STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities from North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences | Kids Out and About Midcities

STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities from North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

*The event has already taken place on this date: Tue, 11/17/2020
The STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities is an annual educational event where students in grades 6–12 meet role models with disabilities who have thriving careers in STEM fields. This year’s showcase will be an entirely virtual experience that will feature remarks from our keynote speaker and the opportunity for students to engage with our panelists. Learn about how their lived experiences and diverse perspectives shaped their unique approaches to navigating and pushing boundaries in their fields.

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The 8th Annual STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities will start at 1pm EST on Tuesday, November 17. Please visit this link to register for the 2020 STEM Career Showcase. Registrants will receive a link for the breakout rooms closer to the event date.

ASL interpretation, live captioning and audio description will be provided for the entire program and for each breakout room. Please contact Jessie Rassau at or by phone at 919.707.9976 to request additional accommodations.


1:00 pm EST: Welcome
1:10 pm EST: Keynote Presentation
1:40 pm EST: Panel Discussion
2:20 pm EST: Wrap Up
2:25 pm EST: Intermission and Meet the Animals

Note: The main program will take place on YouTube.  Please register to receive the link.

2:45 pm -3:15 pm EST: Breakout Sessions with Speakers

Note: The breakout sessions will take place on Zoom and are intended for students to ask questions of the speakers.  You will have the option to choose to attend the breakout sessions when you register.


Dr. Gina-Maria Pomann

Dr. Gina-Maria Pomann.

Dr. Gina-Maria Pomann is a statistical research scientist and the Director of the Duke Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Core. She works with the interdisciplinary network of clinical investigators conducting research at Duke by providing expertise in study design, implementation of statistical methodology, and interpretation of results. Under her leadership, the Core has developed an array of training programs, and facilitated the development of over 40 collaborative teams that work across the university.

Dr. Pomann received her PhD from North Carolina State University, with a dissertation on MRI analysis and Multiple Sclerosis.  She is an expert in the fields of experimental design, image analysis and functional data analysis, and has collaborated on research projects related to cancer, urology, cardiology, hospital medicine, orthopedics, and surgery. She is a recipient of the Association of Clinical and Translational Statisticians Early Career Award.

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Contact name: 
Emlyn Koster
The event has already taken place on this date: 
1:00-3:30 pm Eastern


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