Today! National Atomic Testing Museum hosts panel on women in science

June 30, 2022, 7:02AMANS Nuclear Cafe

The National Atomic Testing Museum is hosting the “Women in Science Panel Discussion” today, June 30, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (PST). This free event can be attended in person at the museum in Las Vegas, Nev., or online via Zoom. Advance registration is required.

What’s it about: The discussion will celebrate women in science with a panel of three female leaders who have played key roles in securing the nuclear security and safety of the United States and its allies. Each will speak about her work and take questions from attendees. There will be a meet and greet after the panel discussion.

About the speakers: The event will be moderated by Laura M. Tomlinson, deputy director at the Nevada Field Office of the National Nuclear Security Administration. Closing statements will be delivered by Sen. Jacky Rosen (D., Nev.). The three panelists are:

  • Jill Hruby, undersecretary for nuclear security and administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration
  • Baolian Cheng, senior weapon physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • RaJah Mena, manager of consequence management at the Nevada National Security Site

Information about the National Atomic Testing Museum, it's mission, and programs can be found on the museum's website.


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