Women continue to be underrepresented in STEM careers.  iSPACE has made a special effort to provide programming specifically for girls in past years and we want to expand and this effort to reach more girls, particularly from low income families.

The responsibilities of the board include:

  • Create a multi-year program plan to include staffing, partnership and funding requirements.
  • Identify partnerships to connect iSPACE with STEM mastery and available programs.
  • Help identify sources of funding.
  • Help identify mentors for events – women in STEM careers that can talk with girls during programs to answer questions and provide inspiration.

Girls in STEM Advisory Board Members

iSPACE Leaders:

Sue Williams, Executive Director

Donna Walker, Event Coordinator

Community Partners:

Jackie Alf – Jurgensen, Executive Vice President

Colleen Athans – Retired GE Vice President

Kayleigh Hammond The Kleingers Group, Design Engineer

Betty Huck – Retired P&G, Former iSPACE Board Member

Charlie Kobida –Retired Educator, iSPACE co-founder

Dr. Lisa Mannix – Butler County Coroner, Neurologist

Stephanie Roberts – CT Consultants Senior Engineer, Women in Transportation Southwest Ohio Chapter President           

Kara Sanders – Messer Construction, Craftforce Education and Development Executive

Tia Stackle – CompuCom, Senior Manager


The iSPACE Girls in STEM Advisory Board meets quarterly. If you are interested in being a part of this dynamic and involved group please get in touch with Sue Williams, iSPACE Executive Director at swilliams@iSPACEstem.org

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