Friday, April 18, 2014

Service and Advocacy

Student photos by Christopher Conzen, SCCC
Peconic Bay was delighted to support two recent events for women.

March 28, “At the Nanoscale,” Center for Functional Nanomaterials
Members organized a program at Brookhaven National Laboratory for young women in science, technology, engineering and math from Suffolk County Community College. The students did hands-on nano demonstrations, toured Brookhaven's nanocenter, and participated in a lively panel discussion about women in science and technical careers. Thanks to Brookhaven Women in Science for their help.

April 8, Equal Pay Day, Suffolk County

The Long Island, Peconic Bay and Suffolk clubs represented Zonta International at this event, organized by the New York Chapter of Enterprising and Professional Women and the Suffolk County Office of Women’s Services. Zonta (see ZI logo on the program below) was recognized with a certificate of appreciation, accepted by Evelyn Lamoureux of the Long Island club. Brookhaven Women in Science’s Christina Swinson, spoke on the panel of women in non-traditional jobs. Swinson is an accelerator physicist at Brookhaven Lab.

Coming Up
Yard and bake sale to raise money for Peconic Bay Zonta scholarships, 5 Emerson Court, Hampton Bays, May 24, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Multi-family clothes, jewelry, household items, books, home-baked goods and more. Rain date: May 25.

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