Mar 23

BGU: Empowering Young Women in Science


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Discover how BGU’s internationally recognized SheSpace program encourages female high school students be involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This educational program is designed to advance, empower and nurture future generations of scientists during their formative high school years.
Dr. Lonia Friedlander
Academic Director of the SheSpace Program at Ben-Gurion University
Moderated by:
Doug Seserman
Americans for Ben-Gurion University CEO
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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

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Dr. Lonia Friedlander is the academic director of the She Space and She Space International programs at Ben-Gurion University (BGU). The two programs are sister educational projects, which encourage female high school students to be involved in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) studies both in Israel and internationally.  Dr. Friedlander moved to Israel as a Fulbright post-doctoral fellow and is currently the head of the X-ray Diffractometry Laboratory and a Staff Scientist in the Ilse Katz Institute for Nano-scale Science and Technology at BGU. In her own research, she works to apply laboratory spectroscopy and remote sensing techniques to the detection of heavy metal contaminants in soil.