March 9, 2018

Women in Science

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with a series highlighting women scientists!


March 15th at 7:00pm

Carol Young, Conval Science Teacher

As chair of the science department at ConVal High School, Carol not only teaches, she also inspires the next generation of thinkers. Learn about Carol’s journey to become a science educator, hear how she engages future scientists, and find out what’s new in STEM education.

March 29th at 7:00pm

Tales of Tails – A Veterinarian Life with Animals
Dr. Lori Hassinger Baldwin

Dr. Baldwin is a veterinarian specializing in cats, dogs, and small mammals at the Hillsboro County Veterinary Hospital. She has worked with rescue dogs and police dogs and, since 2013, she’s been a trailside vet at the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska. In this talk, she’ll share some stories from her life’s work.

Co-sponsored by the Harris Center for Conservation Education and the Peterborough Town Library. For more information, please contact Susie Spikol Faber at (603) 525-3394 or

Celebrate Women’s History Month with a series highlighting women scientists! According to The Status of Women in New Hampshire – a report issued by the Institute on Women’s Policy Research in 2015 – only 24.6% of those working in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields are women. Come find out what some of them have been up to and how their work is shaping our understanding of the world.

Author: Corinne Chronopoulos
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