Join us for #MembersHour hosted by Dr Liz Barron-Majerik, Scotland Director of Lantra & Debbie Mathers, STEM Ambassador Programme Manager, SSERC.
During this session, Liz and Debbie will explain how becoming a STEM Ambassador can help individuals and businesses to promote a career in forestry to young people. You will have the opportunity to learn more about the STEM Ambassador Programme, its benefits and how you can get involved. You will hear from the STEM Ambassador Hub team, as well as from Lantra, about the work that is being done to encourage a new generation of people to consider a career in forestry.
About the Speakers
Dr Liz Barron-Majerik MBE
Liz is the Scotland Director of Lantra, an organisation committed to the development and support of skills in Scotland’s land-based, aquaculture and environmental conservation sectors. Prior to taking on this role, Liz was Head of Natural and Applied Science for Inverness College UHI, a role which included management of the Scottish School of Forestry, as well as the science and aquaculture provision. With an academic background in plant science, Liz holds a degree in Botany and PhD in Agronomy. In 2011 she gained an MBE for her work engaging young people in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), setting up and running the Inverness Science Festival and STEMinars.
Debbie is one of the STEM Ambassador Programme Managers based at SSERC. She works from home in Aberdeen and predominantly manages the North Scotland region as well as leading on employer relationships across Scotland. Prior to SSERC she managed the STEM Ambassador programme from Aberdeen Science Centre. She has been involved in the STEM Ambassador programme for over 4 years and is passionate about empowering STEM Ambassadors to volunteer and inspiring young people to pursue STEM.
Ticket Type 1 - ICF Member
Ticket Price 1 - Free