Meet our KC STEM Fest 2017 Award Recipients

LeAnn Smith
Science City/ union station

  • STEM education – creating a STEM powerhouse for this region

  • Oversees all STEM educational content

  • - Science City programming

    - Educator professional development

    - Outreach to schools, organizations and other community providers

    - Programming reaches children from toddlers to high school students, teachers and out-of-school time educators, parents and caregivers

    - Hosts the Greater KC Science & Engineering Fair and other education-related special events at Union Station

Martha Mccabe
KC STEM Alliance

  • Project Lead for ecosySTEM KC; chairing the regional Girls in STEM Committee

  • Co-state leader for the Missouri-Kansas Million Women Mentor Initiative

  • Coordinated outreach and advocacy as a liaison to the national Project Lead the Way organization.

  • Led the effort to secure a $2.5 million grant from the Office of Minority Health’s National Workforce Pipeline Program – which is bringing new opportunities in biomedical sciences to students in seven area school districts.