Springfield, MA— Bay Path University has announced Margot Stern and Dr. Yael Schuster, founders of the Israel-based STEM edutainment company StellarNova, as the morning keynote speakers for its 24th annual Women’s Leadership Conference.
Created from a love of science and a “why not me” attitude about women in careers focused on science, technology, and math, StellarNova aims to bring the wonderment and excitement around science to children everywhere via books, science kits, and multimedia experiences. Stern and Schuster hope to inspire young girls to challenge the perception that scientists are only “old guys with crazy hair,” and to instead broaden their view to include the people they interact with daily – including themselves.
It’s the same message Bay Path has been delivering to women since the inception of their own
Adding to the “why not me” discussion at the WLC are previously announced keynote speakers Mel Robbins, celebrated serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, life strategist, internationally recognized social media influencer and motivational speaker, and Rita Moreno, award-winning actress, dancer, singer, and winner of the grand slam of the entertainment industry’s most prestigious awards, the EGOT.
Conference attendees are also invited to participate in four breakout sessions focused on reimagining the narrative around women in leadership.
Now in its 24th year, Bay Path University’s Women’s Leadership Conference has garnered more than 23,000 attendees and featured more than 165 prominent speakers throughout its history, including Lena Waithe, Arianna Huffington, Barbara Walters, Dr. Maya Angelou, Nicholas Kristof, and Gloria Estefan.
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StellarNova Ltd. is an edutainment company specializing in STEM products for
children. Dr. Mom and her team at StellarNova strive to provide kids, parents, and
educators with the tools to unlock the superpowers of science through literature,
adventures, games, and hands-on experiences.
About Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno is an actress, dancer
About Mel Robbins
Melanie "Mel" Robbins is an American on-air CNN commentator, television host, author, and motivational speaker. Robbins is widely known for covering the George Zimmerman trial; her TED X talk, How to Stop Screwing Yourself Over, with over 15 million views on YouTube alone; and her book, The 5 Second Rule.
About Bay Path University
Bay Path University was founded in 1897. With locations in Longmeadow (main), East Longmeadow (Philip H. Ryan Health Science Center), Springfield (MA), Sturbridge (MA), and Concord (MA), Bay Path’s innovative program offerings include traditional undergraduate degrees for women, The American Women's College on-ground and online, the first all-women, all-online accredited bachelor’s degree programs in the country; over 25 graduate programs for women and men; and Strategic Alliances, offering professional development courses for individuals and organizations. Bay Path’s goal is to give students confidence in the fundamentals of their chosen field, the curiosity to question the ordinary, the leadership to show initiative, and the desire to make a difference.
About the Women’s Leadership Conference
The Bay Path University Women’s Leadership Conference is the region’s