The FIRST Chesapeake Reaching for the Stars: Women in STEM Breakfast

Sponsored by Leidos

Tuesday, May 3, 2022



Interactive Live Feed Broadcast Sponsored by Canon



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FIRST Chesapeake is pleased to announce the 2022 Reaching for the Stars: Outstanding Women in STEM Award will be presented to Dr. Patricia Mead at the fourth annual Women in STEM Breakfast Sponsored by Leidos.


Read Dr. Mead's bio here


FIRST Chesapeake will also be presenting scholarships sponsored by Dominion Energy to four outstanding young women from FIRST Chesapeake teams. 

Scholarship finalists include:

Tess Eluvathingal Muttikkal - FTC Team 15360 

Kathy Ho - FRC Team 2537

Sara Huelskamp - FTC Team 2818

Meghan MacFarland - FTC Team 17037

Suzu Paudel - FTC Team 10562

Akshita Ramesh - FRC Team 1885

Keira Schoolcraft - FRC Team 2068

Shivani Vedhere - FTC Team 7953


This event promotes the FIRST Chesapeake community's commitment to equal representation of Women in STEM careers. We hope you will join us for this interactive event and add your voice to this engaging and inspirational celebration of some outstanding women in STEM.

For more information about the event or sponsoring women in STEM initiatives, contact Leighann Boland at  or 804.514.7712


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