STEMMy GALA LUNCHEON
Celebrating women who are making a difference in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine in the Kansas City Region.
Kansas City is doing its part to celebrate the 24% of women who contribute every day in the STEMM workforce. On September 21, 2017, the Central Exchange will once again celebrate the accomplishments of all women in Kansas City who are setting trends and breaking barriers in their STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine) fields at the 4th annual STEMMy Awards Luncheon.
2017 HONORARY CHAIRS
Chief Information Officer
Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and
Entrepreneurship at the University of Kansas
Communications and Outreach Manager at
Kansas City University of Medical and Biosciences
2017 AWARD WINNERS
Groundbreaking Leadership Award
Cindy Wallis-Lage / Black and Veatch
Cindy has 10+ years of leadership, commitment
and contribution to the STEMM community.
Rising Trendsetter Award
Julie Christianson / KU Medical Center
Adriana Porter / Black and Veatch
These women have had significant
achievements early in their STEMM career.
Enterprising Innovator Award
Kourtney Govro / Sphere3 Consulting
Kourtney is a woman STEMM business owner.
WiSTEMM Educator Award
Kathleen Kilway / UMKC
Kathleen is a woman educator in a STEMM field who is
consistently recognized for their contributions by students and peers.
WiSTEMM Student Achiever Award
Alexandra Erwin / University of Kansas
Alexandria is a student in the STEMM field with demonstrated
academic success and community involvement.
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City committed to women in
STEMM fields and is actively engaged in community STEMM initiatives.