologyColumbia University
Doreen SwiftElectrical Engineeringintelligentproduct.solutions
John TranquadaPhysicistBrookhaven National Laboratory
Jennifer WeiserChemical EngineeringCooper Union
Jinelle WintMolecular Cellular BiologyStony Brook Univeristy

Meet a Professional

ProfessionalGraduate SubjectAffiliation
Alfreda JamesAmerican HistoryStony Brook University
Donna TumminelloFinance, Electrical EngineeringStony Brook University
Heidi AndersonElectrical EngineeringStony Brook University
Kyle MarianScience Communication, Public EngagementFreelance
Kristine HorvatMaterials EngineeringUniversity of New Haven
Silvia Verdu-AndresParticle Physics Brookhaven National Laboratory

Organizing Committee:

  • Vivian Stojanoff – Brookhaven Women in Science
  • Shruti Sharma – Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center; Clean Energy Business Incubator Program
  • Kristine Horvat – University of New Haven
  • Jinelle Wint – Stony Brook University