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Let’s Talk Science will hold a U of G panel Feb. 11.

In celebration of United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Let’s Talk Science at the University of Guelph is hosting an online Women in STEM panel discussion on Feb. 11.

The panel discussion, which includes U of G students and scientists working in various science, technology, engineering and math fields, is part of this year’s Let’s Talk Science, a national event dedicated to preparing Canadian youth for careers in our rapidly changing world.

The online event runs from 10-11:30 a.m. and is designed for high school students, but all ages may attend.

International Women and Girls in Science Day recognizes the critical role of women and girls in science and technology.

Panellists at the U of G event will talk about their STEM education and experience. The event will also include a question and answer period.

Let’s Talk Science is a national charitable organization and has provided free, evidence-based STEM programs for more than 25 years to Canadian youth and educators.

To register for the panel discussion visit the website.