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Leon County Big Read of “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren

TSS Board Member Dr. Adrienne Stephenson will be the keynote speaker for Leon County’s Big Read program. The Big Read is a national program supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. One of the books selected for this  program is Lab Girl by Hope Jahren. There are book clubs facilitated by the library staff and members of the TSS Board of Directors. See link to see the schedule and to register for these events here.  Visit the Leon County Library website for more information.

Join us for our first Library Lecture of 2021 with the NEA Big Read – Leon County Kickoff event of Lab Girl by Hope Jahren on Thursday, Feb., 11 at 6:30 p.m. Keynote speaker Dr. Adrienne Stephenson will discuss empowering women and girls in STEM fields and her science advocacy in the keynote speech “Changing Faces in STEM: Heartwork Grounded in Service, Science, and Scholarship”. 

From Dr. Stephenson: “How often do we take time to reflect on what motivates us to do what we love most? My WHY is defined by my multiple identities and intersecting passions, Black, Woman, Scientist, Scholar, and Servant Leader. Collectively, they empower me to work to change the narrative of what a scientist looks like and give youth especially those underrepresented in STEM spaces reflections of who they can become.”  Register for this event here.