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SXSW 2018

Breaking Stereotypes and Glass Slippers

Hear from the women of science who have and are shaping and shaking up our world - their roads to success, challenges, and how they've seen the landscape for women in STEM change over time. Kristina Johnson is a widely recognized as a pioneer in optoelectronic processing systems, 3D imaging, and color management systems, and Carolyn Bertozzi invented the field of bioorthogonal chemistry, which allows researchers to chemically modify molecules within living systems.

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  1. What one characteristic have you seen make women inventors successful?
  2. How can we get more young girls involved in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields?
  3. What areas do we need more innovation in, and where do you see the most potential for new advances?



Philippa Olsen, Mktg and Communications Specialist, US Patent and Trademark Office

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  • Track: Government
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