Colorado Influencers event features impact of women March 7

Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin, professor of animal sciences, is a member of the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame.

The Women in Science Network at Colorado State University will host a panel discussion, Colorado Influencers, on March 7 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Lory Student Center Theater.

The event will help celebrate Women’s History Month and is a collaboration with the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame, which has inducted 152 women who have impacted the state of Colorado in an exceptional way since 1985.

University Distinguished Professor Diana Wall, founding director of the School of Global Environmental Sustainability, and Temple Grandin, professor of animal sciences, are among the CSU faculty inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame.

Panelists from CSU and the community will talk about innovative women who have served as an inspiration in their lives.

Following the discussion, attendees are invited to network and explore a portrait exhibit featuring Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame members. The exhibit will move to the First National Bank Gallery at the Morgan Library at CSU for the remainder of the month of March.

Panelists include:

  • Mike Freeman – CEO, Innosphere
  • Joseph Gallegos – CSU alumnus and research assistant, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology, CSU
  • Lucinda Kerschensteiner – executive director, Center for Social Change
  • Doreen Martinez – assistant professor of indigenous studies, Department of Ethnic Studies, CSU
  • Kelly Santangelo – assistant professor of clinical pathology, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology, CSU
  • Marla Trumper – director for presidential engagement, CSU

This event is part of the Innovating Minds Lecture series, which is organized by the Women in Science Network and sponsored by the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, CSU Ventures and the Office of the Vice President for Research.

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