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SS03 Promoting D&I in STEM: From School to University

Monday, 16 October
Hemisphere Ballroom C2
Special Session
Demand for specialists in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is steadily growing. As STEM career opportunities increase, it is important that students are aware of and encouraged to pursue these professions. University professors, from different countries, will share their experiences of inspiring young students to pursue STEM careers. They will also discuss the Diversity & Inclusion initiatives, carried out by their organizations, that encourage minority groups to join.
Thomas Blasingame, Professor, Petroleum Engineering - Texas A&M University
Mashhad Fahes - University of Oklahoma
Gulzada Shakulikova, Rector - Atyrau Oil and Gas University
Maria de Lourdes Guinazu, Professor - Universidad Nacional de Cuyo
Bagilya Karsybayeva, Development Planning Engineer - North Caspian Operating Company N.V.
Patricia Carreras, Reservoir Engineering Consultant - Blue Moon Strategies