Cleo Team Members Discuss Career Challenges, Opportunities at Women in STEM Dinner

STEM Dinner Attendees

Part of Cleo’s corporate responsibility includes supporting the next generation of technologists as they pursue careers in STEM fields. While Cleo offers internship programs across departments that promote on the-job-training and education, the company also works to nurture those interests in the academic setting.

Several Cleo team members attended the Women in STEM dinner April 3 at Valparaiso University, where they engaged with students and answered questions about their careers within the technology industry. The Women in STEM event was designed to educate and inform Valparaiso students about the various roles for women in traditionally male-dominated fields while giving them an opportunity to ask questions about the featured speakers, their respective fields, and their career paths.

According to the National Girls Collaborative Project, women remain underrepresented in the STEM – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – fields. In fact, women make up half of the total U.S. college-educated workforce, but only 29% of the science and engineering workforce, according to the organization.

The Valparaiso dinner highlighted the challenges and opportunities for women in STEM-related fields and provided an open forum for students interested in pursuing STEM-based careers. 

Cleo was represented at the event by Rynn Johnson, Vice President of Sales for the Central Region, and Amber Reiche, Senior Manager, Process Improvement & Value Engineering. The Women in STEM event was hosted by Adi Johnson, a former Cleo Intern and current Valparaiso student. 

"The STEM dinner was very collaborative and informative; it is inspiring to see such great support for women in the STEM workplace,” Reiche said. 

Cleo is always interested in local community events and charities to work with. If you have a suggestion, please contact us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram, or send us an email at ahughes@cleo.com. For more information on Cleo internships, email hr@cleo.com.

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