The mission for the Florida Polytechnic University Women in STEM Summit is to foster alignment, partnership and collaboration among existing scholars at Florida Polytechnic University and the leaders affiliated with the growing communities and advancing businesses of today and our future.
The Florida Polytechnic University Women in STEM Summit is an insightful, carefully crafted and forward thinking forum providing women in STEM industries the opportunity to be inspired, empowered and enlightened. Attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate with industry leaders, network with professionals who continue to transform opportunities for women in STEM and explore innovation that will be influencing our future.
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805
Lunch: Included with registration
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THE PANEL SESSION
The panel is a selection of trailblazers, pioneers, and inspirational speakers each providing insight into their own personal journey and perspective towards success in their STEM field. Learn how these individuals overcame personal and professional barriers, embraced change and contribute to the powerful role women play in STEM industries.
LINDA FIGG – PRESIDENT/CEO & DIRECTOR OF BRIDGE ART FOR THE FIGG BRIDGE GROUP
Linda Figg is President/CEO and Director of Bridge Art for the FIGG Bridge Group (FIGG), an international family of companies that exclusively specializes in bridges. Linda has over 36 years of experience in leadership, management, financing, and aesthetic design of landmark bridges from concept through construction. In 2002, Linda became President and owner of FIGG, taking over the reins from her father, Gene Figg, who founded the firm in 1978. She holds a Civil Engineering degree from Auburn University (BSCE, ‘81).
RACHEL CARPENTER – CEO, CO-FOUNDER OF INTRINIO