On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we celebrate the innovative and inspiring Women in Science at the State Department. Through diversity, policy changes, and progressive research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), these women are tackling global challenges. Learn how these women in science are making a difference.
Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) Monica Medina sees first-hand how women are making a difference in STEM.
Sarah Staton, Deputy Director in the OES Office of Science and Technology Cooperation, highlights why she chose a career in STEM.
Alice Alpert, a Foreign Affairs Officer in the OES Office of Global Change, shares why her work in STEM is important.
Allie Davis, Water Policy Advisor in the OES Office of Conservation and Water, describes why she chose a career in STEM.
Amanda Hurley, a Policy Analyst in the OES Office of International Health and Biodefense, discusses why diversity in STEM is important.
Alexis Lennon, an Events and Communications Specialist in the OES Office of Science and Technology Cooperation, highlights why diversity in STEM is important.
About the Author: Christi Hairston is the Digital Media Coordinator for the State Department’s Office of Policy and Public Outreach in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.