Forbes Faculty of Enterprise and Expertise® Launches UAGC Girls in STEM Scholar Group

SAN DIEGO, February 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Forbes School of Business and Technology® at University of Arizona Global Campus is proud to announce the launch of the UAGC Women in STEM student organization and kick-off event on February 19, 2021 at the 1:00 p.m. (PT).

The topic of the UAGC Women in STEM Kickoff is Igniting Your STEM Success! We emphasize student commitment to industry leaders and have invited two high-profile industry speakers to this event. Dr. Priyanka Sharma from NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and a University of Arizona Alumna will provide words of inspiration and encouragement. DR. Cindy Gordon, CEO and Founder of SalesChoice Inc., an AI SaaS Advanced Sales Analytics company, will deliver the keynote message.

UAGC Women in STEM is a new student organization focused on STEM careers for women that includes the UAGC Women in Technology International Chapter and the UAGC Chapter of Girls Who Code – College Loop. DR. Karen IvyThe faculty advisor announced: “Our organization” Women in MINT “will improve the willingness of students and alumni to enter MINT career paths and achieve outstanding performance.”

“The Women in STEM organization will encourage more women to do STEM in an area where they remain underrepresented and provide opportunities to help plan their STEM trip,” he said Lisa Sims, Senior Faculty Advisor.

Women in MINT welcome students, alumni, industry and the community to this opening event. “We look forward to your visit and hope that you will consider membership in this new student organization,” he said Shavon Andrews, UAGC Student President.

Register for the event here

about University of Arizona Global campus
The University of Arizona Global Campus (“Global Campus” or “UAGC”) is an independent university operated in partnership with the University of Arizona. The Global Campus offers students from different backgrounds flexible opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills that will enable them to achieve their life and career goals. Global Campus builds on this Ashford University Promise of quality online learning, access and inclusivity and the University of Arizona Mission as a land grant institution focused on student success. The Global Campus is accredited by the Senior College and University Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WSCUC) and, with around 35,000 students, is one of the most innovative online universities in the country. UAGC offers more than 50 associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. For more information, visit, or

About UAGC women in the STEM student organization
The Forbes School of Business and Technology® at the University of Arizona Global Campus Women in STEM student organizations aims to: a) promote interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions; b) providing a scholarship between students and faculties; c) Representing the needs and desires of members in addressing the challenges of pursuing degrees and careers in STEM areas; and d) providing a forum for collaborating on innovative ideas for the benefit of the university community. Further information is available at:

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