Thursday, January 30, 2020

Connect2STEM — a family friendly event designed to inspire all ages — celebrated its sixth anniversary with an official ribbon cutting ceremony to open the event. The ceremony featured: Guy Reed, MD, MS, dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix; Allison Otu, MBA, executive director of Corporate and Community Relations at UArizona Health Sciences; Senator Heather Carter, EdD, director of the Arizona Center for Rural Health at the UArizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health; Sandra Ferniza, director of Intergovernmental Relations in the Office of Representative Ruben Gallego; Abbey Schroeder, coordinator of Young Women’s Outreach in the Office of Senator Martha McSally; Jeremy Babendure, PhD, executive director of the Arizona SciTech Institute; Roxanne Wingate, senior community relations specialist at Cox Communications; and Jackie Hunter, MHA, director of Diversity and Inclusion at Banner Health.