Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH, 2nd District) will hold a Women In Technology Roundtable on Thursday, April 9th, to discuss the ups and downs women face when pursuing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers. Topics to be discussed are:
What are some exciting items that women in technology are accomplishing in New Hampshire today?
How does the community support women STEM students and researches to pursue a STEM and technology career?
Workforce and Career Development
What are some of the challenges and obstacles that you as local business leaders face today?
How can the workforce and career development opportunities for women professionals in the technology field be supported and increased?
What are business leaders looking for in applicants seeking to join their companies?
What do you see that the federal government can do to make New Hampshire an even better place to start and grow a business?
Student Interests and Concerns:
How does social media affect the job search and its role in the workplace?
How does student debt influence study and career decisions?
What is most valuable in terms of courses, internships, communication skills, and technical skills for students to acquire in order to best meet the needs of today’s businesses?
Check back here for an update on Ms. Turner’s remarks….