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Thunder Bay Museum Free Public Lecture (In Person and Virtual): Stephanie Pesheau – Women in Technology
September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
This will be an in-person event that is free to view. The lecture will be broadcast live via ZOOM for those who cannot attend in person. It will also be recorded and posted to the Museum’s YouTube at a later date.
Stephanie Pesheau, C.E.T., is the Northern Regional Director for the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT). Stephanie’s presentation will focus on a few closely related aspects including; how today’s growing success of Women in Engineering and Technology is the direct efforts of women, and mentors, of past generations. In recent years Stephanie has augmented her career through volunteering and helping assist in creating a community of networking for “Women in Technology” thus opening communications and developing support and kinship for other women working in the STEM field locally and throughout the province. Her presentation will also discuss how she was able to turn her love of math and art into a career that she loves and how she inspires and assists other young women in pursuing their dreams working in STEM, taking note that opportunities will find you when you follow your passions.
Stephanie Pesheau is the Electrical Designer and CAD Development Supervisor for TBT Engineering Limited in Thunder Bay, a representative for the Thunder Bay chapter of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) as well as a teacher at Confederation College in the Engineering Technology program. She is a strong believer in empowering girls to follow their dreams in technology, engineering and math.
Free Museum Admission during the event. Refreshments will be available.