This is What a Scientist Looks Like
Outdoor Banner exhibit from the IF/THEN® Collection
This Is What A Scientist Looks Like, a new outdoor banner exhibit featuring 16 women in STEM, is now on display. The banners highlight several IF/THEN® Ambassadors along with local scientists and engineers, including our own Director of Collections and Curator of Mollusks Liz Shea, Ph.D., Kadine Mohomed of W. L. Gore & Associates, Jen Sheran of DuPont, marine scientist Jessica Myers, and Jacqueline Means, Founder of the Wilmington Urban STEM Initiative. The exhibit is funded through a grant awarded by the Association of Science and Technology Centers with support from Lyda Hill Philanthropies and the IF/THEN Initiative and sponsored locally by Bank of America.
Wears many hats at a space agency, from engineering to communicating about the search for life beyond Earth.
Dr. Jaye Gardiner
Illustrator and Cancer Biologist
Studies the biology behind cancer and uses comics/trading cards to show that science is for everyone.
Aerospace Engineer & Engineering Manager
Leads a team of structural analysts who support multiple aerospace programs for space crafts and commercial aircraft.
Dr. Ronda Hamm
Entomologist and Educator
Develops and implements strategies and relationships that promote STEM for future generations while showing people that insects are not scary.
Dr. Lataisia C. Jones
Neuroscientist, Advocate and STEM Educator
Advocates for STEM diversity while spreading the joy of studying the brain.
Dr. M. Nia Madison
Biomedical Scientist, Director of HIV Research, Professor, CEO and Author
Engages youth in STEAM community outreach programming through her nonprofit and instructs undergraduate students in microbiology and sustainability practices.
The STEM Queen
Uses her passion for and love of STEM to teach young girls fun, hands-on experiments and empower them to go into the field.
Dr. Kadine Mohomed
Core Technology Scientist
Applies her expertise in materials characterization to understand and promote innovation that enhances performance in products of high societal value.
Dr. Burcin Mutlu-Pakdil
Uses the world’s largest telescopes to understand the nature of dark matter and galaxy formation by studying the smallest galaxies.
Jess Myers, M.S.
Advocates for healthy oceans and marine life through art, public outreach, and her research on plastic pollution.
Dr. Elizabeth Shea
Director of Collections & Curator of Mollusks
Expands, sustains and uses natural history collections to understand cephalopod biodiversity.
Technical Training Program Manager
Creates and implements solutions to keep a global community of engineers in the semiconductor industry on the leading edge of technology.
Dr. Helen Tran
Molecular Architect and Polymer Chemist
Works to make future plastics and electronic products fully degradable.
Dr. Danielle Twum
Cancer Immunologist and Translational Scientist Liaison
Conducts research in oncology and clinical immunology.
Sarah A. Wilson
Intersects engineering with personal passions like skiing and gardening to make a difference in the health and safety of people and the planet.