U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, Rural Utilities Service (Engineering) Assistant Administrator Ms. Nivin Elgohary was one of four panel members at the USDAâs Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) National Womenâs History Month celebration at the USDA Jefferson Auditorium in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, Mar. 14, 2013. The theme of this yearâs celebration is, âRecognizing American Womenâs Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics,â commonly referred to as STEM. Each panel member answered four questions: Who in History was a good role model? What were your biggest hurdles being in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)? And for women today what is your single piece of advice? All panel members mentioned setting professional and personal goals, strength of family and loving their career choices. USDA photo by Bob Nichols.
May 21, 2014
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