Sierra Makerspaces Women in STEM Summit

On Friday, March 1, 2019 twelve women leaders joined a panel to speak to nearly 50 women and men, telling their story of how they used STEM/STEAM education and experiences to achieve career success.  Professor Denise Bushnell lead and organized the event, assisted by several student interns.  Speakers included:

  • Annette Nylander, Professor/Department Chair, Information Technology, Sierra College
  • Carmen March, CEO and Managing Partner, Inteligenca
  • Alison Salome, Professor/Department Chair, Drafting & Engineering Support, Sierra College
  • Michelle Stofan, Vice President, Legal Affairs, Garner Products Inc.
  • Debbie Hill, Professor, Mathematics, Sierra College
  • Dr. Tracy Shafizadeh, Nutritional Scientist & Director of Scientific Communications, Evolve BioSystems
  • MaryTess Mayall, Co-Executive Director, Blue Line Arts (Sierra College Alumna)
  • Constance Agee, Executive Director, Agee Fashion Institute & Adjunct Faculty, Business, Sierra College
  • Sarah Lix, Owner, Hangtown Machining
  • Cinde Dolphin, CEO and Founder, KILI Medical Drain Carrier
  • Shari Tavaf, President and CEO, STRADA Engineering Consultant, LLC


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