Women’s Equality Day 2018: Celebrating Women in STEM

09-27-18 5:30 PM - 9:00 PMAmerica/Chicago
Rice University Media Center
Address: 2030 University Blvd., Houston, TX 77005

Please join us as we once again gather to commemorate the Legacy and Promise of our beloved 19th Amendment, the Amendment that in 1920 secured the right to vote for American Women. This is one party you won’t want to miss!

*President’s Medal Awards to Dr. Carolyn Sumners (Houston Museum of Natural Science) and Samantha Snabes (Rice University; aerospace entrepreneur).

*Lite bite buffet and cocktail hour.

*Meet our Rising Stars Class of 2018-2019

*Brief program featuring reflections on Amendment 19.

*Special screening of the 2016 hit movie “Hidden Figures,” based on the real-life story of the African-American mathematicians who calculated trajectories at NASA in the 1950s and 1960s. Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe.