June 16, 2017

Adults to Celebrate Women in STEM at “Ladies in the Lab”

ROCHESTER, NY— In celebration of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Rochester Museum & Science Center invites everyone ages 21-and-over to take part in “Ladies in the Lab” from 6 to 9pm on Saturday, July 8.

Hands-on activities from mounting microscope slides to crafting take-home bath fizz engage each attendee’s inner scientist. Short presentations from local female STEM professionals inspire and raise awareness around women’s contributions to the sciences in the past, present and future. Additionally, exhibitor tables throughout the museum will allow attendees to learn about organizations and businesses serving the Rochester community. Presenter and exhibitor highlights include:

  • AdaSpace
  • Braddock Bay Raptor Research
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County
  • Girl Develop It – Rochester
  • Humans for Education
  • Makeup artist Tiffany Loveless
  • Rochester Arc & Flame Center
  • Rochester-Area Suffrage Centennial Alliance (RASCA)
  • Rochester Mini Maker Faire
  • University of Rochester Scientists
  • Zonta Club of Rochester

Food trucks and cash bars will be available to fuel attendees’ exploration of all three floors of the museum including Electricity Theater shows. Tickets are $10 for RMSC members and $12 for the general public and may be purchased online at RMSC.org or by phone at 585.697.1942.

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit www.rmsc.org. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


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