In conjunction with National Women’s History month, the Indiana State Museum is offering its third annual program on Hoosier women making a difference in the world.
This year’s Remarkable Women of Indiana program celebrates women in science and is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. takes place Saturday at the museum, 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis.
This year’s keynote speaker is renowned pediatric endocrinologist and researcher Dr. Ora Pescovitz, senior vice president and U.S. medical leader for Eli Lilly and Co.
Pescovitz will talk about essential leadership traits for thriving in a high-pressure environment, surviving setbacks and how to make a lasting difference through words and actions.
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In addition to Pescovitz’s talk, attendees will be able to engage in a panel discussion about how to attract, support and promote women in technology-related fields.
Visitors can also meet the second-graders from Cumberland Elementary School in West Lafayette working to have the Say’s firefly named Indiana’s official insect.